Sometimes when meditating there is a feeling of leaving the body and flying. Not that the body actually moves, it is an inner sensation as if the spirit leaves the body for a while. In the female there are some special connotations:
Klimt catches the feeling of freedom to voyage…………..
Tara is a female meditational entity (yidam) used in Vajrayana buddhism as an aid to meditation, so leading to emptiness ad salvation.