The typical image of woman projected by media today is that of someone either timid, or inept in exhibiting boldness, or merely an object for sensual gratification. The media includes not only means of mass communications but also the major religious cults. And not to be surprised, denigration of woman led to denigration of world. A society that does not give due respect to woman is bound to be inflicted with untimely deaths, fear and injustice. This is the the loud pronouncement of Vedas summarized by Manu (3.56): “The society that respects women is a heaven. And where women are denigrated, even the noble actions go waste.”

India became a slave nation ruled even by slaves because we ignored this most important social message of Vedas. And world is an extremely dangerous and volatile place to live today, despite all so-called advancements,  because woman – the true foundation of valor – are not having the same status that they rightly deserve. If we consider woman as objects of lust, and glamorize skin-showers, law of karma will ensure that our skin is peeled off every moment through harsh realities of life. That is exactly what has happened and is happening today. But if we respect motherly woman to be hallmark of valor and all goodness that we possess, our world would be a paradise.

Contrary to the stupid notions prevailing, as per Vedas, a powerful prosperous society demands woman to be full of valor because that is her natural trait. Her valor is not brutal but that inspired by emotional and spiritual intelligence.

Let us review a few mantras from Vedas on woman:

Atharvaveda 14.1.47: O woman, you are the foundation of society. We promise to provide you a solid foundation to nurture and exhibit your capabilities. Stand up on this foundation and learn the lessons of firmness and patience. You also, thus, become firm foundation for the society like a solid rock. May you live a long life so that our brilliance can enlighten us for long!

Yajurveda 5.10: O woman, you are a lioness. Destroy the enemies of ignorance, immaturity, negativity and savagery for welfare of all. O woman, you are a lioness. Destroy the enemies of ignorance, immaturity, negativity and savagery for purity of all. O woman, you are a lioness. Destroy the enemies of ignorance, immaturity, negativity and savagery for happiness of all.

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Yajurveda 5.12: O woman, you are a lioness. We resolve to do everything for your respect and glory. O woman, you are a lioness that leads to birth of great legends in society. We resolve to do everything for your respect and glory. O woman, you are a lioness that nurtures intelligence and bravery in society. We resolve to do everything for your respect and glory. O woman, you are a lioness who provides bliss and prosperity to society. We resolve to do everything for your respect and glory. We appoint you for welfare of all living beings.

Yajurveda 10.26: O woman, you are source of happiness. You are source of firmness and stability. You are source of valor. Stay glorious in our society.

Yajurveda 13.16: O woman, you are firm and possess tremendous will-power. You support us all. The Supreme Lord has filled you with virtues of valor and knowledge. May even the entire army of enemies that comes like sea be unable to harm you. Even the vultures may not be able to harm you. May you strengthen the world. (In other words, the rest of the society should vow to protect the woman so that she can support us all. It is this message that led to brave legends preferring to die rather than compromise dignity of women.)

Yajurevda 13.18: O woman, you have tremendous potentials. You are as stable as this earth. You are the mother for entire world. You support the world and society. Protect the world from deviating to wrong paths, stabilize the world and ensure that there is never any violence.

(Thus the mantra states that all women, regardless of her age, should be respected as we respect our mother. Such a respect for women will ensure that our society is worth living for humans. When women is respected in this manner, her valor and patience bring stability, peace and prosperity in society.

On contrary, when women are denigrated as glamorous tools, we face the same miseries in society that happen among savages. So stop idolizing models and actresses and start respecting Rani Jhansis and Ahilya Bais.

Yajurveda 13.26: O woman, you do not deserve to be defeated by challenges and obstacles. On contrary, you possess the power to defeat the stiffest challenge. Defeat the enemies and their armies. You have valor of thousands of men. Realize your true potential and demonstrate your valor. Please us all through your courage. The world demands that from you!

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Yajurveda 21.5: O woman, you possess tremendous power. You are the mother of noble people. You are the wife of truth-seeker. You are full of valor. You cannot be weakened by attack of enemies. You are full of dynamism. You bring happiness to all. You follow the path of nobility. Protect the society by realizing your true potential.

(The mantra clearly states that if the husband is not on right path, a woman should not follow him. She is source of all power, so she should lead and not be led in matters of truth and justice.)

Rigveda 8.67.10: O woman, you are unbreakable. You are never impoverished. We urge you to spread happiness and prosperity in the world. We urge you to realize your potential so that we are able to fulfill our goals.

Rigveda 8.18.5: O woman, you are unbreakable, brave and impoverished. Hence your children are also brave and eager to take greatest challenges for noble goals. They dare to fight the toughest enemies. They never even dream of sins. How can they indulge in any sinful act! All this is because you are the mother!

