In a word, no other persons, however good and worthy, can be natural parents.
When you speak of God or his attributes, let it be seriously, in reverence and honor, and obey your natural parents.
The son adopted may have had his upanayanam already performed by his natural parents.
In the second form, the adoption relieves the adopted son of all ceremonial duties towards the natural parents.
God has implanted feelings in the breast of natural parents, which peculiarly fit them to take care of their own children.
Have you reason to obey your natural parents on whom your livelihood in the world dependeth?
We now believe that events have natural parents and that none die childless.
By doing so the natural parents lose all personal rights and are relieved from all legal duties.