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The Mythological Kunlun

By |2020-05-20T22:42:23+03:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Kunlun or Kunlun Shan is a mountain or mountain range in Chinese mythology, an important symbol representing the Axis Mundi and divinity. The mythological Kunlun is based on various sources, mythologic and geographic, the modernly so-called Kunlun Mountains of the Tibetan Plateau and Mount [...]

Mariang Makiling – The Guardian Spirit of the Mount Makiling

By |2018-07-16T00:09:30+03:00July 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 [...]