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The Nine Norse Realms – And Their Significance in Norse Mythology

The cosmology of Nordic myths is fascinating and unique in many ways but also somewhat confusing at times. We’ve all heard about the nine Norse realms but ...

Ginnungagap – Cosmic Void of Norse Mythology

Ginnungagap is an elusive name, one that even fans of Norse mythology may not have heard of. Yet, it is one of the core concepts in all of Norse mythology ...

Asgard – the Divine Realm of the Norse Æsir Gods

Asgard is the famous realm of the Æsir or Aesir gods in Norse mythology. Led by the Allfather Odin, the Asgardian gods live in Asgard in peace throughout ...

History of the Fish as a Christian Symbol

Although the cross has been the core symbol of Christianity for centuries, the symbol of the Ichthys fish also has an important place in Christianity and a ...

8 of the Most Messed Up Stories from Greek Mythology 

One thing that most ancient religions and myths have in common are the number of bizarre stories and concepts that they carried. Not only are many such ...

Jizo – Japanese Bodhisattva and Protector of Children

Jizo Bosatsu or just Jizo is a very curious character from Japanese Zen Buddhism and the Mahayana Buddhist tradition. He is viewed as a saint as ...

Ahimsa – The Far-Eastern Principle of Non-Violence

Ahimsa is one of the key principles of most of the major Eastern religions such as Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism. Unlike other terms such as nirvana, ...

Metatron – Scribe of God and Angel of the Veil?

Metatron is the highest angel in all of Judaism, yet he’s also one we know very little of. What’s more, the few sources we have that mention Metatron, ...

What is Kwanzaa? – The History of a Fascinating Holiday

Kwanzaa is one of the newer but also most fascinating holidays in the US and the Caribbean. It was created in 1966 by Maulana Karenga, an American author, ...

Hidden Symbols in The Pirates of the Caribbean

The Pirates of the Caribbean movie series may be based on a simple Disneyworld ride but it surprised viewers and critics alike with the rich and ...

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