Devadasi: Transformation of the tradition

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Publicado 23 marzo 2013
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Devadasis were girls who were given a special upbringing and who lived at temples in India. They used to dedicate themselves to serving their gods and mainly, to entertaining them with dancing.

Nowadays, devadasi's role has gone through significant changes.
Palabras recomendadas
to abolish - abolir
ancient - antiguo
a brothel - burdel
a cockroach - cucaracha
to dedicate - dedicar
to diminish - disminuir
grotesque - grotesco
a hooker - puta
ingrain - arraigar
a link - enlazar
medieval - medieval
a mistress - amante
prepubescent - preadolescente
a priest - sacerdote
sacred - sagrado
a slave - esclavo
successful - exitoso
a superstition - superstición
a temple - templo
an undercurrent - tendencia subyacente