My kitten is named Shakti, for the feminine divine. In Hindu mythical imagery she is usually pictured as a voluptuous female human, often with four arms, sometimes with a sword, sometimes riding a lion. Shiva is the masculine divine, the blue guy wearing leopard or tiger fur, with a snake in his hair or around his arm. The cosmic union (or sacred marriage) of the two is often seen as one person, half blue god and half brown goddess....though sometimes the images are more sexually explicit, with Shakti sitting in Shiva's lap, his legs folded in lotus while hers are wrapped around him. No explicit sexual images here, but I did find some interesting stuff.
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