Yonic symbolism  

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Yonic symbolsim or vulvic symbolism is symbolism that involves the female genitalia.

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India

In India, yoni is is the female sexual organ, or a symbol of them, especially as an object of veneration within certain types of Hinduism, Buddhism, and other cultures. Its male counterpart is the lingam.

In popular culture

Psychology has found that people, and even animals, can respond to symbols as if they were the objects they represent. Common psychological symbols include a tunnel, shell to represent a vagina. In the botanical vernacular, such terms as blossom, flower and peach are used, and nectar for the secretions.

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