Mathomathis would like to present an article on The Rig Vedic Slaying of Vrtra Menstruation Taboos in Mythology by Janet Chawla. Author worked with the Ankur-Action India women’s health group to collect stories of women from all classes and religious backgrounds about their experiences with menstruation, pregnancy, birth and mothering. From these interviews emerged two conceptual areas which seemed important. One was ritual pollution. Almost every woman spoke of a…