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For what reasons women are not allowed to cook during the period of menstrual cycle?
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
Religious practices.: Many religions & cultures look on menstruating women as impure. Judaism, islam, orthodox & dharmic religions have traditionally held policies regarding women during menstruation. Women are often forbidden entry to temples, to engage in sexual intercourse & in some cases to touch family members or belongings within the home. Brahmin hindus may bar women from domestic activities for 4 days. Nepali.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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