Mariang Makiling – The Guardian Spirit of the Mount Makiling

By | 2018-07-16T00:09:30+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

As is often the case in many parts of the Philippines and around the world, mountains and volcanoes became associated with legends, myths, and ancient traditions. Mount Makiling is strongly associated with a mythical female entity named Maria Makiling. She is also known as Mariang [...]

Exploring the Mysteries of Easter Island

By | 2018-06-19T15:49:31+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Easter Island is a remote, triangular-shaped, treeless, island in the Pacific. It’s 14 miles long and 7 miles across, at its widest, and there is a dormant volcano at each corner. This small isolated land is 2,000 miles from the South American mainland and it’s [...]

The Hopi Indian’s Blue Star Kachina Prophecy

By | 2018-06-10T19:39:42+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

An ancient Hopi prophecy states that “when the Blue Star Kachina makes its appearance in the heavens, the Fifth World will emerge.” It also speaks about the manifestation of nine signs foretelling this world-changing event. Could it be happening right now? In long-forgotten times, people [...]

10 Facts About the Lost City of Atlantis

By | 2018-06-01T02:26:57+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

The world is full of unsolved mysteries. Despite the great achievements in the field of science, we, the human beings remain clueless about many things around us. Rather than the land we live, what seems strange to us is the ocean, which is home to [...]

3 Native American Legends by the Cherokee People

By | 2018-05-29T00:22:45+00:00 May 28th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

Long before European settlers came to the Great Smoky Mountains in the late 1600s, the region was inhabited by the Cherokee people. Today, the influence of the Cherokee in the Smokies is still very strong. Even the name “Smoky Mountains” is derived from the Cherokee [...]

Jimi Hendrix-Life And His Relation With Guitars

By | 2018-05-25T10:55:08+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Music|Tags: , , , , |

Jimi Hendrix is an electric guitar legend and hero. Even though his mainstream career only lasted four years, he is easily recognized as one of the most iconic and influential electric guitarists of the 20th century. Learn about what made him a legend, his [...]

Blackberry Health Benefits and Fun Facts

By | 2018-06-01T02:47:11+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , |

Nothing says “Summer!” like a fresh fruit salad and if blackberries aren’t in the mix, you’re definitely missing out! Sweet and succulent, this fruit belongs to the same family and closely resembles dewberries and raspberries. Blackberries, which grow on thorny bushes called brambles, are native [...]

Legends of Kokopelli in Native American Storytelling

By | 2017-09-02T01:02:14+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

For the last 3,000 years, some have believed that spring will arrive when Kokopelli brings it. The legends of Kokopelli include a Native American deity whose image can be found on pottery and cave walls stretching as far back as 3,000 years. The deity is [...]

Lake Titicaca: Place of Peace and Power

By | 2018-02-14T03:30:43+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , |

Soaring majestically above sacred Lake Titicaca and often cloaked by ethereal mists, stand the mystic mountains of Ancohuma and Illampu. The Andean region birthed several sophisticated cultures, including the Inca and that of Tiahuanaco, which venerated high peaks as the abodes of weather deities and [...]

The Mysteries and Legends of Mount Shasta

By | 2018-05-30T01:47:20+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

Mount Shasta is known as one of the most sacred places on Earth and is called by many people the magical mountain. The mount Shasta is located in the Cascade Range in northern California. It rises around the picturesque mountains in the Siskiyou County at [...]