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For some reason I remember there were sources strictly prohibiting turning to G-d as a woman. Of cause there are may be prophets metaphores etc. But I think it is at least not encouraged to describe G-d and pray to him as a woman. However I now cannot find the source.

Can someone point me to the specific source in Talmud or any other authoritative source confirming the point?

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Some of this may be relevant: chabad.org/theJewishWoman/article_cdo/aid/2010/jewish/… –  Michael Plotke Jun 19 at 11:12
    
I'm not aware of a source prohibiting it, and in some way, I'm surprised that there would be one. While God has no "gender", one of the most common "feminine" forms of God's name, namely "Yah" (ends in kamatz heh, and the fact that the final heh is "mapik" - with a dot - indicates the feminine possessive form) is used quite a bit in davening. Another one of God's names, "Emet" is also "feminine". –  DanF Jun 19 at 14:45
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@DanF ??? Yah is not feminine. Why would a name be possessive anyway?? The Mappik just shows the Hey is consonantal. –  Double AA Jun 19 at 15:31
    
thanks for the correction. –  DanF Jun 19 at 17:24
    
@DanF Also, for example, note the masculine usage in T'hillim (68:5). –  Fred Jun 19 at 17:31

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