Definitions for yoniˈyoʊ ni

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  1. yoni(Noun)

    The female sexual organs, or a symbol of them, especially as an object of veneration within certain types of Hinduism, Buddhism, and other cultures.

  2. Origin: From योनि.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Yoni(noun)

    the symbol under which Sakti, or the personification of the female power in nature, is worshiped. Cf. Lingam

  2. Origin: [Skr. yni.]

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  1. Yoni

    Yoni is the Sanskrit word for the vagina. Its counterpart is the lingam, interpreted by some as the phallus. It is also the divine passage, womb or sacred temple. The word covers a range of meanings, including: place of birth, source, origin, spring, fountain, place of rest, repository, receptacle, seat, abode, home, lair, nest, stable.

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  1. Yoni

    a Hindu symbol of the female principle in nature, and as such an object of worship. See Linga.


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