Hare Krishna all,
All glories to srila prabhupada and my gurudev!
Can someone(common human) marry more than one women if he is capable of maintaining her and accept responsibility of her kids or have intimate relationship without marrying. This is in reference to the kings who used to marry more than one women and had relationship with her dasis. What does shastras say about this, does he need to take permission from his previous wives?. What was the actual purpose behind those marriages?. Please forgive me if I am offensive in this discussion.
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