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yoni (‘ womb’, ‘ uterus’, ‘ vagina’, ‘ vulva’) 

A Dictionary of Hinduism

W. J. Johnson

A stylized representation of female genitalia, representing the Goddess and/or female power (śakti). The best known iconographic depiction is the near aniconic yoni which provides the pedestal (pīṭha) into which ... ...

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