SUMMARY é SHELVING-FOR-BOOKS.CO.UK ☆ Rekha PandeO define their own truths in voices that estion society family and relationships For all these women bhaktas the rejection of the male power that they were tied to in subordinate relationship became the terrain for struggle self assertion and alternative seeking Most of these Women Lived During The lived during the from 12th to 17th Century While the dominant mode of worship in bhakti was prostration to a "DEITY LIKE A FEUDAL LORD THE WOMEN BHAKTAS TM "like a feudal lord the women bhaktas TM of God as a lover a husband and a friend came as a breath of fresh. .
Recent years have seen a "SEA CHANGE IN THE WAY HISTORY IS WRITTEN AND "change in the way history is written and in the way our conceptions of the past are being rewritten In traditional historiography women TMs articulation is often are being rewritten In traditional historiography women TMs articulation is often and dominated by male voices Through centuries of patriarchal control women negotiated many layers and levels of existence working out different forms of resistance
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