Talk:Sagotra

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By Swami Harshananda

sagotra (‘of the same gotra or lineage’)

The words gotra and pravara have been used extensively in the smṛtis and dharmaśāstras.

Sagotra means a person belonging to the same gotra. Marriages between persons of the same gotra have been prohibited.

See GOTRA for details.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore

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sagotra (‘of the same gotra or lineage’) The words gotra and pravara have been used extensively in the smṛtis and dharmaśāstras. Sagotra means a person belonging to the same gotra. Marriages between persons of the same gotra have been prohibited. See GOTRA for details.