This issue is dedicated to prenatal education. It features some important insights from ancient Indian perspectives. A recent book on historical and cross-cultural perspectives on menstruation is reviewed. Also included are next three parts of the ongoing essay from archives of Sri Aurobindo Circle.
Beloo Mehra highlights main contributions of Nithin Sridhar’s book, in two key areas: a) menstruation related discourse in India, and b) connection between culturally grounded understanding of menstruation and a woman’s sense of identity and self-worth.
An account of some important sessions conducted on Day 1 of the National Seminar on Prenatal Education: Ancient Indian Perspectives. Some key learnings from the sessions are described by one of the participants.