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Author Name    Jatindra Bimal Chaudhury

Title   The Position of Women in Vedic Ritual

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   Reprint

Publisher   New Delhi, India Asian Educational Services 2012

ISBN    8120620542 / 9788120620544

Seller ID   102789

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.

The Position of Women in Vedic Ritual Jatindra Bimal Chaudhury

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