The Grihasthi should repeatedly accept the kind advice of the old but experienced persons.
This quotation means father, mother and teacher are considered to be God to you and respect for them is vital in life.
Ashramas are regarded as different stages in the life of an individual which train him for some period and the individual exerts himself in the same order to qualify himself for the next stage of life.
The theory of Purusharthas is given concrete expression in the Hindu scheme of Ashramas. Therefore, this unit will concentrate on this aspect.
Therefore, how can we imagine not to give attention to old people when such teachings are obtained. So, they will not feel rejected but would feel their man power being respected by their children.
We ask others to respect our religion while all the time we curse non-Muslims loudly in Arabic in our Friday prayers in the Mosques. Unlike most other religions, Hinduism does not have one single founder, one single scripture, or a commonly agreed set of teachings.
Hamid is an Egyptian scholar and author opposed to Islam fundamentalism.
In Vivaha Samskara, Dharma predominates. The first stage is Brahmacharya. Until now we have accepted polygamy, the beating of women by men, and killing those who convert from Islam to other religions.
Education, morality and values are important for the safe and sane development of an individual and the society and in the Brahmacharya they are premordial.