Temporary Marriage

The best relationship between a man and a woman is to be married permanently. God clearly reveals this in the Bible:

Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. (Genesis 2:24)

However, as we know, the flesh is strong and the spirit is weak in many humans. That is why, with the most Compassion, God has sent this revelation that a man and a woman may engage in a temporary marriage. There are rules for such a situation, however.

A men and a woman may engage in a temporary marriage when the woman is not a virgin (most probably a divorced/widowed!), woman is not married, and there is a contract between them. The contract can be verbal but clear. It should put a time limit on such a relationship. After the time limit has expired, they should terminate the relationship or make it permanent.

If they decided to terminate the relationship, the woman shall refrain from any sexual relationship and/or marriage, for four months and ten days. In this period, if any child was conceived through the couple, it will be clearly recognized and father is the man who had a temporary marriage with the woman. He is responsible in raising the child, as is the mother. If this is not observed a genetic test can replace this requirement!

As mentioned above, this is not the highest form of relationship between a man and a woman. The Highest is when a man and a woman marry based on Gods Will forever (become One Flesh). Or they dedicate their lives to God and become Sannyasins (renunciates). Those who practice temporary marriage are those who do not live in the COLs!

The only time a virgin may consider this alternative to permanent marriage is if she is 25 years of age (or older)!

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