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À l'occasion de la #journeedesdroitsdesfemmes (#JourneeDeLaFemme #8mars #WomensDay) on vous propose de revenir sur l'histoire d'Héloïse et d'Abélard, célèbre "histoire d'amour" médiévale. Accrochez-vous : cette histoire n'est pas celle que vous croyez. À dérouler ⬇️
On est en 1113 à Paris. Abélard (34 ans) est un professeur prestigieux, Héloïse (21 ans) une jeune noble très éduquée et très intelligente. Dans la version classique de l'histoire, les deux tombent amoureux, deviennent amants en secret, puis sont punis par la famille d'Héloïse
Abélard est castré, Héloïse envoyée au couvent, mais les deux s'écrivent de brûlantes lettres d'amour qui font d'eux LE couple médiéval par excellence. Ils sont d'ailleurs enterrés ensemble au Père Lachaise... C'est mignon hein ❤️ ? Sauf que...
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Thread: Hindutva, History and Women
Savarkar justified rape in his book, Six Glorious Epochs of Indian History, as a retaliatory response for what Muslim rulers allegedly did to Hindus.
#WomensDay (1/8)
Killing of a WOMAN, a SHUDRA or an ATHEIST is not sinful. (Manu IX. 17 and V. 47, 147)
Golwalkar called Manu “the first, greatest and the wisest lawgiver of mankind.”
Opposing our Constitution, the RSS demanded that Manu’s law be made the law of the land. #WomensDay (2/8)
They opposed Hindu Code Bill 1951 which gave women inheritance, divorce and maintenance rights. The Bill raised the age of marriage for women and upheld monogamy. #WomensDay (3/8)
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On #WomensDay #womensday2018 #InternationalWomensDay

Let's discuss d stature #women have in #Hinduism

Hinduism splits d primordial divine energies into Shiva& Shakti.Nothing can exist without d existence of dese opposing yet complementary forces

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Aditi–1st Mother,Goddess of space,infinity and timelessness. A protective Goddess who helps u overcome obstacles.

Agneya–Daughter of the fire God Agni & guardian of the south east direction.

Ammavarua–The Goddess who laid the egg from which Brahma,Shiva& Vishnu hatched.(2/10)
Aranyani–Goddess of d forest &d creatures that live dere.

Banka Mundi–Goddess of d hunt & fertility.

Chhaya-Goddess of d shadows & consort of Surya,d Hindu sun God.

Durga-A fierce, demon fighting Goddess who sits upon a lion.Her name means one who alleviates suffering.(3/10)
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