NIYOGA: SEX FOR DHARMA, NOT FOR PLEASURE

Niyoga surrogacy in ancient India

Niyoga or Niyog (नियोग) is an ancient Indian tradition, in which a woman (whose husband is either incapable of fatherhood or has died without having a child) would request and appoint a person for helping her bear a child. According to this tradition the man who was appointed must be or would most likely be a revered person.  … Read more