there been no difficulties and no thorns in the way, then man would
have been in his primitive state and no progress made in civilization
and mental culture.” – Anandibai Joshee
Copyright Beth Parker Art 2013
Cow Belly Sneak Peek
Here’s a little look at what’s happening to the cows I posted
yesterday. It looks like a tattoo artist wandered into the pasture and
found a couple willing victims. he he he
About Anandibai Joshee
Joshee, also referred to as Anandi Gopal Joshi, was the first Hindu
woman to receive a medical degree. She was born on March 31, 1865 into
the constrictive Brahmin class in India. Born with the name Yamu, she
was married at age nine to Gopalrao Joshi, who renamed her and educated
her in secret, watching her grow more independent. She secretly flew to
the United States to become a doctor and intended to treat Indian women,
who were not given medical attention at the time, but died of
tuberculosis on February 26, 1887 at age 21.
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