“The medieval period witnessed many revivalist movements in Hinduism under different sages and saints. They were based on Bhakti which was the outcome of the feeling of escapism which dominated the Hindu mind as a result of the conquest of its sacred places in Islam.”
Within ISKCON, women are renowned and regarded as completely equal in regards to spirituality.  Prabhupada in his original writings encouraged the complete equality of women in the eye of Krishna based on the teachings of Bhagavad Gita that soul does not have any gender  and everybody is eligible for spiritual liberation.  He also rebuked several of his male followers for discriminating against women. Since mother is the most respected position in Vedic culture, women within the Hare Krishna community are all viewed as mothers, especially for celibate male members Brahmacharis . "Mother is a term of respect for women in the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), and is often prefixed to the Sanskrit name they receive in initiation. Even unmarried women are referred to as mothers".  The women are referred to in this way because it reduces the possibility of the women being seen in an sexual manner.
According to Northrop Frye in The Educated Imagination, literary conventions are typical…
Apprenticeship Director. During this session expectations and personal responsibilities of the Apprentice are made clear. There is time for Q&A.