Making sense of patriarchy and religion in India

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Swetha Reddy
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At a peaceful dawn, on January 2nd, 2019, two middle aged women entered the Sabarimala temple in the state of Kerala in India. What followed was a gruesome political, patriarchal, religious and consequential quarrel - basically, an earthquake. So why exactly would a simple act of two women walking a few yards in a temple to pray to a deity cause an EARTHQUAKE? Apparently, the deity, Lord Ayyappa, has ordered his devotees to disallow women of menstrual age from entering his holy shrine. A 'puri...


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