Posted 23 March 2013
Devadasi: Transformation of the tradition

Devadasi: Transformation of the tradition

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опубликовано 23 March 2013
Devadasis were girls who were given a special upbringing and who lived at temples in India. They used to dedicate themselves to serving their gods and mainly, to entertaining them with dancing.

Nowadays, devadasi's role has gone through significant changes.
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to abolish - 打破る
ancient - 古い
a brothel - 魔窟
a cockroach - ゴキブリ
to dedicate - 捧げる
to diminish - 減らす
grotesque - 異形
a hooker - フッカー
ingrain - イングレイン
a link - 結ぶ
medieval - 中世の
a mistress - 愛人
prepubescent - 未熟な
a priest - 祭司
sacred - 神聖
a slave - 奴隷
successful - 旨い
a superstition - 迷信
a temple - 寺院
an undercurrent - 暗流