In the Baul philosophy, against Hindu or Muslim tradition, women are located very high, they have the guiding role, they are supposed to help men develop, as the female is superior and man needs to find his feminine side to be better. Baul ascetic who abandon all their possesion and ordinary life, unlike sadhu, are supposed to travel together with their female partner, without who they are not complete.
Bauls, men of heart. Message of universal love, mystics of Bengal. In the...more »
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