There are two animals associated with the Goddess: the elephant and the owl. They are her vahana, the vehicles by which she travels and transports herself in the natural world.
Religion and Mythology | A Quest for Truth
Although our religious mythologies defy reason, they inspire the soul, the heart and the boundless terrain of the human imagination. begi
Jupiter | The Favoured One
Favouritism is a strong theme in Jupiter's journey of abundance.
The Politics at the Heart of Creation Myths
Which story to believe? Oh dear Lord, they're all true and they're all false.
The Temporal Self | An Analysis of the Myth of Narcissus
We cannot tell the tale of Narcissus without speaking of his invisible and long suffering sidekick Echo.
Mars | A Story of Kartikeya
How often can a hunter return home empty-handed? Not too often, for the clan would starve. At the same time, if the hunter 'over hunts', the cycle of life and death in the environment will be irreparably harmed.
The Men Who Give Birth | A Story of the Birth of Civilisation
An inextricable link exists between history and mythology. Through our myths, we tell the world what we care about and why it is important to us.
The Growth of The Soul | A Rendition for Rahu The North Node of the Moon
Rahu is a rebel. As a cosmic force, he implores us to achieve something tangible in the world.
The Mother-Daughter Rivalry | The Venusian Archetype
While father-and-son and even mother-and-son relationships have a long history of getting the lion's share of the limelight; of particular interest to me, however, was the relationship between Venus and her daughter, Jupiter.
The Triple Mothers of The Turtle
In a world wrecked by war, the turtle chose peace. They are the gentle giants and warriors of Mother Earth.