Tag: goddess

The concept of Creation in Hinduism

The concept of Creation in Hinduismby Murali Chemuturi Let me begin by saying that, in reality, there is no religion called “Hinduism.” What we call Sanathana (ancient) Dharma (righteous conduct) is presently referred to as Hinduism. The word “Hindu” was coined by the Mlecchas (“Arabs/Egyptians”) to denote people residing on the eastern side of the […]

Reclaiming the C-Word!

A stone yoni found in Cát Tiên sanctuary, Lam Dong, Vietnam.

I’ve been interested to find today that the word “cunt,” which is used in our society most commonly as a degrading insult, is actually an old term that was demonized by medieval clergymen. As our friend LaciGreen highlights, inspired by the work of Barbara G. Walker, the word is derived from the name for one […]

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