Really excited to announce that Transindia will be part of the Never Apart exhbition ‘Traces of life: a look from Canada to South Asia’ in Montreal, Canada! Thanks so much to curator, Mariette Raina. There will be a special projection of the film followed by a discussion on gender and spirituality.
In Spirit: Hijras, divine hermaphrodites
“Hijras are generally referred to as the third sex—Tritîyâ Prakriti—which is neither male nor female.
More than a question of sexual identity, by becoming hijras, it is an intermediate role that is embodied in this man-woman body: a link between the human condition and deities.”
Read the article by Mariette Raina which features Meera’s Transindia Documentary context.