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Q & A : Menstruation Practices in Hinduism – A Talk by Nithin Sridhar

Ever wondered why Hindu women are advised to not enter temples during their monthly periods? Why is menstruation associated with ‘Impurity’? Is not the concept of Impurity demeaning towards Women? Why do some Hindu Parents celebrate Menarche of their young daughters? Is there even a rationale behind these varied Hindu practices regarding Menstruation or are they all merely an outcome of blind superstitions?