Women’s Authority and Leadership in a Hindu Goddess Tradition Presents an in-depth historical and ethnographic study of migrant acculturation and identity definition This book investigates women’s ritual authority and the common boundaries between religion and notions of gender, ethnicity, and identity. Nanette R. Spina situates her study within the transnational Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi movement established by… Continue reading Warrior Women of God and Spiritual Authority and Leadership
In modern India, particularly in urban regions, gandharva marriages are re-emerging. These self-arranged marriages in India are now called love marriages.
Descriptions of Soul, Self or Atman In The Bhagavadgita In Hinduism, the soul is usually referred to as the Self. The Bhagavadgita provides a lot of insight into the nature of soul (Atman) and its liberation from the mortal world. The scripture mainly deals with the problem of suffering and the paths by which beings… Continue reading The Pristine, Eternal and Indestructible Soul, Self or Atman
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