Yajurveda 14.13: O woman, you are the queen! You are brilliant like the east from where sun rises! You are possessor of tremendous potentials like the south. You are the empress like the glorious west. You enlighten us all like the north. You deserve vast respect like the sky.

Rigveda 10.86.10: A woman never hesitates to make greatest of sacrifices in time of need. The woman who symbolizes truth, has brave sons and has a brave husband brings prosperity and glory for herself and society.

Yajurveda 17.44: O brave woman, defeat the vast armies of enemy. March towards the enemies and destroy them. Stay away from sinful acts. Ensure that enemies of society are completely disheartened to never dare to promote vices.

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Yajurveda 17.45: O brave woman, obtain training in martial arts and warfare. Unleash your potential and destroy the enemies. Capture them and do not have mercy on those who spread hatred and vices in society. Imprison them.

Rigveda 6.75.15: O brave woman, for the criminals, you are an arrow full of poison. For defense of the society, you have donned an armor. You have tremendous valor. We humbly bow to your selfless glory!

Rigveda 10.86.9: This criminal is assuming me to be a coward. But I am brave. My husband is also brave. I am in company of brave people.

Rigveda 10.159.2: I am the flag of the nation. I am the head of the society. I am brilliant. My voice has impact. I am loved by my husband but in battle-field I demonstrate exemplary bravery that destroys the enemies.

Rigveda 10.159.3: My son has destroyed all enemies. My daughter is full of brilliance. My husband is famed. And I am a winner.

Rigveda 10.159.4: My husband has performed exemplary acts of selflessness. I have also conducted similar selfless acts of bravery. Since I am completely selfless and powerful, I have no enemies.

Rigveda 10.159.5: I have no enemies. I have destroyed all enemies. I am a winner over all enemy mindsets and tendencies.

O Ishwar! Provide a direction to our society that we respect the woman as mother! Provide inspiration to women so that they realize their true potential. This is the only way for a peaceful, prosperous, powerful society, nation and world! May we achieve that very soon!

References: Commentaries by Swami Dayanand, Vedic Naari by Pt Ramnath Vedalankar, Vedik Shabdarth Vichar by Pt Ramnath Vedalankar, Vedic Kosh by Pt Rajveer Shastri. 

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People think that women are not respected in the Sanatana Dharma faith. Especially in the West. This terrible Delhi rape convinces them that it is our religious culture that permits rape, as well as female infanticide, and honor killings. None of them are supported by the Vedas but no one… Read more »
vasudevarao
I request Agniveer to send the article to Mohajji bhagavat for his reading. What he said today as appearing in News paper is obnoxious and borders on Talibanism. Further, the marriage in Vedas is not social contract. It is beyond this. It is unfortunate that RSS has a horrible puranic… Read more »
Agniveer Agni

You may send the article. But when we viewed a longer footage, we did not find anything objectionable. It seems he was actually criticizing this contract theory rather than endorsing it. Newspapers seem to be highlighting only a part of his speech.

anti-agni

Agniveer can you give us link of mohan bhagwat speech so that we may know that he was denying contract theory?

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@anti-agni
Open television and you will see it.

anti-agni

Vinu i have downloaded from YouTube but it is ibn news and showing only one line of bhagwat speech . from that clip i can’t conclude whether he was supporting or denying contract. but agniveer said that i have seen and media is misleading so i want link.

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vasudevarao
Thank you. I heard his speech in video and he has not stated what the news papers said. It is a deliberate distortion done by media to defame RSS . Agreed. Even then, I feel Sri Mohanji Bhagavat is not fully aware of the lofty position accorded to women in… Read more »
dr vivek arya
it will be very sad to say that the head of the one of formost hindu organisation RSS is unaware of our own texts THE VEDAS. Had RSS focussed more and more on Vedas the result would have been development of great intellect force which would have resulted in great… Read more »
anti-agni
@agnivr. According to that video it seems that mr. bhagwat is criticising contract theory. it is not right thing to produce anything out of context. we have to see full video before commenting on it. you can see how media change the thing. we Muslims are real victim of it.… Read more »
Sanatan Dharma
Media and politician sometime make issue over little things. For example demolition of Babari Mosque. Why was there a lot of hue and cry over demolition over a mosque? Bomb explosion in mosque in Pakistan, Irak and other many countries daily activity. Muslims & Media & politician never makes issue… Read more »
anti-agni
Sanatan your comarison is wrong because anyone who is placing bombs is always treated with iron hands by the administration. but babri masjid demolishers are eyeing on pm post. agniveer i am against you because you never let a moment go without blaming islam and Muslims. if anyone present you… Read more »
Agniveer Agni
You remind us of another site started against Agniveer. I think it was called Islam Hinduism or something. It began with distributing Zakir Naik books and videos to counter Agniveer. It vowed to defeat designs of Agniveer and expose it. Started writing many articles against us or countering articles written… Read more »
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@Anti-Agni Agniveer is against those people who has the mentality that “Saddam Hussein, Idi Amin, Ben Laden, Khalkhali and Khomeini will be forgiven, despite their crimes, because they were Muslims and did not set partners to Allah, but Gandhi who was a Hindu and as Muslims claim believed in a… Read more »
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@anti-agni Muslim are greatest victim of media. Muslim terrorist who killed lacs of Muslims and do bomb explosions is mosque in Pakistan, Irak, Afghanistan are roaming freely. Media and politician will never talk about them. The Muslim get killed in Gujarat riots were in hundreds but Muslim killed by Muslims… Read more »
Arun

