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Apsaras | The Female Body is Sacred


From Aug of 2017 on my Instagram (@Claire.Nakti)

"Twisting, broad-hipped and high breasted nymphs display their generously contoured and bejewelled bodies on exquisitely worked exterior wall panels. These fleshy apsaras run riot across the surface of the stone, putting on make-up, washing their hair, playing games, dancing, and endlessly knotting and unknotting their girdles....Beside the heavenly nymphs are serried ranks of griffins, guardian deities and, most notoriously, extravagantly interlocked maithunas, or lovemaking couples." -James McConnachie ... Sex is the doorway to Heaven or Hell, the gateway of which is the Yoni. Men who fear sex, seek to control women's bodies, do so out of fear due to their own lack of self-control. This is why in many old temples, we see very sexual imagery decorating the walls, such as the infamous temples of Khajuraho. This is because those who wish to pray to God will do so even around voluptuous imagery. There is no need to level the playing field for those who cannot control themselves around women, and shame and make the women feel bad about it. If you're policing women's dress codes due to your own lack of self-control, ask yourself why you find the Goddess's manifestation on earth so offensive and sinful. The female body is the definition of beauty and sanctity itself, not sinful. It is meant to be displayed in temples because it is SACRED, an object of worship. Women claim to be upset about the super thin models on the runway, but this evolved because it is not only men wanting women to cover up. Women find voluptuous and curvy women more offensive due to the jealousy, lust, anger, and frustration it creates. This is why commercials without stick figure women running around in their underwear offend people, such as the banned Lane Bryant commercial from 2010, featuring Ashley Graham (while VS commercials depict the same things and don't get banned. Women find the thinner frame "safer"). If a woman feels shame for her feminine body, no spiritual growth can take place. This is why certain aspects of the body positivity movement, as well as understanding your unique beauty "type", is the first step a woman must take if she wants to grow spiritually. Contrary to popular belief, "Heaven" is full of sex and can only be entered through sex. Heaven is full of beautiful women and virile male consorts. Sex is Holy, not sinful. Those who wish for women to cover up, for them to feel ashamed of their sexuality, condemn the women to an earthly grave, because embracing their libido and erotic nature is the only way for themselves and their partner to achieve liberation.

Image Credit: By Rosemania [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

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