“The light of the sacred prostitute penetrates to the heart of this darkness. . . . she is the consecrated priestess, in the temple, spiritually receptive to the feminine power flowing through her from the Goddess, and at the same time joyously aware of the beauty and passion in her human body.” – Marion Woodman
This is not intended to be a debate on whether or not prostitution should be legal or judge whether it’s morally right or wrong.
Instead this article focuses on learning why at one time, prostitution was considered sacred and to explore the role of a sacred prostitute.
After reading Dr. Stubbs’ work Women of the Light: The New Sacred Prostitute among many other books and watching a movie called “The sessions” I was intrigued to know why prostitution was once considered sacred.
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