Jnana Prabodhini – Institute offering course to become Hindu women priests



Jnana Prabodhini in Pune, Maharashtra, offers a one-year course which will train women to become priests (purohitas) and rituals associated with Hinduism. There is a great demand for female priests as many families and companies feel that they are more honest and patient in doing rituals and pujas. Another advantage is the communication skill of women priests.

The course is strictly based on Vedic rituals. Nearly 19 pujas and sansakaras are taught as part of the one-year course.

The response to the course is great and housewives and young women are joining the course. People from other profession are also joining the course.

Jnana Prabodhini is located at 510, Sadashiv Peth, Pune and concentrates on education and rural development.

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