Women Shouldn't Be Trusted

ASK BVKS | November 13, 2012 |

English; Baroda, Gujarat, India

Question:

Srila Prabhupada sloka (selected verses) page no:442

Visvaso naiva kartavyah strisu raja-kulesu ca

One can never trust a politician or a women. (Chankya Pandit)

It is only info available in Purana and Srila Prabhupada's selected verses.

My point is due to what reason this thing is written in Purana and Chankya Pandit also written in his book nowadays all over India and world this verse is very famous. Visvaso naiva kartavyah strisu rajkulesu ca. Every one in India they know this verse of Chanakya Pandit including our foundar-acaraya Srila Prabhupada. So this instruction is only for one lady or in general or for all ladies?

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