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Smritis for Brahma-Vadinis

Is there a set of practices that have been established for Brahmavadinis when they come out of their monthly asaucha periods? Are there any smritis which describe what their duties should be and if ...
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Who was the last Brahma-Vadini as per scriptures before the current Kaliyuga?

I am interested in knowing if there was some chronological order associated with them and if it's possible to find out the last one.
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How come Vedantic Sampradayas today don't allow women to become Brahmavadinis?

Brahmavadinis are women who learn the Vedas, recite mantras, and do Yajnas, as stated here. How come Vedantic sampradayas don't permit women to do this? I think it's because it's much easier to ...
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Are Brahmavadini women allowed to marry and have sex?

Brahmavadini women are women who learn the Vedas, recite mantras, and do Yajnas, as stated here. My question is, can they marry and have sex with their husbands? According to the translator's note ...