We cannot tell the tale of Narcissus without speaking of his invisible and long suffering sidekick Echo.
Why was Apollo, the Sun, unfortunate in love? That is something that is common to both Hindu and Greek mythology.
Who is this diabolical devil, this archenemy and this rival of God? Is it real or is it a figment of our collective imagination and hallucination?
How can we improve our own writing and speaking so that it will influence the people who read or hear it?
Such liberty is easily taken when the mythology in question belongs to a religion which isn’t still in practice. However, when it comes to Hindu Mythology, it is a bit harder to have the same kind of creative freedom because of the strong belief of a large population in the holiness of these Gods, their Avatars and other beings mentioned in the holy books.
Jupiter is a character that displays silent strength. We often think of strength as bravado and toughness. Yet, I believe real strength does not thump its chest to intimidate others. It is born out of compassion for all living beings. Believe me - it is far harder to exercise compassion than it is to gain power through intimidation.
The constant dedication that is required from them to produce something wonderful from their craftsmanship - something so beautiful that even the artist stands in awe of what they have created - is like an addiction. The euphoria of their success stays with them for ages as their work remains with them as a constant reminder of the heights they have reached.