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Temples and Women Priests

Whenever the issue of backwardness and discrimination against women is raised in our society, the same people try to justify the openness of the Hindu religion towards women by citing examples where women are placed in position of Goddesses.  Amika Rajthala Majority of the devotees flocking the temples for worship …

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When Nature Calls

These days the ordeal of long-distance buses is compounded by the highway gridlocks caused by security checks, bandas, booby-trapped barriers and even pitched gun battles along the highways. Amika Rajthala She works for the government’s women’s development division and needs to travel frequently by bus all over the country. She …

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Women monks – No trespassing

In the Buddhist religion, men can become monks but women are not allowed to convert as monks. There was a provision for women to convert as monks even at the time of Gautam Buddha. Basanta Maharjan In the Buddhist religion, men can become monks but women are not allowed to convert as …

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