[Advaita-l] Women and Vedas

Satish Arigela satisharigela at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 4 17:56:33 CDT 2006

> Dear members
> If one has absolute faith in the Vedas one has to
> agree that Women were not eligible to recite
> Vedas.The why of it we have to admit honestly that
> we do not know.We may speculate only.

What about those portions of the smArta literature
which directly or indirectly hint women performing
shrauta karma-s? I am not not talking about the wife
participating in yAgA-s along with husband.

I am sure people have come across enough references on
the above.


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