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Marriage system

The institution of Marriage in Bishnupriya Manipuri society is based on the Hindu pattern and mostly Aryan and non-Aryan elements having certain traditional customs. Out of the eight kind of marriage as referred in the Monu Songhita only Brahma and Kanya or Prajapatya are prevalent in the Society. There is the practice of Gandharva (secret union) system . the secret marriage
of Arjuna with Chitrangoda, the princes of Manipur, suggests as the Gandharva style of marriage.


The Groom and the Bride with Traditional dresses Bishnupriya Manipuri Marriage

 Marriage is restricted within this community. Child-marriage, Widow re-marriage is rare in the society. During marriage ceremony, special kind of rules and customs are observed


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