Tag Archives: himalayas

It’s a Parvati Party

Holy Hanuman, Hindu mythology sure is complicated! I guess that’s what you get when many different religious groups are combined into one. Modern Hinduism deals pretty heavily with aspects, that are only a few true gods (or in some views … Continue reading

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You’re a Rich God, and You’ve Gone Too Far

One interesting Twitter feed to which I subscribe is Godchecker, which features humorous but generally accurate information on many different deities. The site’s creator has a book out, which I don’t own, but I’d like to. Anyway, a few days … Continue reading

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Return of the Yeti

As with other legendary animals popular with the cryptozoology crowd, stories of the Yeti, or Abominable Snowman, have only been documented to fairly recent times. Conspiracy theorists will insist that the creature appears in some versions of the Ramayana, but … Continue reading

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