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Woman can Divorce Man in Newar Community, Nepal
History of Newar People from the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, says that, Woman is never widowed, can divorce man by placing Areca (Betel) Nut under his pillow. Newar or Newah (/nɪˈwɑːr/) are community of primarily Indo-Aryan and Tibeto-Burman ethnicities following …

Consanguineous Relationship discussed in Yama Yami Story
Rig Veda [10.10] has a conversation where Consanguineous Relationship and invention of night, first death are discussed by Yama and his twin sister Yami. Yama and Yami were children of Vivasvat (an aspect of Surya, the Sun God) and Saranyu …

Ashta Vivaah (8 Types of Marriage) in Manu Smriti
Eight different types of Vivaah have been documented in the ancient Indian scripture Manu Smriti III.20-34. Only two types (Brahma Vivaah & Gandharva Vivaah) are prevailant these days. Other types of marriages existed in olden days and few were even …