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Pati Vrata Dharma

Pati' means husband' and Vrata' means vow'- Pativratam is a great vow for a woman. A Partivrata is a chaste woman who have taken the vow of pativratam' who sticks to her Partivrata Dharma, even at the risk of her own life. Who is faithfully devoted to her husband, who she worships him as a lord and who serves him with all her heart, mind and soul. Now coming to the special religious duties of the married ladies. Those married ladies, who are our followers, should serve their husband by treating him like God despite the abuses received from them or their disabilities like blindness, sickness, poverty or impotency. They should not say pinching words to them.' (Shikshapatri slokh, 159) For a Partivrata her husband is her all-in-all he is her soul, refuge, protector, survivor and god. She denes him and adores him day and night, If a women protects her Partivrata Dharma she attains purity of heart and enjoys supreme peace immortality and eternal bliss. A sensible cultured devoted and pious woman is Lakshmi of the home, that home is heaven where the husband and wife are harmoniously united by the chord of pure love, where both study religious books etc. A devoted woman is rare ower on earth a blessing to the home and a brilliant jewel of the family. A virtuous wife is a jewel to her husband. The ideal women is one who manages the home efciently, looks after and comforts her husband and serves him as her god who trains her children to become good citizens, who leads chaste and virtuous life, who plays the noble and important part of a good wife. A chaste wife never eats before her husband She should not look at any male with a lustful heart She should not site in a solitary place with young men She should not expose any part of her body People who do not do Pativrata and Dharma they have no satisfaction, its there unborn nature, jealousy, hatred, pride, hypocrisy, suspicion, intolerance and crookedness are some of the common evil qualities in a women. back to library

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