The guys who wrote the Ved Purans must have been a real misogynist lot.
Hey, wait a minute; didn't the Brahmins do all the transcription, centuries after their actual creation and oral tradition?
Hmmm Brahmins? It figures.
Some say, after release of the soul in cremation, it goes to Pitralok.
This enables a forefather to move to his next birth. No instant rebirth?
Anyways, so grandson releases grandfather, and so on.
Now what about the women?
Does grandma also need a grandson or a grand beti will do?
Does it have to be her son’s son or Beti‘s son will do? Is there any mention?
After all in our times when one son is common,
What happens to Daadima, Naanima and Mausima?
Everyone does not have a son. Some people don't have kids at all.
Agar bete ki Beti hai, toh?
Agar Beti ka beta hai toh?
What about his paternal grandfather then? If no grandkids, toh?
And if only one grandchild releases grandpa, what about grandma?
Or are the women to remain floating souls around this world only?
If so, how will the guys vows of "janam janam ka Saath" survive for the prescribed saat janams?