The Condition of Women In Ancient Indian Society

Authors(1) :-Shailendra Kumar Yadav

The status of any society and nation can be assessed by seeing the condition of females there. The credit for the glorious Satyagai society of ancient times can be attributed to the higher status of females. It is clear from the perspective of Vedic texts that then there was a sense of freedom and equality in the society, women were seen in respect of respect and reverence at every level. They had opportunities similar to men, and they also used to take part in every field. From homework to agricultural administration and yagya karma to spiritual practice, none of them were untouched by the impression of their distinctive personality, talent and skill. On the basis of their multi-dimensional achievements, they used to communicate the energy of their caste and make their invaluable contribution in empowering their society and the nation. In Vedic literature there is mention of his role and contribution in the form of a daughter, sister, wife and anywhere in the form of mother. And somewhere he reveals his domination in the form of a ministerial sage.

Authors and Affiliations

Shailendra Kumar Yadav
Ancient History Department of Culture and Archeology, Allahabad University, Allahabad, India

  1. Rigveda 8 W Mondal 81 Part 5, 13 verses
  2. Rigveda 6 Circle, 75 Part, 5th Century
  3. Atharva Veda 11/5/14
  4. Atharva Veda 14/14
  5. Mahabharata Shantiperva 144/61
  6. Rig Veda 1/83/3
  7. Shatpath Brahman (15/3/1/33)
  8. Mahabharat 3/3/5/20
  9. Atharvaveda 14/1/20
  10. Legendary Upanishad (2/4)

Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 5 | July-August 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-08-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 701-706
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1844274
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Shailendra Kumar Yadav, " The Condition of Women In Ancient Indian Society, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 5, pp.701-706, July-August-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1844274

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