Snakes, also called Naga, are demigods in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. A comprehensive study of snake iconography in Hinduism.
We all have a grandparent, old Aunt or even a mother who has told us some pretty far-fetched things over the years. Some of these things turned out to be true, some not. Here is a look back at some popular wives tales and superstitions. ...
The phoenix is a mythological creature that can be found in many books. So where did it originate? What is the true myth? These questions are answered here and more.
The meaning and symbolism behind the beautiful sunflower plant. Includes the history and origin of this flower of the sun.
Here's a fun, simple Greek mythology quiz for lovers of the ancient world and students brushing up on classical studies! See how many questions you get right.
The holiday at the Winter Solstice existed long before Christmas came to Europe. The Old Religion placed equal emphasis on the sexes, and female figures from Old Yule lingered on for ages.
There used to be many myths and beliefs surrounding mirrors and your reflection. So find out about some of the ancient superstitions and the history of mirrors.
Meet Thoth, trickster and sage, bureaucrat and magician, patron of writing and mathematics, one of the most fascinating deities in the ancient Egyptian pantheon.
Cultural anthropology of Armenian old wives tales, superstitions, and folk beliefs. Insights into western Armenian beliefs about sex, Christianity, fertility, luck, and evil, before WWI.
Lurking deep toward the bottom of the ocean are creatures you won't believe exist. In fact, the deep sea creatures mentioned in this hub look so odd that you would assume them to be some kind of alien creature. Because light doesn't penetrate far...