Question: How many wives can Buddhist have?

In the story of Sujata the Buddha speaks of seven types of a wife.

Does Buddhism allow remarriage?

Most Buddhists accept divorce and remarriage because: there is no religious content to a marriage in between Buddhists and so undoing that marriage is not a religious problem. an unhappy marriage may cause suffering, therefore Buddhists may feel divorce is the best option to avoid further suffering.

Is cousin marriage allowed in Buddhism?

The consequence of these legal provisions is that if a Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist or Jain wants to marry a second cousin he can do so under the Special Marriage Act, though his personal law (now contained in the Hindu Marriage Act 1955) does not permit it.

Is divorce a sin in Buddhism?

Since marriage is secular, Buddhism has no restrictions on divorce. Ven. K. Sri Dhammananda has said if a husband and wife really cannot live together, instead of leading a miserable life and harboring more jealousy, anger and hatred, they should have the liberty to separate and live peacefully.

Does Buddha believe in god?

Siddhartha Gautama was the first person to reach this state of enlightenment and was, and is still today, known as the Buddha. Buddhists do not believe in any kind of deity or god, although there are supernatural figures who can help or hinder people on the path towards enlightenment.

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