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Re: [sv-rituals] RE: Abhivadanam
Date: Fri Apr 19 2002 - 20:49:24 PDT

Mr. Narasimhan wrote "Since women are ineligible to utter Veda mantrams....." 

I do not understand why women are ineligible to chant Vedas. Is this because 
of male domination?  When we can pray to godesses Saraswati, Lakshmi, 
Parvati, and Durga why can not women chant vedas. 

It is high time we have women priests in the temple and head of religious 
institutions. Not giving importance to a woman in Veda chanting is as 
ridiculous as men domination in a Christian church.  We should be progressive 
in our thoughts.