How seasons and cycles are represented in Irish mythology and folklore.
Myths and legends of plants and flowers are captivating and full of adventure. This Filipino legend of the sweet smelling night blooming jasmine is no different. Why is the scent of the night blooming jasmine strongest at night? Here's why according to this beautiful legend.
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.
The Panchatantra Five Principles of ancient India is a collection of fables originally written in Sanskrit. It is believed to have been written by Vishnu Sharma.
A short fairy tale about how the peacock came to be the glorious and respected symbol it has been in folklore and legend.
In the Pre-Christian Laplands of Finland, one God had one power...but it was the most important one. Here is a brief description of Madder Atcha, the god of Humanity.
The Story of Cinderella is probably the most universal on planet. It seems sooner or later we all can relate with her position in the fairy tale to some degree. Let's explore some possible reasons ...
Born in New England, John Chapman was real man with a vision to plant apple seeds every where his feet touched in the Midwest. His legion lives on in a festival celebrated annually in California
Jack Frost is the most famous personification of winter, and the impish, mischievous Jack uses ice to create and to have fun.
Hercules is a mythical hero of ancient Greek mythology who slew dragons—Hydra, Ladon, and another one in Troy—among other feats of strength and bravery, including the "12 Labors of Hercules."