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The High-Caste Hindu Woman

by Ramabai Sarasvati Pandita

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9719244M
    ISBN 101430492384
    ISBN 109781430492382
    OCLC/WorldCa315538488

    At the age of 29, Pandita Ramabai wrote the book The High Caste Hindu Woman where she denounced patriarchy and the treatment meted out to widows by society. Well travelled and erudite, Ramabai created controversy with "The High Caste Hindu Woman", written after her conversion to Christianity. Published in order to raise money for a home for young widows, the book examined the various facets of a high-caste Hindu woman's life, and the oppression faced by girl children right from the start of : Gebundenes Buch.

    The High-Caste Hindu Woman Printed Book boys (p17), Hindu marriage ceremonies (pp), polygamy (p23), female infanticide (pp), marriageable age for high caste girls (p29), freedom of Hindu women to choose their husbands (pp), fate of unmarried women (pp), treatment of child brides by mother-in-laws (pp), women's. According to ancient scriptures, the low caste people have to serve the high caste people. Those existing outside of caste are commonly referred to as the ‘untouchables’. When we read about Caste System, we assume that all upper caste people enjoyed the superior status and all lower caste men and women were severely : Shristi Goswami.

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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.

This is a great book written over a years ago about the conditions and life of a Hindu woman in India. This especially pertains to high-caste Hindu woman of those times since caste differences played a role in lifestyles and social customs/5.

What is right is that the ‘silence of a thousand years’ was broken with the writing of this book, The High-Caste Hindu Woman in Originally written in Marathi, it was translated into English and sold in America.

Profits from it were used to help destitute women in India. 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). Its seven chapters describe the life of a high caste Hindu woman, and analyse Hindu sacred texts – such as the ‘code of Manu’ – which prescribe. The High Caste Hindu Woman by Pundita Ramabai Sarasvati.

Publication date Topics SOCIAL SCIENCES Publisher PHILADELPHIA Collection universallibrary Contributor SCL,HYD Language English. Addeddate Barcode Call number Digitalpublicationdate Identifier. This is a great book written over a years ago about the conditions and life of a Hindu woman in India.

This especially pertains to high-caste Hindu woman of those times since caste differences played a role in lifestyles and social by: 9.

This is a great book written over a years ago about the conditions and life of a Hindu woman in India. This especially pertains to high-caste Hindu woman of those times since caste differences played a role in lifestyles and social customs.5/5(6).

A few years ago a high-caste man in 1 1 8 The High-Caste Hindu Woman Cutch, (Northwestern India,) ventured to marry a widow, but to endure the persecution which ensued, was beyond his power, and the wretched fellow was soon after found dead, having com- mitted suicide.

If words that were written over years ago still ring true, then one is forced to believe that there is some kind of truth to them that remains unfazed over a century. Such are the accounts from Pandita Ramabai’s The High Caste Hindu Woman, written inhighlighting the archetypal subdued lifespan of a dominant caste Hindu : Siddhi Pathak.

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that command our attention. 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 Size: KB. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ramabai Sarasvati, Pandita, High caste Hindu woman.

New Delhi: Inter-India Publications, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ramabai Sarasvati, High caste Hindu woman. London: Bell & Sons., (OCoLC) Document Type. Title High-caste Hindu Woman. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public.

Format Paperback. Health & Rating: % positive. In this lesson, we will examine culture and bias in 'Married Life,' which is the third chapter in Pandita Ramabai's book ''The High Caste Hindu Woman.''.

Her most important published work, “The High Caste Hindu Woman,” was written in English in the United States inwhen she was. Appearing in Pandita Ramabai's book, The High Caste Hindu Woman, the ''Married Life'' chapter describes the characteristics of typical Hindu.

Introduction DURINGthepastyearsomanyhavebeentHe callsforPanditaRamabai's High-CasteHindu Woman"publishedintliattneBoardof ManagersoftheAmericanRamabaiAssociation.

Ramabai wrote The High Caste Hindu Woman in to raise funds in the United States to pay for her expenses there and to build an endowment for her future work in India. In this excerpt from the chapter in her book on widows, Ramabai argued that claiming legitimacy for the self-immolation of Hindu widows resulted from an erroneous.

The High Caste Hindu Woman, which, according to her beliefs, "showed" the darkest aspects of the life of Hindu women, including child brides and child widows, sought to expose the oppression of women in Hindu-dominated British India. Induring a severe famine Ramabai toured the villages of Maharashtra with a caravan of bullock carts and 5/5(3).

The High Caste Hindu Woman avg rating — 18 ratings — published — 9 editions Want to Read saving /5.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.And in this Book Books on Women's Fiction share a focus on the lives of women, and are marketed to a female readership.

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