[Advaita-l] Marrying maternal uncle`s daughter

srirudra at vsnl.com srirudra at vsnl.com
Wed Jun 22 05:30:38 CDT 2011

Marugan means sister`s son.Marumagan means mappillai.Marumagan may have 
become marugan also.I n the case of Sri Subramanya His wives are 
Valli -Nambirajan`s-a hunter king-daughter and Deyvanai-who is Indra`s 
daughter.Sri Subramanya is never a son -in- law to Sri 
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From: "V Subrahmanian" <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [Advaita-l] Marrying a maternal uncle's 

> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 10:09 PM, Anand Hudli 
> <anandhudli at hotmail.com>wrote:
>> मातुलकन्यापरिणयनस्यानेकश्रुतिस्मृतिसिद्धत्वात्| There are many statements
>> from the shruti and smriti that support marriage with a maternal uncle's
>> daughter.
> One case that is quite well known is Arjuna marrying Subhadra (Krishna's
> sister) who is his maternal uncle Vasudeva's daughter.
> In the Tamil culture Parvati is said to be Vishnu's sister and her son
> Subrahmanya's one wife is Vishnu's daughter.  That is why he is called
> 'TirumAl marugan' (Vishnu's son-in-law).
> subrahmanian.v
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