By Jarrod L. Whitaker
Whitaker reveals that the Rgvedic poet-priests hired a desirable diversity of poetic and performative strategies--some particular, others very subtle--to build their masculine ideology, whereas justifying it because the so much legitimate approach for males to stay. Poet-priests naturalized this ideology by means of encoding it inside a man's experience of his physique and actual self. Rgvedic ritual rhetoric and practices hence encode particular male roles, specially the function of guy as warrior, whereas embedding those roles in a fancy community of social, financial, and political relationships.
Strong hands and consuming Strength is the 1st e-book in English to envision the connection among Rgvedic gods, ritual practices, and the identities and expectancies put on males in historic India.
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