United Nations statistics estimate that in 1995 the Indian sexual ratio was 106.9 males per 100 women--having slowly increased from 102.9 in 1901.
Mythically, the devadasis are the incarnation of Urvashi, the celestial nymph. Legend has it that Urvashi was dancing at Indra’s court and saw Jayanta, Indra’s son. For a brief moment, her eyes lingered on Jayanta.
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Published on: 2003-06-13 (13200 reads)