Snakes, also called Naga, are demigods in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. A comprehensive study of snake iconography in Hinduism.
Cleopatra and Sheba are among the regal women rulers of ancient East. Their leadership qualities and deep concern for the welfare of their subjects earned them the title of true Queens of the East.
Like many other cultures, honoring the dead is taken seriously in Japan. However, unlike many other cultures a visitor is expected to do this by a ritual that consists of tasks done in special order.
A close look at the different types of personality traits, their characteristics and how to best deal with each one for best work conditions.
In Chinese culture, various animals have different symbolic meanings, most of which are usually used to describe someone with bad qualities. This passage mainly summarizes the profound symbolism of them when they are used to describe a person. NO.1...
Almost every country has it's legends and stories of fantastic and mysterious creatures that have passed down the ages. Well Australia is no different. Our folklore has its own unique creatures.
This wonderful world is built up of so many different beliefs and cultures. Some, we were even uncertain existed until recent times. Tribes live on and are strong in the cultures of various countries. Rich diversity and teachings stem from the ages...
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.
Interpreting Anne of Green Gables from a feminist perspective opens the door to a dearth of literary interpretation.
Follow the fascinating history of Middle Eastern facial and body tattoos. Found mainly among the Algerian and Moroccan nomadic Berber tribes, although no longer common, the symbols remain in crafts.