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Is it forbidden to have sexual intercourse with one's wife after menopause?

I don't know if scriptures have an explicit stand on this, but the answer can be both Yes and No, if we go by views of the acharyas. View 1: NO As per Dharma-Shastras, the wife must be sufficiently ...
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Why does this verse of Satapatha Brahmana call women and Shudras as untruth?

Such statements in the Vedas are offensive and should be rejected. That the Vedas have many statements that simply can't be of divine origin has been known for quite some time. There was a time when ...
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Why does this verse of Satapatha Brahmana call women and Shudras as untruth?

(Please treat this as a comment, this is not an answer, Using answer space instead of the comment , owing to character restrictions) This snippet is from a veritable resource Hindu Dharma, The ...
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Do goddesses and wives of any rishis wear the Yajñopaveetam (sacred thread)?

It seems that as per the Skanda Purāṇa, atleast some goddesss and river deities do wear a Yajñopaveetam. Goddess Sarasvati (one of the tridevis) is described wearing a Yajñopaveetam. Goddess ...
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Do goddesses and wives of any rishis wear the Yajñopaveetam (sacred thread)?

Indeed it's rare for female divinities to sport a yajñopavītam, but not impossible within the Tāntrika sphere. Here are some examples Dakshiṇakālī अञ्जनाद्रिनिभां देवीं करालवदनां शिवां । मुण्डमालावली...
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What scripture or text is the source of this verse on living on others money such as a woman's wealth?

This verse is a subhāṣita and not from any texts. Part of the Mahāsubhāṣitasaṃgraha Sanskrit quote nr. 6464 (Mahā-subhāṣita-saṃgraha) उत्तमं स्वार्जितं वित्तं मध्यमं पितुरर्जितम् । अधमं भ्रातृवित्तं ...
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