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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
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic

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A Jain footprint in South India
t is, without a doubt, one of the most desolate places I have visited and yet there is a wild, windswept beauty here that is at once ethereal and enchanting.
Back to the roots
It is really intriguing to find a Jain monk writing about Hindu mythology and having all sorts of Hindu characters. It is called Sillapattikaram: The Tale of the Anklet.
Back to our roots
I tell them mythology was written by men for men. Many people don't know that Mahabharat and Ramayan are not our only epics. There is a huge epic in South India around Goddess Kannagi and my next book is about her.
Puja and Piety: Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist Art from the Indian Subcontinent
Neither asserted the existence of god, but in time, both religions evolved a rich mythology and pantheon, sharing similar ideas as well as rituals with Hinduism. Followers of Jainism adhere to the teachings of Mahavira in two ways.
Mandala to Present DANCING KRISHNA, March 19 at Auditorium Theatre
Krishna, a beloved figure of Hindu mythology and culture, emerges on stage through the exploratory sensibility of Mandala's dance artists. In DANCING KRISHNA, the artists interpret the exciting and vivid adventures of Krishna from his childhood through ...

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