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Kukulkan – A Mesoamerican Serpent Deity

By |2020-06-02T01:43:57+03:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

Kukulkan is the name of a Mesoamerican serpent deity. Before the Spanish Conquest of the Yucatán, Kukulkan was worshipped by the Yucatec Maya peoples of the Yucatán Peninsula, in what is now Mexico. The depiction of the Feathered Serpent is present in other cultures of [...]

Sudhana: The Child of Wealth

By |2020-04-14T14:19:04+03:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Sudhanakumara mainly is known as Sudhana and Shancai Tongzi in Chinese, and translated as Child of Wealth, is the protagonist in the last and longest chapter of the Avatamsaka Sutra. Sudhana appears in Buddhist, Taoist and folk stories; in most of them he is one [...]

The Rod of Asclepius

By |2020-04-07T17:03:01+03:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In Greek mythology, the Rod of Asclepius, also known as the Staff of Aesculapius, is a serpent-entwined rod wielded by the Greek god Asclepius, a deity associated with healing and medicine. The Rod of Asclepius symbol has continued to be used in modern times, where [...]

Asclepius – The Greek God of Healing

By |2020-03-28T01:02:06+03:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Asclepius or Hepius is a hero and god of medicine in ancient Greek religion and mythology. Asclepius is the son of Apollo and Coronis, or Arsinoe, or of Apollo alone. He represents the healing aspect of the medical arts; his daughters are Hygieia ("Hygiene", the [...]

Uraeus: A Symbol of Sovereignty and Royalty in Ancient Egypt

By |2019-10-12T12:42:56+03:00October 12th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Uraeus is the stylized, upright form of an Egyptian cobra, used as a symbol of sovereignty, royalty, deity and divine authority in ancient Egypt.   The Uraeus is a symbol of the goddess Wadjet. She was one of the earliest Egyptian deities and was [...]

Kekulé’s Ouroboros Dream and the Structure of Benzene

By |2019-02-25T17:02:26+03:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Friedrich August Kekulé, later Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz was a German organic chemist. From the 1850s until his death, Kekulé was one of the most prominent chemists in Europe, especially in theoretical chemistry. Kekulé's most famous work was on the structure of benzene. In 1865 [...]