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Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
An Overview of Greek Gods and Goddesses
The Twelve Olympians were the main gods and goddesses in Greek mythology. They resided in Mount Olympus and actually totals to fourteen Olympians but never more than twelve in a time.
Religion & Philosophy >> Deities & Heros

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Hindu Mythology - SriMatham
selected those texts which describe the darker side only of the Hindu gods, nor have .... This book covers Hindu mythology during the Vedic and Puranic periods.
Hindu Myths and Stories - Asian Art Museum | Education
What are myths? Myths are stories from long ago that are sacred to the people who told them. 4.
A Collection of Curricula for the STARLAB Hindu Mythology Cylinder
All rights reserved. Including: Notes on the Hindu Mythology Cylinder ... Primary Hindu Constellations and Stars from the.
Astronomical Myths in India - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
1.2 Orion Myths. 1.
The Origin of Heresy in Hindu Mythology - jstor
The Origin of Heresy in Hindu Mythology part, this is made possible by the open- ended quality of the reli- gion itself; in part, it is due to the vagueness of the ...

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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, a Shape-Shifter, Pays Homage to Hindu Myths
The British musician, poet and artist Genesis Breyer P-Orridge is one of the art world's foremost shape-shifters — in genre and in gender, after surgeries that slowly transformed the man born Neil Andrew Megson into a platinum blonde somewhere between ...
Back to the roots
From faith to fiction, Indian mythology is in fashion like never before. Heroes are being re-imagined, heroines are driving epics on television and writers are reinterpreting mythical tales from the point of view of villains.
A Look at the Hindu Maha Shivaratri Festival
Based on Hindu mythology, the day when Shivaratri falls is considered to be the favorite day of Lord Shiva. This has been affirmed by his wife Parvati who passed down said information throughout history.
Hitler, jingoism and the Hindu Rashtra Department
Back to our roots
Indian mythology is in fashion like never before. Heroes are being re-imagined, heroines are driving epics on television and writers are reinterpreting mythical tales from the point of view of villains.

Suggested Web Resources

Hindu mythology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hindu mythology is large body of traditional narratives related to Hinduism as contained in Sanskrit literature Ancient Tamil literature several other works, most  ...
Introduction to Hindu Mythology - larryavisbrown
The earliest Hindu texts are the four Vedas, the Rig Veda being the oldest (1200 BC), containing 1028 hymns with more allusions to myths than full stories.
Hinduism and Mythology - Myth Encyclopedia - god, story, names ...
Hinduism, which has millions of followers in India and around the world today, is one of the world's oldest religions. For well over 3,000 years, it has been ...
Indian Mythology - your guide to the Buddhist & Hindu gods
Indian mythology from Godchecker - the legendary mythology encyclopedia. Your guide to the Indian gods, spirits, demons and legendary monsters. Our unique ...
Hindu Mythology - Windows to the Universe
Indra is the supreme deity in Hindu mythology, as well as the storm god and the god of the atmosphere. He was called the "Mighty Lord of the Thunderbolt", ...

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