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Demeter – Greek goddess of Harvest | Demeter (Ceres) Explained | Greek mythology gods #14

Demeter – Greek goddess of Harvest  |  Demeter (Ceres)  Explained | Greek mythology gods #14

Gentle queen of the harvest, Mother of the fertile land. dark are my sorrows, as i wait to see the sun, upon Persephone’s face. When my beloved returns, from the depths of hades, I shall wake my fertile…

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Poseidon – Greek god of the sea and horses | Poseidon (Neptune) | Greek mythology gods #12

Poseidon – Greek god of the sea and horses | Poseidon (Neptune)  | Greek mythology gods #12

I rule the deepest seas, plaing with the tides, as I please. The mighty Kraken, I control, sending him after wayward souls. I am the earth shaker, causing earthquakes, you feel my work whn the earth shakes, and…

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Ares – the Greek god of war | Ares (Mars) Explained | Greek Mythology and Folklore

Ares – the Greek god of war  | Ares (Mars) Explained | Greek Mythology and Folklore

Hate me, you may, stop me, you cannot. For I am in your nature, I am in your blood. I am war, I feed the fields with blood splatter, I cover altars in war-spilled blood. I am the…

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Athena, Greek goddess of Wisdom, War and Military Strategy | Minerva | Greek Mythology and Folklore

Athena, Greek goddess of Wisdom, War and Military Strategy | Minerva | Greek Mythology and Folklore

He swallowed Metis, How foolish, I still was born. Behold! i leapt out of his head, fully armed and fully grown, with a cry so mighty, so fearsome, that Uranus and Gaea were shaken with terror. Not a…

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Hermes (Mercury), The Winged Herald and Messenger of the gods | Greek Mythology and Folklore

Hermes (Mercury), The Winged Herald and Messenger of the gods | Greek Mythology and Folklore

I am the god of movement, traveling, through the air, over the land, on the water. I am the god of thieves, thieving, through stealing, over bargaining, on poor deals. I am the inventor of speech, sharing of…

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Top 5 Scariest Mythological Monsters From The Seven Seas

Top 5 Scariest Mythological Monsters From The Seven Seas

As humans, we have always been fascinated with the ocean. It’s unfathombly vast, housing the world’s biggest creatures, however, it has always been suspected that we haven’t quite found everything yet, that there may be something lying in…

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Chhath Puja – Bihar’s Day

Chhath Puja – Bihar’s Day

Chhath puja is a festival that is dedicated to the worship of Surya. The term Chhath refers to the sixth day of the lunar fortnight of the Kartik month. Chhath puja is, therefore, celebrated six days after Diwali. Surya is considered to be…

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Riddhi-Siddhi – Ganesha’s Consorts

Riddhi-Siddhi – Ganesha’s Consorts

Ganesha, the lord of prosperity and happiness, has wives named Riddhi and Siddhi. As per the Ganesh Purana, Riddhi and Siddhi were born from the mind of Brahma. Riddhi, who symbolises prosperity and knowledge, and Siddhi, who represents…

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Laxmi – Vishnu’s Consort

Laxmi –  Vishnu’s Consort

Lakshmi is the Goddess of luck and is associated with wealth, prosperity, fertility, power and auspiciousness. She is the bringer of material fulfilment and contentment. Lakshmi is depicted as a figure with four arms, sitting on a white…

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The HERO’S JOURNEY – Joseph Campbell

The HERO’S JOURNEY – Joseph Campbell

embedded deep in the human psyche lies the narrative of what Joseph Campbell called the hero’s journey this is more than just a mere mythological narrative this is a deep truth that applies to every human story this…

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