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The Self-Decapitated Goddess holds her own severed head in one hand, a scimitar in another. Chhinnamasta is associated with the concept of self-sacrifice as well as the awakening of the kundalini – spiritual energy. Her individual public worship is rare, due to her ferocious nature and her reputation of being dangerous to approach and worship. Her individual worship is restricted to heroic, Tantric worship by Tantrikas, yogis and world renouncers.

The Self-Decapitated Goddess holds her own severed head in one hand, a scimitar in another. Chhinnamasta is associated with the concept of self-sacrifice as well as the awakening of the kundalini – spiritual energy. Her individual public worship is rare, due to her ferocious nature and her reputation of being dangerous to approach and worship. Her individual worship is restricted to heroic, Tantric worship by Tantrikas, yogis and world renouncers.

Coeus, the Greek Titan of intelligence and keeper of wisdom, married Phoebe, the Titaness of the Moon and the couple was blessed with two daughters, Asteria and Leto.

The Art Of Esoteric Symbolism: Jean Delville

Coeus, the Greek Titan of intelligence and keeper of wisdom, married Phoebe, the Titaness of the Moon and the couple was blessed with two daughters, Asteria and Leto.

Jean Delville (1867–1953) was a central participant in the Symbolist movement in France and Belgium at the turn of the twentieth century.

Jean Delville (1867–1953) was a central participant in the Symbolist movement in France and Belgium at the turn of the twentieth century.

Jean Delville, The Death of Orpheus (Orphée mort), 1893.  Oil on canvas, 79.3 x 99.2 cm.  Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, en prêt à long terme aux musées royaux de Beaux-Arts de Belgique Followed by © Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels.  Photo: J.  Geleyns – Ro scan

Jean Delville, The Death of Orpheus (Orphée mort), 1893. Oil on canvas, 79.3 x 99.2 cm. Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, en prêt à long terme aux musées royaux de Beaux-Arts de Belgique Followed by © Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels. Photo: J. Geleyns – Ro scan

Jean Delville, The Treasures of Satan, 1894. Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels.

Jean Delville, The Treasures of Satan, 1894. Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels.

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