Why Women are given Brahmana Initiation

ASK BVKS | November 28, 2013 |

English; Nanda Gokulam, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Why do we initiate women as brahmanas in our sampradaya? Traditionally women are supposed to have subordinate role but brahmanas are leaders of the society. So how do we understand this?

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