Tag Archives: Myth

The Maya myth of the morning star

Discover the Maya myth of Venus, the morning star plotting revenge on his brother, the sun, and his allies. — Chak Ek’, the morning star, rose from the underworld to the surface of the eastern sea and on into the … Continue reading

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The Taino myth of the cursed creator – Bill Keegan

Dive into the Taino myth of the sea, and watch as Deminan and his brothers accidentally create a new world from a giant gourd. — Before the world of humans began, there was the world of the gods. Four brothers … Continue reading

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The Popol Vuh: The Maya Story of Creation

Explore the Maya story of creation as recorded by the K’iche Maya and see how the Maya saw the world around them. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ancientamericas Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AncientAmericas Sources and Bibliography: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1x…

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How the Monkey King escaped the underworld – Shunan Teng

Meet Sun Wukong, the Monkey King, and follow his journey to the Realm of the Dead and his fierce battle to escape the underworld. — The Monkey King, a legendary troublemaker hatched from stone and schooled in divine magic, had … Continue reading

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Yin

FR : Un dieu jaloux crée un univers et y place une créature androgyne qu’il sépare en deux êtres complémentaires. Ceux-ci ne cesseront de vouloir se retrouver, malgré les pièges tendus par le dieu atrabilaire. ENG : A jealous god … Continue reading

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GEFJUN: NORSE GODDESS — Balladeer’s Blog

Balladeer’s Blog’s previous looks at neglected deities from the Norse pantheon of gods have been pretty popular, so here’s another one. GEFJUN – This fertility deity is one of the most misunderstood goddesses from Norse myths and that’s saying something. … Continue reading

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