A woman, post-menopause, has great potential to realize within herself the wise woman and the mother of her greater community. With her inherent embodiment of female wisdom, post-menopausally she may cultivate the spiritual power of the Sage.
From the progression of blood sent from the Heart down to the Bao Mai [uterus] in preparation for potential growth of a human addition to the world, in menopause, this direction of flow ceases. Rather than blood nourishing the uterus, blood instead remains focused in the Heart to nourish a woman’s own spirit.
Women routinely ask how one keeps their sanity during this transition?
My response is ever-the same:
Nature, Art, Diet, Meditation, Kindness, Chinese Medicine, Movement