Devadasi – in Service of the Divine

Devadasi – in Service of the Divine Once a woman entered the lifecycle of a Devdasi, the girl children she bore would automatically have no respite from the system. By Sudeshna Hazra The term “Devadasi” has an interesting epistemology. As the name suggests, “Dev” in Sanskrit indicates divine and “dasi” is a personnel in service. Over the course of…

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Devadasi_NOW Preview and discussion

Discussion and preview of Devadasi_NOW Indrani Nayar-Gall, the founder of Yes She Rises will present a short excerpt of the documentary Devadasi_NOW, and give a brief talk on the challenges of eradicating the tradition of religious servitude within North Interior Karnataka. Venue: April 21st 2018 (Saturday) at Vihar Hall, Hindu center 

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Believe It’s Possible

Believe it's possible By Shyama Parui The fallen, the underdog, the weak, are labels that an oppressive person or society applies to individuals or groups it collectively wants to dismiss or taunt callously. Yet, time and again, these forgotten ones will prove you wrong and against all odds, rise to the challenge that life presents. Do the Davids of…

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