"The word ‘ritual’ comes from ‘rtu,’ sanskrit for menses. The earliest rituals were connected to the woman’s monthly bleeding. The blood from the womb that nourished the unborn child was believed to have mana, magical power. Women’s periodic bleeding was a cosmic event, like the cycles of the moon and the waxing and waning of the tides. We have forgotten that women were the conduit to the sacred mystery of life and death." — Elinor Gadon WILD WOMAN SISTERHOODॐ #WildWomanSisterhood…

"The word ‘ritual’ comes from ‘rtu,’ sanskrit for menses. The earliest rituals were connected to the woman’s monthly bleeding. The blood from the womb that nourished the unborn child was believed to have mana, magical power. Women’s periodic bleeding was a cosmic event, like the cycles of the moon and the waxing and waning of the tides. We have forgotten that women were the conduit to the sacred mystery of life and death." — Elinor Gadon WILD WOMAN SISTERHOODॐ #WildWomanSisterhood…

Mahakaal

Mahakaal

ऊँ नमः शिवाय OM namaḥ śivāya Meaning: I bow down to Lord Shiva/Praise be to Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva Mandala and Vedic Om Mantra

ऊँ नमः शिवाय OM namaḥ śivāya Meaning: I bow down to Lord Shiva/Praise be to Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva Mandala and Vedic Om Mantra

According to the ancient Vedas, Shiva cried tears of compassion for humanity and his tears became Rudraksha Seeds to assist humanity in our healing.

According to the ancient Vedas, Shiva cried tears of compassion for humanity and his tears became Rudraksha Seeds to assist humanity in our healing.

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