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Has any Hindu queen directly ruled without her husband?

Modern day feminist media in movies and TV shows, like the movie "Bahubali", portrays "strong and independent" female characters ruling countries as queens without their husband (the king) being alive ...
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Why isn't there a female Shankaracharya in Hinduism? [duplicate]

Why are not women made pontiffs in Hinduism or in any other religion for that matter?
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What does Hinduism say about female masturbation? [duplicate]

Women in past were generally thought of as inferior to men, and thus there were a lot of things that women were restricted from practicing (and often punished if found guilty for practicing the same) ...