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Excalibur: The Legendary Sword of King Arthur

By |2019-11-16T00:57:46+03:00November 16th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

Excalibur is the legendary sword of King Arthur, sometimes also attributed with magical powers or associated with the rightful sovereignty of Britain. Excalibur and the Sword in the Stone (the proof of Arthur's lineage) are sometimes said to be the same weapon, but in most [...]

Sudarshana Chakra: The Disk of Auspicious Vision

By |2019-08-13T01:17:14+03:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Sudarshana Chakra is a spinning, disk-like weapon, literally meaning "disk of auspicious vision," having 108 serrated edges used by the Hindu god Vishnu. The Sudarshana Chakra is generally portrayed on the right rear hand of the four hands of Vishnu, who also holds a [...]

Trishula Symbolism in Hinduism and Buddhism

By |2019-07-01T19:10:02+03:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Trishula is a trident, commonly used as the principal symbols in Hinduism and Buddhism. In India and Thailand, the term also often refers to a short-handled weapon which may be mounted on a danda or staff. But unlike the Okinawan sai, the trishula is often [...]