Lingam and yoni

By: Louk Vreeswijk

Mar 06 2016

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Category: Asia, India

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or Shiva and Parvati

The blissful union of Shiva and Parvati finds its ultimate expression in the combination of their sexes.

Lingam and yoni sculpture in Betwa river, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, India 2004

Lingam and yoni sculpture in Betwa river, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, India 2004

In an earlier post you can read a short citation from the Brhaddharma Purana explaining the essence of the lingam and yoni idea. It is the form in which life, creation, the universe, is venerated by hindus all over the place, to the farthest corners of India.

Photo of the week: Lingam and yoni in a temple pond, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, India 2005

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