Daughters of the Goddess: The Female Saints of India (Book Review)

Linda Johnsen 128 pages Yes International Publishers (Minnesota, USA) “India has produced more saints per capita than any other culture in history, but why aren’t there any Indian women saints?” ‘Daughters of the Goddess’ begins with the author recounting this question, which she posed to a Pandit in India many years ago. The Pandit was […]

Women in Vedic Society

There are numerous hymns in the Vedas that deal with the social customs than prevalent and from them one can form a broad idea as to how girls and women were looked upon, treated, and the status were accorded upon them by society. We begin with the field of education. Several hymns in the Vedic […]