Showing posts with label Endogamy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Endogamy. Show all posts

Hinduism - What Is The Prevalence Of Endogamy In Hindu Societies?


In anthropology, a marriage pattern in which members of a certain social group marry exclusively other members of that group. 

Traditional marriages in northern India are endogamous when it comes to the jati (hereditary occupational group) and exogamous when it comes to the village community and the gotra (mythic family lineage). 



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