The moral of the story is that sexual enjoyment is much less harmful thananger. Whereas lust has taken 10,000 years to remove his power, his angerremoved it in one instant. That is the difference. That is why they say if youare practicing
=sincere devotion, and you get angry you are notmaking headway. The signature of being on the proper path is that you mustremain unperturbed by anger or fear. It is then that you are really on the way.
is done to
Kriya Shakti, Jnana Shakti
. What is themeaning and importance of these
in the Mother worship? They are thepowers residing in the erotic jones of a woman. All Goddesses are powers of attention, awarenesses, residing in certain places or times. Pure unboundedawareness is considered to be the universal Mother,
All shaktis are Her body parts. Her body is space and time.
Gouri=Kriya, Lakshmi=Jnana, Saraswati=Iccha
The word "mother" brings to our minds usually the "one who gives birth to". Iwas born out of her womb and that is my place of birth. The birth channel, the
=vagina is the only entity that really qualifies to be called the mother. It isindeed a temple where the Goddess who gives birth is located. We call theGoddess there as
is also the place where billions of sperms who are trying to get a chance to live are destroyed. That is why she isknown as
is the one who accepts the seed and gives itlife, and
is one who accepts the seed but destroying it. That is why it isimportant to worship Kali during menstruation, when conception is notpossible. They are different, yet they arelocated at the same place, called bydifferent names at different times. They are both located in the
. So as the Mother of all, who gives birth to us through her yoni,
is worshipped in the yoni. She is the base in which the
phallus of Sivastands. Lalita Sahasram speaks of
worshipped in yoni. Thereare so many names in the Lalita Sahasranama that relate to such explicitlysexual aspects of the Mother Goddess worship.At one time there were fertility rites where the love between man and womanwas offered as an intimate service to the Goddess.
the universal motheris located in the
- residing in.The place where Devi is residing in, is the genitals.The seat of the
power, the energy which gives supreme pleasure of orgasm is located in the genitals. The starting point of Kundalini is known as