Girls and women menstruate. Some animals do too. But a goddess who’s on her period? In India, this happens every year. Find out more about Ambubachi Mela and other festivals that celebrate menstruation. (…)
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.