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Do husband and wife get Moksha/heaven/hell or any other fate in afterlife together?

Do husband and wife meet the same fate in afterlife , be it heaven , hell or Moksha ?
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How should be the realtionship between husband and wife?

Man and woman come together to pursue four Purusarth together. I want to know how should be the relationship between husband and wife. Any scripture detailing the same.
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Can One Worship God as a Wife?

Mirabai Worshipped God as a Husband. Saints of the Radhavallabha sect Worship God as sakhi or swamini. There are some devotees who Worship God as their mother, and even others who worship God in the ...
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Is having sex with wife for non-reporduction purpose sin?

Should sex be done only for the reproduction purpose ? Is having sex with one's wife for the purpose of enjoyment wrong ? Is it sin ?
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Do only Pativratra wives accompany their husbands in heaven ? Do non-Pativratas also accompany the husband in afterlife?

It is quite well known that if a woman is Pativrata , she will take her husband to heaven along with herself. That is Pativrata wife will accompany the husband in heaven or afterlife. My question is - ...
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Should prospective husband and wife have mutually compatible names?

Without having to hurt or offend any sentiments, I would like to know if the names of prospective husband and wife are taken in account before marriage. What if the names are incompatible from the ...
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Scriptural References on Code of Conduct in Marriage for wife

Manusmriti, I guess, states as : A woman is never supposed to live independently. During young age, she is to live under the protection of her father, after being married, under her husband, and ...
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Is it true that a woman should always follow and worship her husband even if the husband is a bad person?

Is it true that a woman should always follow and worship her husband even if the husband is a bad person ?
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What are the atributes of a Pativrata woman?

Pativrata wife is revered very highly in Hinduism. As she not only protects the husband from death and other bad events but also guarantees the husband heaven.(correct me if I am wrong). So, what are ...
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Does a man get punished in hell for not loving all his wives equally?

Hinduism allow polygyny for men . But Does a man get punished in hell for not loving all his wives equally ?
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Do husband and wife go to heaven or hell together?

Do husband and wife go to heaven or hell together ? It is being said that sin of the wife is absorbed by the husband. Plus it is quite well known that a Pativrata wife takes the husband to heaven ...
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Does a pativrata stree take the husband to heaven even if the husband did sins in his life?

Does a pativrata stree take the husband to heaven even if the husband did sins in his life ? Is it true that even if someone is sinner but his wife is patrivrata , he because of his wife goes to ...
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Do wives have to follow even Adharmic order of their husbands?

It is the dharma of the wife to follow the orders of her husband . But what if the husband gives an order which is against the rule of dharma or is immoral ,then do the wife have to follow even that ...
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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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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 a married person does any charity from "His own earned income" (not from the income of his wife or forefathers), then half of his Punya is given to his ...
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