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The status of woman is always a discussion matter. In ancient time a few woman worship as Goddess and got the respected position like Aditi but the real status and condition of the woman is still a question mark in ancient time also In the ancient India, the condition of woman is not very good. They generally lived under the supervision of man. This is the direct evidence of men superiority over woman. Women were treated as sudras, one of lowest cast among all four cast. There freedom was also limited. Generally women were under the custody of parent during childhood, under the care of husband during their youth and under the control of their son during their old age. In other word they are always under the control of male.

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Puja Kumari, & Mritunjay Kumar. (2020). Status of woman at the time of Buddha- A study. History Research Journal, 5(6), 2922-2926. Retrieved from