Losing our Roots and Routes: Then: Devadasi, Now: KambaLa

Why Jallikattu and KambaLa issue remind me of the Devadasi tradition? Let me first clarify that your (or at least most of you) perception of a Devadasi and mine are entirely different. The word Devadasi in today's world is synonymous with "prostitution". But a Devadasi was a Devara Dasi meaning "servant of God". These were [...]