A goddess who’s on her period? In the Kamakhya temple in India, place of the womb and vagina of goddess Sati, this happens every year. (…)
Why aren’t menstruating women allowed in temples? Indian scholar Yasmin Soni explores the menstrual taboo. Plus: what needs to be done to change people’s mind-set. (…)
In traditional eastern medicine, menstruation isn’t only seen as a physical clean-up, but also as an emotional and spiritual one. It restores the balance between body and mind.