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yoni

A symbol for the VULVA, as a source of pleasure, in Indian religion.
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Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi says that the myth of the devouring lover or mother takes a variety of shapes: legends about yonic teeth, stories about female reproductive organs hiding sharp objects in order to castrate enemy soldiers during intercourse, penis captivus myths, but also the fear of "a large vagina as an opening into which the man will fall or get lost.
The yonic imagery of the vials and the outpouring liquid certainly signals that adult sexuality is one of the arenas of anxiety in the poem.
He had earlier referred to Ophelia's `nothing' as `a fair thought to lie between maid's legs' and in the hobby-horse reference he seems to be taking up this yonic thought again in connecting Gertrude with `that which is forgotten'.
Scofield would yell and grab her arm and hold it up so that her delicate blue-veined little hand would dangle from her wrist like the head of a broken lily," a yonic symbol (p.
If Disney took liberties with the original Hans Christian Andersen tale, Schulnik went even further: Five paintings of Sebastian, for example, involved a version of the cartoon arthropod with oversize muscles and multiple abstract penises; in Sebastian (Gouache) #4, the creature has morphed into a yonic form.
The open pocketbook is both a yonic symbol, fearful both in itself and as a receptacle for all the "women's business"--symbolized by sanitary napkins, lipsticks, and panties--that a pocketbook might contain.
The yonic symbol of the vase specifically looks forward to Mary's union with Christ.
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And the junipers, too, were the shape of Mexican ovens," so that he needed a rest "from the intrusive omnipresence of the triangle" (16-17), that yonic symbol of the Goddess (Walker 39-40).
They also recall (and riff on) Arte Povera works, particularly Lucio Fontana's canvases with yonic slashes.