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Women In The Sacred Laws
Kulapati's Preface The Author
Foreword Prologue
The Dharma Sutras Contemporary Evidence
The Manu - Samhita The Later Law-Books
Digest On Hindu Law Espirit Des Lois
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THE AUTHOR

SHAKUNTALA RAO SHASTRI is a double M.A. in Sanskrit as well as in English – of the Calcutta university and B.Litt of the Oxford University. She is also a " Shastri" and a "Vedatirtha" of the Government Sanskrit College of Calcutta. For proficiency in the Vedas and the Vedanta she has been awarded the Rajarshi Gopalacharya Gold Medal by the Bengal Sanskrit Association. As Ghosh Traveling Fellow she was deputed to England and other countries of the west to make a special study of female education there.

In England, she worked under such eminent savants as Dr.F.W.Thomas, Boden Professor of Sanskrit of the Oxford University, and the late Dr.A.B.Keith of the Edinburgh University both of whom spoke highly of her " singular conscientiousness an great assiduity"

A keen research student, Shri Shakuntala is also the Honorary Secretary of the World Fellowship of Faiths and has thrice organised International Congress in India. She wields a prolific but facile pen and Bengali Periodical, the Mukul. Her published works include "Aspirations from a fresh world" "Lights of Eternity", "Women in the Sacred Laws" , a critical edition of "Kaumudi Mahotsava" ," The Development of Female Education in England" and " The Bhagavadgita"

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