Some gurdwaras permit mixed marriages, which has led to controversy.
Some traditional Zoroastrians in India disapprove of and discourage interfaith marriages, and female adherents who marry outside the faith are often considered to be excommunicated.
Interfaith marriage, traditionally called "mixed marriage", is marriage between spouses professing different religions.
Although interfaith marriages are most often contracted as civil marriages, in some instances they may be contracted as a religious marriage.
Biblical passages which apparently support intermarriage, such as that of Joseph to Asenath and Ruth to Boaz, were regarded by classical rabbis as having occurred after the non-Jewish spouse had converted.
If the Jewish community is open, welcoming, embracing, and pluralistic, we will encourage more people to identify with the Jewish people rather than fewer.Humanistic Judaism is a nontheistic alternative in contemporary Jewish life, defining Judaism as the cultural and historical experience of the Jewish people.The Society for Humanistic Judaism answers the question, "Is intermarriage contributing to the demise of Judaism?According to Manu Smriti, partners in an inter-gotra marriage should be shunned.However, because Smritis are not part of Vedic Hindu religion, rural India which is mainly conservative, follows this rule but Hindus living in the cities and foreign countries have accepted inter-caste marriage.
For ethno-religious groups, resistance to interfaith marriage may be a form of self-segregation.