Classification of Women according to Age (Post No 2709)

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Compiled by london swaminathan

Date: 9 April, 2016

 

Post No. 2709

 

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1.Classification

Baalaa (age 11 to 16)- girl

Tarunii (age 17 to 30)- youth

Praudhaa (age 31 to 55) – Middle aged

Vrddhaa (age 55 and above) – Old aged

 

Yaavatsodasa sankyamabdamuditaa baalaa tatastrimsatam

Yaavatsyaattaruniiti bhaanavisikhaprakyam tu yaavatbhavet

 

Saa praudetyamidhiiyate kavivarairvrudhdhaa tadhuurdhvam smrtaa

Nindhyaa kaamakalaakalaapavidhishu tyaajyaa sadaa kaamibhih

–anangaranga 4-1

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2.Not eligible to claim women’s Property

Bhartaa – husband

Bhraatarah – brothers

Sutaah – sons

Pitaa – father

Na bhartaa naiva ca sutaa pitaa bhraataro na ca

Aadaanae vaa vasarge vaa striidhane prabhavishnavah

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3.Adornment of women

Kacadhaarya – hair dress

Dehadhaarya – make up

Paridheya – attire

Vilepana – unguents

Kacadhaaryam dehadhaaryam paridheyam vilepanam

Caturdhaa bhuushanam praahuh striinaamanyacca daisikam

 

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4.Women who attained realisation

Maitreyii

Sulabhaa

Saarngii

Saandilii

 

Maitreyii sulabhaa saarngii saandilii ca tapasvinii

Striitvepraaptaah paraam siddhimanyajanma samaadhitah

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People offering prayers to Sun God during Chhat festival at Juhu Beach Mumbai . Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty 17-11-15, Mumbai

5.Things forbidden for Women

Vapanam – tonsuring of head

Gaamanuvrajanam – following a cow

Raatrau gosthe vaasah – staying in a cow-pen at night

Vaidikii-suukta paatha – reciting Vedic mantra

Na striinaam vapanam kuryaat na ca saa gaamanuvrajet

Na ca raatrau vasegoshthe na kuryaat vaidikiim srutim

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6.Women to be remembered in the morning

Ahalyaa

Draupadii

Seetaa

Taaraa

Mandodari

 

Ahalyaa, Draupadii, Seetaa, Taaraa, Mandodari tathaa

Panchakanyaah smaren nityam sarva mahaapaataka nasanam

 

Meaning:

By remembering the Five Pure Women Ahalya, Draupadi, Sita, Tara and Mandodari all the great sins are wiped out or destroyed.

 

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7.Five Mothers

Following five women are considered equal to mothers:

Raja patnii – king’s wife

Guru patnii –  teacher’s wife

Bhraatpatnii – brother’s wife

Patniimataa –mother-in-law

Svamaataa – one’s own mother

 

Raaja patni Guroho patni bhraatru patni thadaiva cha

Patnimaathaa svamaathaa panchaitaa maatara smrutaahaa

–Chanakya Niti

Queen (King’s wife), Teacher’s wife, Brother’s wife, own mother and wife’s mother (Mother in law) are considered mother.

 

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Source :-

Sankhya sanketa kosa, Volume 1,The Kuppusswami Sastri Research Institute, Chennai.

–subham—

 

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1 Comment

  1. Very interesting. I don’t speak any Indian languages yet, so I can’t completely understand this article, but I find what I could understand, i.e. the English parts, very intriguing.

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