Transforning Entanglement Into Ecstasy
“The goddess represents the very source of creation, and for her devotees, entire creation is her womb.”
There seem to be two ways to live life: entangled or ecstatic. Thanks to the intellect, achievements of human civilization are many, but a significant lacuna in modern civilization is that it has lost access to ecstasy..
Devi, the Divine Feminine, has been a wonderful means of transforming entanglement into ecstasy. Ancient civilizations– Egyptian, Greek, Mesopotamian, Indian – were devoted to goddess worship. With the advent of aggressive patriarchal religions, however, the feminine was banished and extinguished. There was a time when every street in this subcontinent had a goddess temple. Today only south Indian villages can still boast of their own Amman (goddess) shrines.
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