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Book: The Gathering

Chapter: The Flying Sage

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44557


Vimala’s story continues, with details about her first Bleeding and the deflowering that was
supposed to follow. She reflects on a story she once read about a flying sage named Markandeya who flew through Vishnu’s body and fell out of his yawning mouth into the cosmic ocean’s great immensity.

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