No not like putting a Ba Gua* mirror up there or anything. I actually READ about this ages ago in a Denise Linn book called Secrets & Mysteries – the Power and Glory Of Being A Woman. It is an unwieldy title, i agree.
She should have just titled it “Holy Bitch” – a term that comes up a lot in the book. Anyway, it is actually a really epic book. She’s confronted and survived all manner of crap, which she talks about in a really candid, non Gerbera way. There is a cool chapter about ‘adornment’ and how sacred and pleasurable cosmetics can be, provided you don’t feel you have to put some slap on to face the day or please some f-wit.
But the piece de resistance of the book is her instructions for how to cleanse your womanly parts to remove the astral residue from bad sex – or worse. It is basically smudging your vagina – sorry if this words get this site censored by anyone accessing from work – i am trying to use just medical terms to help with this. Denise Linn is Cherokee Indian and so i believe she has some form in this matter.
The ritual she suggests is apparently ancient and the real deal – you need a cauldron! I mean, hello? And you have to get (I think) sage and light it so it is smoking – like smudging – and then you squat over the cauldron, basically asking whomever to cleanse any shitty vibes, self-hatred, weird energetics, whatever – you get the idea – from that place.
I have never actually tried this and nor has anyone i know but now that Lilith is in Leo, there is probably an amoral imperative to go the hairdresser, demand that the scalp massage goes on for at least twice the usual time, shun product, refuse to read crap gossip mags because you are meditation upon your Empire and then head home to Feng Shui Your Vagina. Apart from the cackling over the cauldron bit, it feels totally modern.
Also, while we are at it, are you aware that there is a Hindu Goddess named Kunti? Is that where that other word came from?
What do you think? Has anyone tried this?
*Some Feng Shui practitioners say that when they say a house with a Ba Gua mirror out the front, all it says is that person is really worried they have bad Feng Shui. They are not considered the real deal.
Image: Helmut Newton