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" The seizure of a maiden by force from her house, while she weeps and calls for assistance, after her kinsmen and friends have been ,slain in battle or wounded, and their houses broken open, is the marriage styled Rakshasa. "
A Classical Dictionary of India: Illustrative of the Mythology, Philosophy ... - Page 499
by John Garrett - 1871 - 793 pages
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The History of British India, Volume 1

James Mill - Hindus - 1817 - 777 pages
...contract ; one being voluntary and by mutual consent ; the other forcible, when a woman is seized, " while she weeps, and calls for assistance, after her kinsmen and friends have been slain in battle ; " the last, the fruit of brutal artifice, " when the damsel is sleeping, or flushed with strong liquor,...
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Manu ((Lawgiver)), Kullūkabhaṭṭa - Hindu law - 1825
...proceeding from sensual in' clination. 33. The seizure of a maiden by force from her house, 1 while she weeps and calls for assistance, after her ' kinsmen...or ' wounded, and their houses broken open, is the mar' riage styled RAcsham. 34. ' When the lover secretly embraces the damsel, ' either sleeping or...
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Institutes of Hindu Law: Or, The Ordinances of Menu, According to the Gloss ...

Manu ((Lawgiver)), Bhaṭṭa Kullūka - Hindu law - 1825 - 450 pages
...proceeding from sensual in* clination. 33. The seizure of a moiden by force from her house, ' while she weeps and calls for assistance, after her ' kinsmen...or ' wounded, and their houses broken open, is the mar' riage styled Rdcskasa. 34. ' When the lover secretly embraces the damsel, ' either sleeping or...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany, Volume 25

Asia - 1828
...soldier) is described by the legislator as " the seizure of a maiden by force from her house, while she weeps and calls for assistance, after her kinsmen...battle or wounded, and their houses broken open." The •mixed mode of marriage referred to, partaking of the Gandharvas and of the the Racshases, is...
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Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign ..., Volume 25

South Asia - 1828
...maiden by force from her house, while she weeps and calls for assistance, after her kinsmen and friend* have been slain in battle or wounded, and their houses broken open." Th* mixed mode of marriage referred to, partaking of the Gandharvas and of the the Racshases, is where...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 11

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland - Asia - 1879
...the marriage denominated Gdndharva." . . "33. The seizure of a maiden by force from her house, while she weeps and calls for assistance, after her kinsmen...wounded, and their houses broken open, is the marriage styled Rdkshasa." " 34. When the lover secretly embraces the damsel, either sleeping or flushed with...
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The History of India from the Earliest Ages: The Vedic period and the Mahá ...

James Talboys Wheeler - India - 1867
...Brahmanical law is thus stated by M mm : — " The seizure of a maiden by force from her house, while she weeps and calls for assistance, after her kinsmen...battle, or wounded, and their houses broken open, it the marriage styled Rakshasa." Manu, III. 33. The name Rakshasa was indiscriminately applied to...
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Vyavasthá-darpana: A Digest of the Hindu Law, as Current in Bengal. With ...

Shama Churun Sircar - Hindu law - 1867 - 1068 pages
...assistance, after her kinsmen and friends * Cuieb. Z>d. bkf. p. 8»j— Coleb. Dig. Vol. 111. p. 604, liavo been slain in battle, or wounded, and their houses broken open, is the marriage styled Riikshasa. When the lover secretly embraces the damsel, cither sleeping or flushed with strong...
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Institutes of Hindu Law, Or, The Ordinances of Menu [i.e., Manu]: According ...

Manu - Hindu law - 1869 - 340 pages
...and proceeding from sensual inclination. 33. The seizure of a maiden by force from her house, while she weeps and calls for assistance, after her kinsmen...wounded, and their houses broken open, is the marriage styled Rdcshasa. 84. When the lover secretly embraces the damsel, either sleeping or flushed with strong...
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The Wedding Day in All Ages and Countries, Volume 1

Edward J. Wood - Marriage customs and rites - 1869 - 299 pages
...It is called Racshasa, and is described as " The seizure of a maiden by force from her house, while she weeps and calls for assistance, after her kinsmen...battle or wounded, and their houses broken open." The form of capture is still in use among the Hindus, and in fact it is prescribed as a marriage ceremony...
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