Once upon a time, there lived a prince by the name of Sang Nila Utama. He hailed from the Srivijayan Empire in Palembang on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.
Lord Yama, the King of Hell, is a dharmapala wrathful god who is said to judge the dead.
The ox teaches us the value and importance of a steady and dependable work ethic.
As an ardent reader, I have always wondered how a myth from one culture connects with one from a totally different one. Perhaps, it may be because each myth and legend has passed down mouth to mouth for several generations, making them universal. Mythologies trump authorship. They are not limited to a particular culture or era. Myths encapsulate the unspoken truth of society and culture.