Sacred Source -Dakini

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Dakini Goddess of Life's Turning Points. She is the supremeembodiment of highest wisdom and the most potent manifestation of femininedivinity in Tibetan Buddhism. Her name means Sky Dancer, sky being a wombsymbol connoting emptiness, creativity, potentiality. Dakini serves asinstigator, inspirer, messenger, even trickster, pushing the tantrika(aspirant) across the barriers to enlightenment. Her wrathful aspect isdepicted by the mala of skulls, her peaceful aspect by the lotus frond. LikeHindu goddess Kali, her role is to transmute suffering. Her left hand holdshigh the lamp of liberation.

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