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Later Vedic Period: Politics, Social and Economic Life – An Overview | Original Article

Saveen .*, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


The present original copy endeavors to portray the status of ladies in antiquated India. It alludes to her rights and obligations in family and social life. We realize that the value of a human progress can be judged by the place given to ladies in the general public. In old Indian culture, ladies were allowed respectable put in the general public. Ladies appreciated the fairness in status and position with her contrary sex amid the Rig Vedic age. No religious customs were performed with flawlessness by a man without the investment of his better half. Hitched men alongside their spouses were permitted to perform consecrated ceremonies on the event of different critical celebrations. Spouses were in this manner befittingly called Ardhangani. With their unique nature of tranquility of their psyche, they can undoubtedly deal with even hardest circumstance. Indian ladies were totally given to their families. They were lectured in the names of Goddess Saraswati, Goddess Durga, Goddess Parvati and Goddess Kali. The ladies were allowed to have individual property as adornments and dress. The Arthashastra allowed ladies to have cash up to 2000 silver panas. The property of ladies could be utilized by the spouse just in the event of desperate need. Ladies were satisfactorily instructed in the early Vedic period. Ladies additionally had the opportunity to choose their spouses. This framework was known as "Swayamvar". In antiquated India, however man centric framework was profoundly pervasive yet ladies delighted in a place of regard and love. Actually amid this time, ladies had prevalent position than the guys. In Vedic Period (1500-1000 BC) ladies were respected like mother goddess (Shakti) a image of existence with enormous limit of resistance and forfeit henceforth they had respectable place in the general public.