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Indra Goes Out

I don’t think I’ve yet devoted a post to Indra, the Hindu storm god and warrior. He was the leader of the gods and a great hero in the Rigvedas, but once the worship of the Trimurti came to dominate … 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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Requiem for Ravana

Since I attended a horror convention yesterday, I figured I might as well look at a villain for my weekly mythology post. One who came to mind pretty quickly was Ravana, the bad guy in the Ramayana. In the epic, … Continue reading

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