2 edition of Women in the Hindu tradition found in the catalog.
Women in the Hindu tradition
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||Routledge Hindu studies series|
|LC Classifications||BL1237.46 .B68 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9780415778145, 9780203864197|
|LC Control Number||2009024212|
Book Description. The text examines the role of the Hindu tradition in the ideology and methodology of the Indian women's movement. By showing how leaders of the movement have restated aspects of the tradition, it provides insight into the ways in which a women's movement can restate a religious tradition. Ramabai Sarasvati, a renowned social activist of India writes in her book, The High Caste Hindu Woman, Education is one of the most basic right of any human be it male or female. In ancient Hinduism, just as other rights, women were also deprived of education since enlightenment amongst women was considered to be quite notorious and Size: 45KB.
Young men gang-raped another in her home after she published a book about women’s rights in politics, according to Gidan Dabino blog. Some books . According to tradition, women, more delicate than men, require and deserve protection. Hindu texts extol the virtues of womanhood and of the essential role women have in nurturing future generations. Though Hindus are themselves re-examining and restructuring the roles of women, there still remain powerful ideals, exemplified by ladies such as.
Book review: Women’s Lives, Women’s Rituals in the Hindu Tradition. Posted by Phil Hine in Book reviews, Gender, tantra | September 14th | About poster. The anthology Women’s Lives, Women’s Rituals in the Hindu Tradition edited by Tracy Pintchman (Oxford University Press, ) explores the ways that Hindu women’s engagement in ritual holds agentive and transformative . Hinduism is a compilation of many traditions and philosophies and is considered by many scholars to be the world’s oldest religion, dating back more than 4, years. Today it is the third.
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"Women's Lives, Women's Rituals in the Hindu Tradition is an enticingly rich collection. The theme of women's ritual performance and its challenges to and conformity with domesticity set the stage for a range of observations and analyses.5/5(1).
This book accounts for the origin and evolution of the nature and roles of women within the Hindu belief system. It explains how the idea of the goddess has been derived from Hindu philosophical ideas and texts of codes of conduct and how particular models of conduct for mortal women have been created.
This book accounts for the origin and evolution of the nature and roles of women within the Hindu belief system. It explains how the idea of the goddess has been derived from Hindu philosophical ideas and texts of codes of conduct and how particular models of conduct for mortal women have been by: 5.
folk traditions the dual character of the Hindu female reappears in the roles of wife (good, benevolent, dutiful, controlled) and mother (fertile, but dangerous, uncontrolled). Classical Hindu laws focus almost exlusively on women as wives.
Role models and norms for mothers, daughters, sisters, are more apt to. Women and the Hindu Tradition Susan S. Wadley Hindu Ideology and Women The concept of the female in Hindu ideology presents an essential duality:1 on the one hand, she is fertile, benevolent-the bestower; on the other, she is aggressive, malevolent-the destroyer.
As a popular statement about the goddess suggests, "in times of prosperity she indeed. Tracy Pintchman is a professor of religious studies at Loyola University Chicago and author of The Rise of the Goddess in the Hindu Tradition and Guests at God's Wedding: Celebrating Kartik among the Women of Benares.5/5(1).
Tradition recommends four prominent roles for a married Hindu woman: that of a servant (dasi), that of an advisor or counselor (mantri), that of a mother (mata) and that of a lover (rambha). The plight of widows. Buy Women in the Hindu Tradition (Routledge Hindu Studies Series) 1 by Bose, Mandakranta (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Mandakranta Bose. Shifting identity. According to the Manu, the Hindu law giver, in a “pratiloma” marriage, where an upper caste woman is marrying a lower caste man, the woman falls into the trap of social disadvantages and humiliation.
Her caste is determined by her husband’s : Rajesh Komath. Buy Women's Lives, Women's Rituals In The Hindu Tradition by Tracy Pintchman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Synopsis. This book accounts for the origin and evolution of the nature and roles of women within the Hindu belief system.
It explains how the idea of the goddess has been derived from Hindu philosophical ideas and texts of codes of conduct and how particular models of conduct for mortal women have been created.
It presumes that Hindu women are deeply engaged and invested in the performance of religious practice. Rituals that take place in Sanskritic, Brahminical Hindu environments continue to be instituted and directed largely by Brahmin males, but women largely control many types of ritual practice that occur outside of such contexts, including many household, calendrical, and local devotional practices.
Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 monthsCited by: In the Hindu tradition, a majority of women's oral retellings of the Ramayana depict autonomy as the rule rather than the exception, but states Sugirtharajah, these versions are of recent origins.
Women and Religious Traditions uses a critical feminist lens to explore the roles and interactions of women with major world faith traditions. Within each particular tradition, the text examines the history and status of women, family structures, sexuality, and social change, as well as texts, rituals, and interpretations by and for women.
It was Novemberand I had come to Bhagavanti’s home to ask about her participation in Kartik puja, a tradition of women’s devotional practices specific to the month of Kartik (October–November).
Bhagavanti sat before us, her elbow resting on a pillow as she. The second striking feature is the provocative, suggestive linking of this history to contemporary issues regarding gender and women." -- Thomas B. Coburn"The author provides a thorough discussion of the main concepts relating to the feminine principle in the intellectual, literary traditions of Hinduism.
The problems of Hindu women are not peculiar to Hindu women. They are the problems which are common to most women in the world, irrespective of their religions, social backgrounds, andtherefore, urge the readers to exercise caution when they visit the websites to which we have provided links here.
Laxmi Pujan in Diwali is considered as the biggest festival of Hindus. On that day, they worship Goddess Laxmi, the goddess of money.
Generally, Hindu women and girls wear clothes, which would cover all the body except face such as Sari, Lehengas, Salwar Kameez, Ghagra choli, etc. In this book, Tracy Pintchman has assembled ten leading scholars of Hinduism to explore the complex relationship between Hindu women's rituals and their lives beyond ritual.
The book focuses particularly on the relationship of women's ritual practices to domesticity, exposing and exploring the nuances, complexities, and limits of this relationship.
The book is part of a series titled “Theorising Feminism” published by Sage and edited by Maithreyi Krishnaraj. It looks specifically at how caste and gender work in extricable ways to reinforce patriarchy and perpetuate inequalities through the institutionalisation of roles designed for women, manifested in modern forms.Accounts for the origin and evolution of the nature and roles of women within the Hindu belief system.
This book explains how the idea of the goddess has been derived from Hindu .