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The Chinese goddess Mazu originated with the deification of a young woman named Lin Mo Niang who had performed numerous miracles during her short life. A kind-hearted girl with a vast knowledge of Chinese medicine, she was known as a healer, curing the sick while teaching people how to prevent illness and injury. One legend ascribes her mystical powers to an event that took place when she was fifteen. Going with her girlfriends to check out their new dresses in the reflections of a pool, a…

The Chinese goddess Mazu originated with the deification of a young woman named Lin Mo Niang who had performed numerous miracles during her short life. A kind-hearted girl with a vast knowledge of Chinese medicine, she was known as a healer, curing the sick while teaching people how to prevent illness and injury. One legend ascribes her mystical powers to an event that took place when she was fifteen. Going with her girlfriends to check out their new dresses in the reflections of a pool, a…

SIF was the golden-haired wife of the god Thor. There is not much known about her, except that she could originally have been a fertility goddess. Neither does she appear often in the myths.

SIF was the golden-haired wife of the god Thor. There is not much known about her, except that she could originally have been a fertility goddess. Neither does she appear often in the myths.

MYTHOLOGY MEME | (7/?) MYTHOLOGY MEME EXTRAS TWINS appear in the mythologies of many cultures around the world. In some they are seen as ominous and in others they are seen as auspicious. Twins in mythology are often cast as two halves of the same whole, sharing a bond deeper than that of ordinary siblings, or otherwise shown as fierce rivals. Twins can represents some “other” aspect of the Self, a doppelgänger or a shadow. The twin may be a brother, or a soul-mate. Twins can ...

MYTHOLOGY MEME | (7/?) MYTHOLOGY MEME EXTRAS TWINS appear in the mythologies of many cultures around the world. In some they are seen as ominous and in others they are seen as auspicious. Twins in mythology are often cast as two halves of the same whole, sharing a bond deeper than that of ordinary siblings, or otherwise shown as fierce rivals. Twins can represents some “other” aspect of the Self, a doppelgänger or a shadow. The twin may be a brother, or a soul-mate. Twins can ...

Greek Gods ~ Prometheus

Greek Gods ~ Prometheus

Sekhment: "I am the dark goddess who shows the way  Who strides like a lion in the darkness.” #myth

Sekhment: "I am the dark goddess who shows the way Who strides like a lion in the darkness.” #myth

OKI  is one of the major deities in the Norse pantheon. He is a son of the giant Farbauti (“cruel striker”) and the giantess Laufey. He is regarded as one of Aesir, but is on occasion their enemy. He is connected with fire and magic, and can assume many different shapes (horse, falcon, fly). He is crafty and malicious, but is also heroic: in that aspect he can be compared with the trickster from North American myths.

OKI is one of the major deities in the Norse pantheon. He is a son of the giant Farbauti (“cruel striker”) and the giantess Laufey. He is regarded as one of Aesir, but is on occasion their enemy. He is connected with fire and magic, and can assume many different shapes (horse, falcon, fly). He is crafty and malicious, but is also heroic: in that aspect he can be compared with the trickster from North American myths.

MYTHOLOGY MEME | (5/?) MYTHOLOGY MEME EXTRAS PATROCLUS WAS A CELEBRATED FRIEND OF ACHILLES. When yet a boy Patroclus, during a game of dice, involuntarily slew Clysonymus, a son of Amphidamas, and in consequence of this accident Patroclus was taken by his father to Peleus at Phthia, where he was educated together with Achilles. He is said to have taken part in the expedition against Troy on account of his attachment to Achilles. During the war against Troy he took an active part in the ...

MYTHOLOGY MEME | (5/?) MYTHOLOGY MEME EXTRAS PATROCLUS WAS A CELEBRATED FRIEND OF ACHILLES. When yet a boy Patroclus, during a game of dice, involuntarily slew Clysonymus, a son of Amphidamas, and in consequence of this accident Patroclus was taken by his father to Peleus at Phthia, where he was educated together with Achilles. He is said to have taken part in the expedition against Troy on account of his attachment to Achilles. During the war against Troy he took an active part in the ...

SCYTHE is the weapon usually depicted as the Grim Reaper’s. This stems mainly from the Christian Biblical belief of death as a “harvester of souls”. Sometimes Death is seen carrying an axe instead. The concept of Death as a sentient entity has existed in many societies since the beginning of history. In English, Death is often given the name Grim Reaper and, from the 15th century onwards, came to be shown as a skeletal figure carrying a large scythe and clothed in a black cloak with a hood.

SCYTHE is the weapon usually depicted as the Grim Reaper’s. This stems mainly from the Christian Biblical belief of death as a “harvester of souls”. Sometimes Death is seen carrying an axe instead. The concept of Death as a sentient entity has existed in many societies since the beginning of history. In English, Death is often given the name Grim Reaper and, from the 15th century onwards, came to be shown as a skeletal figure carrying a large scythe and clothed in a black cloak with a hood.

“ MYTHOLOGY MEME | (1/3) OBJECTS PANDORA’S BOX is an artifact in Greek mythology, taken from the myth of Pandora’s creation in Hesiod’s Works and Days. The “box” was actually a large jar given to...

“ MYTHOLOGY MEME | (1/3) OBJECTS PANDORA’S BOX is an artifact in Greek mythology, taken from the myth of Pandora’s creation in Hesiod’s Works and Days. The “box” was actually a large jar given to...

Nemesis: "And you should fear the vengeance of the gods, the wrath, the unforgotten wrath of Nemesis.”

Nemesis: "And you should fear the vengeance of the gods, the wrath, the unforgotten wrath of Nemesis.”