Priestesses and Prostitutes
A Life Spent in Servitude
Welcome to Berkana, a place to find diverse cultural investigative essays. In our last issue, we discussed who were Devadasis and why it is important to learn more about them. Today we are deep diving into their mythological origin, socio-political status both pre-, and post-colonialism, intentional deletion from history, and the current day status. Let’s jump right in!