The Yoginis' Oracle
The Yoginis' Oracle has 64 cards with images of yoginis, powerful female figures from Indian mythology. The deck has a deeply researched background in the Indian yogini tradition from author, Stella Dupuis.
Oracle Deck - 64 Cards - Om Books International 2013
The Yoginis' Oracle review by A. P. Payal
Before I offer comments on The Yoginis’ Oracle, I would like to analyse the term yogini briefly. There are various scholarly definitions of the term “yogini”– ranging from dangerous female quasi deity, a medium of spirits, a healer and to a powerful female practioner of yoga. Sondra L. Hausner defines the yogini as “a woman of accomplishment, imbued with the force of divine power. . . She may be human or she may take on a mythical form: quite often she is both. There is a deep ambivalence in the yogini” (32 'Yogini' in South Asia: Interdisciplinary Approaches). What remains the same across definitions is that the yogini is a powerful female figure whose agency comes from regular spiritual practice. Her practice enables her to evoke various energies of the Goddess Durga or Devi into her ... read more reviews or write a review.
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More About These CardsName: The Yoginis' Oracle
Creators: Stella Dupuis
Publisher: Om Books International 2013
Deck Type: Oracle Deck
Card Language: English
Card Back: Non-reversible
Back Design: Black and yellow abstract image
Companion Material: 160-page companion guide