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Women are often the target of gender discrimination in India. But this article might just lift your spirits and make you feel equal to men!
  • Kanya Kumari Temple, Tamil Nadu
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    Kanya Kumari Temple, Tamil Nadu
    Women are often the target of gender discrimination in India. But this article might just lift your spirits and make you feel equal to men! There are some places of worship in India where men are prohibited to enter- either throughout the year or during certain special occassions. So sit and read on...
    1) Bhagwati Maa Temple, Kanya Kumari, Tamil Nadu
    The temple is one of the shaktipeeths, as according to the legend, the spine of Sati fell here. Goddess Bhagwati or Bhagati went into isolation and meditated here to please Lord Shiva. She is also called the goddess of sanyasa. That is why only sanyasi men are allowed till the gate of the temple to seek the blessings of the goddess, while married men are not allowed at all. They only go till the steps of the temple.
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  • Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Kerala
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    Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Kerala
    Women are often the target of gender discrimination in India. But this article might just lift your spirits and make you feel equal to men! There are some places of worship in India where men are prohibited to enter- either throughout the year or during certain special occassions. So sit and read on...
    1) Bhagwati Maa Temple, Kanya Kumari, Tamil Nadu
    The temple is one of the shaktipeeths, as according to the legend, the spine of Sati fell here. Goddess Bhagwati or Bhagati went into isolation and meditated here to please Lord Shiva. She is also called the goddess of sanyasa. That is why only sanyasi men are allowed till the gate of the temple to seek the blessings of the goddess, while married men are not allowed at all. They only go till the steps of the temple.
    Click on to know more such temples...
  • Kamrup Kamakhya Temple, Assam
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    Kamrup Kamakhya Temple, Assam
    Women are often the target of gender discrimination in India. But this article might just lift your spirits and make you feel equal to men! There are some places of worship in India where men are prohibited to enter- either throughout the year or during certain special occassions. So sit and read on...
    1) Bhagwati Maa Temple, Kanya Kumari, Tamil Nadu
    The temple is one of the shaktipeeths, as according to the legend, the spine of Sati fell here. Goddess Bhagwati or Bhagati went into isolation and meditated here to please Lord Shiva. She is also called the goddess of sanyasa. That is why only sanyasi men are allowed till the gate of the temple to seek the blessings of the goddess, while married men are not allowed at all. They only go till the steps of the temple.
    Click on to know more such temples...
  • Savitri Temple, Pushkar
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    Savitri Temple, Pushkar
    Women are often the target of gender discrimination in India. But this article might just lift your spirits and make you feel equal to men! There are some places of worship in India where men are prohibited to enter- either throughout the year or during certain special occassions. So sit and read on...
    1) Bhagwati Maa Temple, Kanya Kumari, Tamil Nadu
    The temple is one of the shaktipeeths, as according to the legend, the spine of Sati fell here. Goddess Bhagwati or Bhagati went into isolation and meditated here to please Lord Shiva. She is also called the goddess of sanyasa. That is why only sanyasi men are allowed till the gate of the temple to seek the blessings of the goddess, while married men are not allowed at all. They only go till the steps of the temple.
    Click on to know more such temples...
  • Naari Puja at Chakkulathukavu Temple
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    Naari Puja at Chakkulathukavu Temple
    Women are often the target of gender discrimination in India. But this article might just lift your spirits and make you feel equal to men! There are some places of worship in India where men are prohibited to enter- either throughout the year or during certain special occassions. So sit and read on...
    1) Bhagwati Maa Temple, Kanya Kumari, Tamil Nadu
    The temple is one of the shaktipeeths, as according to the legend, the spine of Sati fell here. Goddess Bhagwati or Bhagati went into isolation and meditated here to please Lord Shiva. She is also called the goddess of sanyasa. That is why only sanyasi men are allowed till the gate of the temple to seek the blessings of the goddess, while married men are not allowed at all. They only go till the steps of the temple.
    Click on to know more such temples...
  • Trimbakeshwar Temple, Nasik
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    Trimbakeshwar Temple, Nasik
    Women are often the target of gender discrimination in India. But this article might just lift your spirits and make you feel equal to men! There are some places of worship in India where men are prohibited to enter- either throughout the year or during certain special occassions. So sit and read on...
    1) Bhagwati Maa Temple, Kanya Kumari, Tamil Nadu
    The temple is one of the shaktipeeths, as according to the legend, the spine of Sati fell here. Goddess Bhagwati or Bhagati went into isolation and meditated here to please Lord Shiva. She is also called the goddess of sanyasa. That is why only sanyasi men are allowed till the gate of the temple to seek the blessings of the goddess, while married men are not allowed at all. They only go till the steps of the temple.
    Click on to know more such temples...

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