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Qualities of a good husband?

We have a verse that describes the six desirable qualities of a wife: “Karyeshu Daasi;Karaneshu mantri [A servant at tasks, a minister at work] Rupecha lakshmi; Kshamaya dharitri [Money-goddess (...
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Depiction of male widower remarriage in the scriptures?

As discussed in this answer, after one's wife dies Having cremated a becoming wife, dead before, with the fire of the vessel, one should get himself re-married without delay [and consecrate the Fire ...
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Is it forbidden to have sexual intercourse with one's wife after menopause?

It is stated in the Shastras that having sex with a women older than oneself results in depreciation of life. But, does anywhere in the scriptures it says that after menopause, a man must avoid sexual ...
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Is it true that husband of a patrivrata woman can't die before her death?

Is it true that if a woman is pativrata ,her husband can't die before her death. As even Yama can't kill husband of a pativrata stree.
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How should be an ideal husband and wife according to our scriptures?

What are the qualities a ideal husband and wife must possess? How should they lead an ideal married life?
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Which vrata (fastings) should be done by a man for getting a wife or getting married? Any other ritual for getting a wife?

Which vrata or fasting should be done by a man for getting a wife (a good wife) or getting married? Are there any other ways(rituals) suggested for a man to get a wife? Edit: Some People are thinking ...
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Wife's seating position during rituals

I heard from someone that during religious rituals (puja, homa, etc.) wife should sit on left side of husband. But my understanding was wife sits on the right side of husband. Any views in our ...
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Punnya from donation / charity for married person in Hinduism

In Hinduism is it the case that :- If married person does any charity from "His own earned income" (not from income of wife or forefathers), then half of his Punnya is given to his wife and ...
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