sources of hindu law

India is a country where the number of the population is very large and different sectors of these populations practice different religions like Hindu, Islam, Christianity and etc. When we talk about Hindu law then the first question that comes to our mind is who are Hindus? So the definition of Hindu is nowhere defined... Continue Reading →

Illegitimacy of Children and their Rights in India

Introduction: The term illegitimacy is derived from a Latin maxim which means “not in accordance with the law”. An ‘illegitimate’ child is therefore one who is born out of wedlock, his/her status determined by the marital relationship of his/her parents and is therefore consequentially considered to be nullius filius – having no legal relationship with... Continue Reading →

Religion Diversity (Brief Outlook)

Thorough observations from 'Global' point of view highlight that specific groups of people hailing from individual countries usually practice religion in common at a larger scale ,lastly making the country religiously dominant. There are evidently handful of countries worldwide with active population practicing more than 2 to 4 religions and contributing significant amount of belief diversity... Continue Reading →

Sati Pratha Truth: Indian or European practice

Sati practice a predominately highly exaggerated and known practice. Which has been considered condemnous Hindu practice for a long time. Time to open up your eyes. In Rigveda there is a hymn certainly telling that women have all the right for remarriage if her husband dies. Which is -  'Udisharv naryabhi jevalokam gatasumetmapu shesh aehi... Continue Reading →

Schools of Hindu Law

Hindu Law is the most ancient law in the world. Originally Hindu Law was created to satisfy every need and welfare of people. The sources of the concept of Hindu Law are Shruti ( words of God ) , Smriti ( text ) , customs ( old practices) , commentaries and digests. The codified law... Continue Reading →

Stridhan

“Culture does not make people. People make culture. If it is true that the full humanity of women is not our culture, then we can and must make it our culture.” ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Daughters under Hindu law were not considered coparcenary until 2005 where the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 (39 of 2005)... Continue Reading →

Doctrine of Survivorship

In a Hindu joint family, the coparcenary rights over property are shared by the common ancestor and his three lineal male descendants. Under Mitakshara law the right in the property is acquired by birth and the right is enjoyed by him during his lifetime. On the death of the coparcener, the right to property is... Continue Reading →

BUDDHIST AND JAIN PHILOSOPHY (EMERGENCE OF NEW RELIGIONS IN 6TH CENTURY)

JAIN AND BUDDHIST The 6th Century is regarded as a period of religious unrest because of the following reasons- The changing features of social and economic life in the 6th century BC were closely linked with changes in religion and philosophical speculation. The conflict between the established orthodoxy and the aspirations of the newly intensified... Continue Reading →

Habermas Ideas On Religion

Religion in Public Sphere There are all kinds of public displays to attempt to eliminate the ones that seen religious would violate the First Amendment’s Right to freedom of religion. The Government may not force a religion or any other belief on anyone. But having the Ten Commandments engraved more than once in the Supreme... Continue Reading →

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