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Women In India The Purdah System

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The Aeonic Perspective of the Enochian Temples
The initiatory system of the Enochian Temples divides the path of initiation into four major stages, distinguished primarily by the types and sources of the influences they are sensitive to. Briefly, these stages are: 1. Lunar-planetary, focused in Yesod and...
Magick >> Enochian
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
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The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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Women cover up for race, lay bare Haryana's reality
"I don't believe in the 'purdah' system, but we have to follow the rules (of the village)," said Jangra, who was earlier a teacher in a private school in the neighbouring Bahadurgarh town. "Basically, I am from (a) town, (Bahadurgarh).
In India, a campaign to win the right to work
On a humid, sweaty, honking afternoon last summer, two women were making their way through the court complex in the north Indian city of Meerut, searching for the office of the subdivisional magistrate.
A veil to mask man's folly
In some Indian cultures the veil and the purdah system have been keenly practised as a privilege of upper caste elites. India's first ... The isolation of women from the men's quarters is believed to be an upper crust tradition from mediaeval India.
Swami Dayananda Saraswati: The champion of Hindu rejuvenation
A true nationalist, Swami Dayananda, felt that the only way India could achieve freedom was through armed revolution. The Arya ... He fought for women's equality, was against the purdah system, and stressed the need for pure conduct in one's life.
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