Shakti. Although women often fly solo, taking matters into their own hands to expand their minds, there is a powerful force when shared with another human. Especially one of the rare men in touch with his feminine side, enough to take the woman to a higher level of consciousness. Shiva.
Beautiful bronze - c1200 Chola Bronze Statue of Parvati the female manifestation of Shiva (god is neither male nor female), sometimes represented side-by-side with him (god is neither one nor two). She’s sometimes worshipped in her terrifying aspect as the demon-slaying, ten-thousand-armed Durga; or, as Durga’s even more terrifying aspect, the graveyard-dancing witch, Kali.