Gargi, Maitreyee and other Brahmavadinis (Part 2)
Heritage India PodcastMay 02, 2021x
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Gargi, Maitreyee and other Brahmavadinis (Part 2)

From the era of Veda and Upanishad in the 8th century BCE, this episode explores the sagacity of the great Brahmhavadini Maitreyi, one of the most renowned and virtuous philosophers from the Vedic period. It gives insight into the choices she makes when her husband, Sage Yajnavalkya decides to take sannyasa, and the famous theological dialogue with Sage Yajnavalkya where she approaches the Hindu concept of atman or the metaphysical nature of soul and self.

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