Roles and Rituals for Hindu Women

by Julia Lesile


  • ISBN: 9788120810365, 8120810368
  • Year of Publication: 2015
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 2nd reprint
  • No. of Pages: 285
  • Language: English
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    The considerable interest currently being expressed in women and religion has thrown down an important challenge; the need to see women not merely as the passive victims of an oppressive ideology but also perhaps primarily as the active agents of their own positive constructs. This book therefore aims to fill a notable gap in the literature. Twelve contributors study the role of women in Hindu religion by examining textual studies of the part played by women in a variety of religion rituals, both past and present, by exploring the socio-religious context of their various communites; and by using specialist material to draw on cross-cultural conclusions.

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