Hinduism sex before marriage

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India is a vast country depicting wide social, cultural and sexual variations. Indian concept of sexuality has evolved over time and has been immensely influenced by various rulers and religions. Indian sexuality is manifested in our attire, behavior, recreation, literature, sculptures, scriptures, religion and sports. It has influenced the way we perceive our health, disease and device remedies for the same. In modern era, with rapid globalization the unique Indian sexuality is getting diffused.

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Indian concepts on sexuality

Many Hindus believe that sensual pleasure is one of the four legitimate goals to be sought in life. Kama includes sexual pleasure and sex is considered a good thing to be enjoyed, but within certain boundaries. Self-control is an important aspect of Hindu teachings. During the second ashrama , sexual activity in a loving and committed relationship is actually encouraged.

Indian concepts on sexuality

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The views of religions and religious believers range widely, from giving sex and sexuality a rather negative connotation to believing that sex is the highest expression of the divine. Some religions distinguish between sexual activities that are practised for biological reproduction sometimes allowed only when in formal marital status and at a certain age and those practised only for sexual pleasure in evaluating relative morality. Sexual morality has varied greatly over time and between cultures. A society's sexual norms —standards of sexual conduct—can be linked to religious beliefs, or social and environmental conditions, or all of these.