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Kalki – The Tenth Avatar of Hindu God Vishnu

By |2019-07-04T03:40:25+03:00July 4th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Kalki, also called Kalkin or Karki, is the tenth avatar of Hindu god Vishnu to end the Kali Yuga, one of the four periods in the endless cycle of existence in Vaishnavism cosmology. He is described in the Puranas as the avatar who rejuvenates existence [...]

Mayan Maize Myths

By |2019-10-04T03:03:23+03:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants|Tags: , , , , , , |

Like other Mesoamerican people, the traditional Mayas recognize in their staple crop, maize, a vital force with which they strongly identify. This is clearly shown by their mythological traditions. According to the 16th-century Popol Vuh, the Hero Twins have maize plants for alter egos and [...]