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Brahmavadini or "an expounder of the Veda" are those women who composed any hymns of the Vedas. The prominent among them were Lopamudra, Vishwawara, Sikta, Ghosha and Maitreyi. Lopamudra was the wife of the sage Agastya. A hymn in the Rigveda is attributed to her. Maitreyi, the wife of Yajnavalkya, is accredited with about ten hymns in Rig Veda. Two ...


While chanting Lalitha Sahasranamam, almost all words have aa or ee ending which is meditative. While chanting Gita, I felt there were so many visargas which is heated expulsion of air. I felt the previous style goes with feminine form and similarly Vishnu Sahasranama with masculine form. May be these have impact on the feminine and male balances. As the ...

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