Why does a Hindu woman have to be a homemaker? Why does Hinduism not allow her to work?
According to Hinduism, women are teacher of mankind. They build the foundation of society shape the destiny of nation. Since the future of a nation depends upon the quality of children it produces, motherhood occupies an exalted positions in Hindu society. Women are more qualified for this crucial role than men because they are regarded as possesses superior managerial skills. Being a homemaker, therefore, is not an inferior status for Hindu women. The concept of husband earning an income, and a wife managing the household and raising children is simply an equal division of responsibilities.
Hidus who follow the tradional family system believe the high quality of family life, conductive is raising virtuous children is a full-time responsibilitity, and this task is too crusial to be entrusted to babysitters and nannies.
This Q/A was taken from the book Hinduism: Myth and Reality written by Ajit Adhopia and published by Inderlekh Publication.