Priestesses and Prostitutes - The Forgotten Tales of Devadasis
Welcome to the beginning of Berkana’s 2022 journey. I planned to kick-start the year with some incredible stories of the badass femme archetypes. From an obscure corner of India’s culturescape I bring to you the stories of the mysterious Devadasis and Nauch girls from 7th century India. We will do a deep dive into their origin, social status, impact, and rudimentary present-day existence. So without delaying any further, let’s get started.