Should Menstruating Women be allowed in Pooja?
The most common reason for not being allowed in the temple during menstruation is “you’re dirty”. Let’s break down the reasoning behind another man made tradition today. WAY BACK in the day, things like sanitary napkins didn’t exist. Even a basic pad that we know today didn’t exist. Women had nothing except a cloth. For this reason, the blood would obviously stain their clothes and they were considered “dirty”.