Temples & Taboo around Menstruation
Why are menstruating women and girls forbidden from going to temples or doing puja? Why are they not allowed to cook for their families and so many other restrictions? Despite the many reasons that are given for the restrictions on women visiting temples during the menstrual process – from hygiene issues to simple time-honoured traditions – the real reason for these limitations will probably surprise you.
Listen to Sadhviji’s beautiful explanation in this wonderful and compassionate video filmed at Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh, in which she also offers some divine suggestions about how to continue loving worship of God, no matter the time of month.