I have been under the impression that the vedas and the epics, ramayana and mahabharata are very strict about the chastity of women there is also a view that women were suppressed and that there was no sexual intransigence during this period. Sometimes rig veda 83317 is quoted in hopes of establishing that the veda considers women unintelligent we can only arrive at this conclusion if we take 83317 away from the verse before and the two verses after it, in other words, this conclusion can only be supported when the verse is divorced from its context. God provided the knowledge of the vedas in the hearts of women just as he did in the case of men how can god who is the embodiment of kindness, just and fair discriminate between man and woman among his own children.
In smritis, such as the manusmriti, the position of women in hinduism is mixed and contradictory manusmriti asserts that as a girl, she should obey and seek protection of her father, as a young woman her husband, and as a widow her son [6. Epithets for women in the vedas it is noteworthy that in the vedic literature although a woman's prime role is portrayed as a wife only, yet several other aspects of feminine form are also suggested by various names and epithets used to denote a woman. The vedas suggest that a woman's primary duty is to help her husband in performing obligatory duties and enable him to continue his family tradition her primary duty is to give birth to his children and take care of them. So to find out the hindu view on women, one has to have a look at the life of the hindus, the position, the importance and the working area of the women in their everyday life the status of women in early hindu society was an enviable one.
The divine are extremely happy where women are respected (worshiped, figuratively), where they are not, all actions (projects) are fruitless  the family in which the daughters or newlywed brides mourn, that family suffers a quick destruction and where they don't it surely prospers [357. By jayaram v for adultery with a woman of equal cast, a man incurs the highest fine with a woman of lower cast, the middle fine with a woman of higher cast, [the penalty is] death, and the woman is to have her ears, and (nose) cut off. The rigveda (sanskrit: ऋग्वेद ṛgveda, from ṛc praise and veda knowledge) is an ancient indo-aryan indian collection of vedic sanskrit hymns along with associated commentaries on liturgy, ritual and mystical exegesis. The vedas also state that women too can take part in rituals and ceremonies the vedas also state that if the man of the house is not present the women can also do yagna the rig veda has all the rituals that man needs to follow. Nari woman -view of vedas the indian subcontinent durga, the divine mother in this tradition, the divine mother is termed as ' shakti ' or 'the (supreme) power', as 'uma' or the sacred wisdom, as 'mahesvari' or 'the supreme goddess' and so on.
A scholarly woman who has practiced or teaches one, two or four vedas or four vedas and four upavedas, along with grammar, etymology etc and spreads knowledge to whole world and removes ignorance of people is source of happiness for entire world. Women in ancient india enjoyed equal status with men they were educated they were trained in the art of warfare by choice in the vedas, woman is designated under many qualities. Flex veda's powerful plant-based formula contains earth-grown nutrients clinically validated to support a healthy inflammation response vegan friendly ingredients support proper cartilage formation while fortifying and repairing skin tissue, supporting bone density and restoring healthy collagen levels.
The ardhanarishvara (sanskrit: अर्धनारीश्वर, ardhanārīśwara) is a composite androgynous form of the hindu deities shiva and parvati (the. Yes,she can practicedo not think that woman can't practice brahmacharyavedas say that the god has given equal powers to man and woman bothso never ask can a women practise brahmacharya even after marriage rather ask can one practise brahmacharya even after marriage. Classification of women in ancient india based on vedic education women were classified as brahmavadini and sadyovadhu in ancient vedic times brahmavadini was a woman who studied the vedas after the yajnopavitam sanskara (sacred thread ceremony) and got married later or stayed a bachelor in further pursuit of the vedic knowledge. This mantra clearly speaks to women to rise besides the dead body of her husband and start worldly affairs in this living world even vedas speaks of widow remarriage for a widow evidence from rigveda 10:18:8 the rigveda contains a famous passage mentioning sati and preventing it to a widow who is with her husband on his funeral pyre, the text says: rise up, abandon this dead man and re-join the living.
Women in vedic philosophy vedas and related texts sings about the status of womanhood in a very glorifying and respectful way it will be no exaggeration to say that among all religious philosophies in the world only vedas considers women as superior to man. 12 the ritual texts of the vedas list women sages to whom homage must be offered while studying the divine texts see for instance ashvalayana grhyasutra 344 shankhayana grhyasutra 410 which enumerate women teachers such as sulabha maitreyi, vadavaa praathitheyi etc 13 cf purva mimamsa sutras 618 and katyayana shrautasutra 117 etc. In the ramayana, we call sita a sati nari, i listen it from my childhood days as i don't know what sita was doing or having so that she call as sati but in kaliyuga we are here up to what we.
The vedas describe indra as the god who wields the thunderbolt, and his most celebrated story was the killing of the demon-serpent vritra the legend says that vritra kept all the waters trapped in his mountain lair, and indra was the one who slew the demon in order to release the waters. Chapter iii of the different kinds of men and women section i men then are three kinds of men, namely, the shastra, or the hare-man the vrishabha, or bull-man, and the ashwa, or horse-man. Nari woman -view of vedas women in hindu dharma- a tribute respected ladies and gentlemen1, namaste women and the divine word:- let me start my talk with a recitation from the vedas2, the 'divinely exhaled' texts of hindu dharma - profound thought was the pillow of her couch, vision was the unguent for her eyes.
Nariveda's commitment to quality goes beyond what we put inside our bottles it extends to our packaging, as well that's why we choose to use recyclable amber-tinted glass bottles vs plastic bottles. The manusmriti also known as manav dharam shastra, is the earliest metrical work on brahminical dharma in hinduismaccording to hindu mythology, the manusmriti is the word of brahma, and it is classified as the most authoritative statement on dharma the scripture consists of 2690 verses, divided into 12 chapters. Women of the vedic period (circa 1500-1200 bce), were epitomes of intellectual and spiritual attainments the vedas have volumes to say about these women, who both complemented and supplemented their male partners when it comes to talking about significant female figures of the vedic period, four names - ghosha, lopamudra, sulabha maitreyi, and gargi - come to mind.