Understanding Women in the Religious Institutions: A Study With Reference To the Sattras of Assam.

@article{Journals2012UnderstandingWI,
  title={Understanding Women in the Religious Institutions: A Study With Reference To the Sattras of Assam.},
  author={Iosr Journals and Pradip Jyoti Mahanta Padmakshi Kakoti},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={1},
  pages={19-22}
}
  • Iosr Journals, Pradip Jyoti Mahanta Padmakshi Kakoti
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science
  • In India religious norms and values play a significant role in regulating the lives of women in many communities and most importantly the religious ones. As the role of women in modern day society has changed to a great extent so also the women in the Vaishnava religion as well as the religious institutions of Assam has remarkably changed and responded likewise. Women are mostly influenced by religiosity of the faith, highlighting the complex relationship between genders. The hegemonic… CONTINUE READING
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