The high caste Hindu woman by Ramabai Sarasvati Pandita

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Published by Inter-India Publications in New Delhi .

Written in English

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  • Women -- India

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StatementPundita Ramabai Sarasvati ; [introduction by Rachel L. Bodley].
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LC ClassificationsHQ1742 R22 1984
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Paginationxxiv, 119 p. :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14995597M

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Pundita Ramabai, the high-caste Brahman woman, the courageous daughter of the forest, educated, refined, rejoicing in the liberty of the Gospel, and yet by preference retaining a Hindu's care as regards a vegetable diet, and the peculiarities of the dress of Hindu widowhood, solemnly consecrated to the work of developing self-help among the women of India, has her school-books nearly ready for the printer.

Pundita Ramabai’s landmark book The High Caste Hindu Woman, was published by J. Rodgers Printing Co., Philadelphia, in It has an introduction by Rachel L. Bodley (Dean of Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ramabai Sarasvati, High-caste Hindu woman.

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The first, The High Caste Hindu Woman (HCHW), presented Indian society to Americans via an analytic indict-ment of the place of women in traditional upper-caste India. Impassioned and critical, the book yet maintained both Indian national pride and a profound sympathy for the Hindu culture that Ramabai would never lose.

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Induring a severe famine Ramabai toured the villages of Maharashtra with a caravan of bullock carts and rescued thousands of outcast children. Introduction 1 5 After writing "The High-Caste Hindu Woman " the proceeds from which were to be devoted to compiling her Marathi school- books; after studying the public-school sys- tems and taking a thorough course of kinder- garten training, she made her appeals to the peo- ple to aid her in establishing a secular school for the high-caste.

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In ancient Hinduism, just as other rights, women were also deprived of education since enlightenment amongst women was considered to be quite notorious and Size: 45KB. Pandita Ramabai Saraswati, a scholar, feminist and educator, broke nearly every rule and tradition that confined the life of an upper-caste Hindu woman in 19th-century India.

The “Hindu lallas,” or high-caste Hindu ladies, are “smartly dressed in silks” while members of the outcaste colony are dressed in rags (Anand ). Clothing as a signifier of religion and caste level is only one aspect of the “you are what you wear” theme.

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Wentworth, and Pandita Ramabai's American Encounter: The Peoples of the United States (), and more on Originally published in Marathi, The High-Caste Hindu Woman by Pandita Ramabai (alternatively spelled Pundita Ramabai) was translated into English for this edition.

Ramabai was born in in Maharashtra to a Chitpavan Brahmin family. Her parents, her brother, and eventually her husband died within a four year span (), after which Ramabai became a lecturer and. In she published her first English book, The High-Caste Hindu Woman, a merciless indictment of Hindu India’s treatment of its women, which was persuasive because it was written from the inside.

Two years later she retuned to India, and with American support, opened a non-proselytizing institute for the education of young Hindu widows.

It has been 3, years since the caste system established Hinduism hierarchy in India and 68 years since it was outlawed. Yet, Dalit women face an increasing amount of sexual violence on a daily basis.

Dalit women and people from different organisations shout slogans during a protest against the rise of rape cases of Dalit women in Haryana. Manusmriti, widely regarded to be the most important and authoritative book on Hindu law and dating back to at least 1, years before Christ was born, "acknowledges and justifies the caste.

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