Discover Ovid’s Baucis et Philemon, retold as myth, fairy tale, fable, poem and as seen in art.
Discover Legends, Myths and Folklore of the Chinese New Year in Georgetown- Penang. Read about Customs, Rituals and Taboos and the many gods that are worshiped during the Spring Festival. And how the people celebrate this special time of the year.
D anu Toba is a special place, a lake in a super volcano, the biggest volcanic caldera worldwide: … INDONESIA: On the origins of Lake Toba
D iscover legends, myths and folklore of the banana tree in India and its use in traditional Indian culture.
Discover legend, myth and folklore of the Bodhi tree in India and its use in Indian culture. … INDIA: On the Bodhi Tree
D iscover legends, myth, history and folklore of the potato plant in Bolivia and its use in traditional Andean culture. … BOLIVIA: On the origins of PAPA (potato)
D iscover the Aymara legend, history and folklore of the quinoa in Peru and its use in traditional culture. … PERU: On the origins QUINOA
V isiting South America, I was often invited to share a mate, by friendly and curious people. Having a mate or terere means sharing stories and being part of a deeply cultural ritual. … PARAGUAY: On the origins of MATE
D iscover legends, myths and folklore of the Banyan tree in India and its use in traditional Indian culture.
Trees, throughout the ages, have been given deep and sacred meanings in many of the world’s mythologies, TREE LORE features in all aspects of culture. … On TREE Lore
W hat is a legend in one time and place may be a myth in another time and place, a Märchen (or fairytale) in another time and place [and called religion in yet another time and place.] … On Folklore