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it's NOT true that only virginity of women is stressed upon in Hindu scriptures. Men's virginity also required during first marriage. Men's life span is divided into 4 stages (Ashrama): Brahmacharya (student life) Grihastha (household life) Vanaprastha (retired life) Sannyasa (renounced life) And in the first stage named Brahmacharya, virginity or ...


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In addition to YDS's answer, I would like to add this verse from the Manusmriti where a man's virginity is stressed upon before marriage: वेदानधीत्य वेदौ वा वेदं वाऽपि यथाक्रमम् । अविप्लुतब्रह्मचर्यो गृहस्थाश्रममावसेत् ॥ २ ॥ vedānadhītya vedau vā vedaṃ vā'pi yathākramam | aviplutabrahmacaryo gṛhasthāśramamāvaset || 2 || Having learnt, in due ...


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That's not true From Parashara Smriti (28) When her husband is missing, or is dead, or has renounced the world, or is impotent, or has been degraded by sin, — on any of the said five calamities befalling a woman, law has ordained another husband for her Src : https://archive.org/stream/ParasharaSmriti/SriParasharaSmrithiPdf_djvu.txt


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