Page 19: Magical diagrams, plus four yoni symbols, mark this woman/priestess as a ritual consort of the god Shiva (see trident on forehead); and/or his living representative(s). The two lingams at the bottom, plus the two gandharvas (Skt., centaurs), aim at the yoni; sometimes refered to as mystic mandala. Snakes surrounding her arms, but clearly held in her power, hint at the kundalini; the rise and fall she is in control of. Note the red and white stains.
Lovis von Corinth: The Three Graces