In this talk, Sinu Joseph touches upon the process she has followed to understand and decode the cultural practices around menstruation. This video has been recorded as part of the Digital Launch of Sinu’s book Ṛtu Vidyā, on October 17, 2020, organized by Mythri Speaks Trust.
In this video, is presented the thought process that went into decoding the cultural practices around menstruation, covered in the book Ṛtu Vidyā. She also touch upon the explanations pertaining to three common menstrual practices-
- Why women refrain from watering /going near the Tulasi plant during menstruation?
- Why women follow the practice of not cooking food while menstruating?
- The practice of Menstrual seclusion and the science behind it