Marriage, which previously enjoyed a sacred place in human life, has lost its true worth to become a mere social convention and tradition. The degeneration of marriage, which is the basis of family life, has led to social ills we are facing today. Rising rate of divorce, adultery, jealousy, possessiveness and broken families are but a few of them.
For the situation to change, it is of paramount importance that people have a clear understanding of marriage and the responsibilities devolving from it. In his 17th book, Swami Paramananda exposes truths about marriage that are tactically avoided, supposedly not to hurt people’s sensibilities, regardless of the great harm it is causing to society. He goes in depth regarding the nature of man and woman, the differences between them and how they are irresistibly drawn towards each other.
What is the secret behind marriage? Why do we marry after all? Is it merely to imitate what others have always been doing? Is it for sex and children? Can we say that we marry to have company in old age? Maybe it is merely to follow social norms. In any case, young people are greatly induced into a dream world of fantasy and go for lavish marriage ceremonies, only to part shortly afterwards.
The whole of humanity is shrouded in ignorance related to marriage and sex. Swami Paramananda reveals the truth behind one of the most sublime stages of life, for marriage in its true sense is a means to attain the ultimate union and enlightenment.