Because no one is surprised when Muslims mass murder infidels or rival Muslim sects. It is not news. It is the only religion people have to be constantly reminded that it is a religion of peace though the never ending rivers of blood say otherwise.

Agniveer Agni
Why differentiate as we and you. Everyone is victim of those forces whose only goal is commercial benefits. At least Agniveer never blames on basis of Hindu or Muslim. Yes we condemn Zakir and Owaisi but we also admire Ashfaq and Hamid as our top role models. Today, the largest… Read more »
Sanatan Dharma

@Anti-Agni
I agree with you.

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Vedas On girl child यत्र नार्यस्तु पूज्यन्ते रमन्ते तत्र देवता: ! यत्रेतास्तु न पूज्यन्ते सर्वास्तत्राफला: क्रिया: !! मनु: Prosperity reigns supreme where women are held in high esteem. All their actions fail to bring wellbeing, where women are held in disrespect. This has been a uniquely Indian tradition from Vedic… Read more »
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Agniveer Agni

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Satyen

Also women’s names come first due to reverence to them. Out of numerous, a few examples are:
Radhe-shyam, Seeta-ram, Lakshmi-narayan, Uma-shanker etc

Ohm tat sat.

SS
Dear Guru Agniveer , Please, Man also should have articles how to behave with females, what behavior is beneficial, and the heroes that were man, verses this mafia loafer culture that is so prominent. Before a man to even think to approach an women sexually was considered a crime in… Read more »
harsh singh
i think ,a answer could be since women were respected and they were not like present times promiscous woman,vedic age produced great men scientists ,sages and highly efficient kings ,statesmen and doctors..and yes they were all men..most of prominent brahmrishis are men..even a woman rishika called gargi was defeated by… Read more »
vasudevarao
swami dayanand recounts an incident where Kaikeyee, one of three wives of King Dasharath being valorous and assisting her husband in war. Even In Mahabharth, Chitrangada, Uloopi possessed valor. The kingdom of Lanka was being protected under the stewardship of a woman called Lankini. All these things go to prove… Read more »
pratap
Another illustration of respect to women in ancient vedic times can be seen in the “names” of children. If it was boy then he was referred to by his mother’s name. For example– Kunti-putra or Ganga-putra. If it was a girl, she was named after her father or the kingdom.… Read more »
basant jhariya

good

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Hatsoff to this article!

A women

Watching pornography is an insult to all women, that includes your mother too

Agniveer
A wrong is a wrong. And watching pornography represents highest level of mental sickness regardless of whosoever does it. The moment we justify enjoying anything or any person with lust for purely physical reasons, then we have no reason to have different standards for our own mother. That is why… Read more »
Pradeep Gowda

Lot of today’s young generation consider watching pornography as normal.
Watching pornography is equivalent of exploiting women, for our own physical pleasure.
If someone doesnt watch pornography, then he is considered abnormal and is mocked upon.
I have experienced such mocking.

A Women

Well said brother.

SS
But we usually meet with these questions.as work with library. For example Publication division Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India book called “Guler Paintings,” I have many objection to this painting which I was assured by sales man that there is nothing vulgar there as it is a… Read more »
SS

I been to internet cafe and seen women viewing pornography.

A Women
So what? They clearly fail to see who pornography is aimed at. Just because women do it, does not make it acceptable. A good example is muslim women. Muslim women are more than happy to be covered from head to toe in a black piece of cloth. But making women… Read more »
identity crisis

Aha another disguised muslimah. Yes wearing burkha is sexist, and pornography is womens lib, anything else muslimah?

dharma_thug

Plz read this for some additional stuff on women.Ofcourse everything is already discussed by Agniveer the true modern prophet of sanatan dharma,but still check this link for detailed info.

http://www.hinduwisdom.info/Women_in_Hinduism.htm

dharma_thug

Nice man!!

Truth Seeker

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SS

Very good excellent article. Thank you guru Agniveer.

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