It is estimated that women have been practicing with stone eggs for over 5,000 years. Empresses and concubines of the Royal Palace of China used eggs carved out of jade to access sexual power, awaken sensuality and maintain amazing health into their old age. Up until recently, this ancient, secret practice was only available to members of the royal family, and to select Taoist practitioners.
“Yoni” is a Sanskrit word for the female genitalia that means “sacred space.” Its symbol has been worshiped in Eastern cultures since ancient times for bestowing life, creativity and love. We will be using the term “yoni” to bring appreciation and acknowledgment – so often lacking in Western culture – to the creative power this magical part of the female body holds.
Associated with the root chakra, carnelian’s Latin title meant flesh, which is why it became treasured in a Light healer’s kit for any “flesh” oriented problems, and they were not alone in their reverence. Egyptian master builders and architects wore it as a sign of accomplishment. Metaphysically we can use this symbolism in becoming the masters of our fates, physically and spiritually.
The energy vortex of Carnelian has the courage of a lion and roars like one too. When you want to find your voice and deliver a message consider this crystal like a spiritual candy gram – the information arrives safely, with all necessary understanding.