The Position of Women in Vedic Ritual

By: Jatindra Bimal Chaudhury

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The author wrote this book as his doctorial thesis, approved for the degree by the University of London. This book clears the haze regarding the position and status of women in the Vedic rituals, be they household or imperial rituals. Women in various roles are noted : as daughters, as wives, as widows, as mothers, and as sisters. Being a book of rituals, many are described, including Agni Samskara, Sraddh, Pasuyaga, Udaniyesti, Vajapeya, Rajsuya, Purusamedha, Vasvideva, Girhashanti, Pitryajna, Naga Bali, Pumsavana, Karnavedha, etc. The book ends with 3 appendices - one each on, the sister, the wife in Indian literature, and notes on the chief wife. This book was first published in 1956.Printed Pages: 286.

Title: The Position of Women in Vedic Ritual

Author Name: Jatindra Bimal Chaudhury

Categories: Sanskrit and Vedic Literature, India,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2012

ISBN: 8120620542

ISBN 13: 9788120620544

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 102789

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