Ark of the Covenant – What is in there and where is it now?

What is in the Ark of the Covenant and where is it now? The Ark of the Covenant is a legendary Biblical relic, dating back to around 3,000 years ago. Mentioned in the Book of Exodus, the second book of the Torah and the Hebrew Bible, it is described as being a wooden...

Who is Goddess Aradia?

Aradia is also known as the daughter of Lucifer. Aradia is a name you will often hear in neo-pagan stories; she is described as the queen of witches and moon goddess in some Wiccan narrations. She started off as an important personality in American writer Charles...

Who Were The Druids And When Did They Live?

Druids are described as magician-priests belonging to the ancient Celtic peoples. Their followers live on to this day, representing their way of life. Though no self-written documentation has been found of them, the Celtic druid group is known to have possibly...

The Legends and Myths of Athena, Goddess of Wisdom and Knowledge

Athena is the name behind the city of Athens. She was the goddess of wisdom and knowledge of Greeks. Myths say that she was literally born from Zeus. The legend of Athena is an important part of Greek mythology. She is considered to have been the Goddess of wisdom, to...

Bloody Mary’s Real Story and Legends Explained

The legend of Bloody Mary is yet another story of a scary ghost. Ghost, spirit, or phantom, whatever you might call it. But who was the real bloody Mary? Bloody Mary In The Mirror Blood Mary is associated with mirrors. The myths mention that she will appear in a...
The Myths & Legends Behind Diwali Celebration

The Myths & Legends Behind Diwali Celebration

Diwali is one of the major Hindu celebrations. It is commonly known as the festival of light. The Diwali festival extends over a period of 5 days; it is scheduled according to the Hindu calendar. It begins at the end of month of Ashwin, and at the start of the month...

Rauðskinna Myth: The Icelandic Book of Black Magic

Rauðskinna Myth: The Icelandic Book of Black Magic

Rauðskinna was an Icelandic book on black magic authored centuries ago. But was it more than just a book? Myths have it that it was also one of the most dangerous black magic script which ever existed. Book on Black Magic Rauðskinna is a legendary black magic book,...

25 Myths & Facts About The Mayan Civilization

25 Myths & Facts About The Mayan Civilization

25 myths, legends and facts about the Mayan Civilisation - The Mayan civilisation has captured the attention of thousands over the globe. It was based in Mesoamerica, which is considered to be one of the 6 cradles of civilisation of the world, and dates back to the...

Myths & Legends of Aradia, Queen of Witches

Myths & Legends of Aradia, Queen of Witches

Myths and legends mentioning Aradia abound, describing her as a powerful witch but it is also said she is the daughter of Lucifer himself. She occupies a focal point in modern paganism because of the many stories depicting her as the Queen of Witches. Who is Aradia?...

15 Myths and Legends (and facts) on Mermaids

15 Myths and Legends (and facts) on Mermaids

15 myths, legends and facts about mermaids - A mermaid is a female creature which is half-human and half-fish. An entity born from the imagination of man, it is but a legend. Mermaids have often been mentioned in legends and folklore stories, each giving an individual...

Greek Myths and Legends About Aphrodite

Greek Myths and Legends About Aphrodite

The myths and legends about Aphrodite - Aphrodite is the Greek Goddess of love, pleasure, sexuality and procreation. Her origin story has many versions, as it has been transmitted throughout generations. Aphrodite, the child of who? One version states that she was the...

10 Legends & Myths of Lost City of Atlantis

10 Legends & Myths of Lost City of Atlantis

Legends and myths surrounding the lost city of Atlantis - Atlantis, a legendary 'lost' continent or city, will often be mentioned in fantasy stories. It has inspired writers and philosophers throughout time. It is often associated with amazing stories of utopian...

Myths & Legends About Black Cats

Myths & Legends About Black Cats

Myths and Legends about black cats - Black cats are synonyms for terms like "things of evil" and "bad omens" – no matter how cute they might be – in the minds of people who believe in superstition. They, sadly, remain the black sheep of the animal kingdom even though...

Myths of the 13th Floor – Unlucky Or Something Else?

Myths of the 13th Floor – Unlucky Or Something Else?

The myth that the 13th floor of a building is unlucky and dangerous is a popular one. You will find that many hotels and other buildings do not have a "thirteenth floor". They, of course, literally have one, but they do no designate it with the number 13 because the...

Legend of the Nine Unknown Men of Ashoka

Legend of the Nine Unknown Men of Ashoka

The legend of the nine men of Ashoka constitutes yet another secret-society story. The organisation was allegedly created over 2 millennia ago in India, under the rule of Mauryan Emperor Ashoka. The group has stood the test of time, some say, and the members are...

Chinese Great Flood of Gun-Yu Myth Explained

Chinese Great Flood of Gun-Yu Myth Explained

The Great Flood of China ascribed to the Gun-Yu myth might be partly true, says a new study published in Science. Find out below more about the myths, and the new scientific evidence that suggests a ring of truth to them! The Great Flood, A Myth The Chinese Gun-Yu...

Greek Myths and Legends of Zeus

Greek Myths and Legends of Zeus

Greek myths and legends of Zeus, explored and explain. Zeus is said to be the youngest son of Titans Cronus and Rhea to whom divinity was ascribed; Greek mythology has it that Cronus would rule over the universe. It is said that Zeus was destined to overthrow his...

25 Myths & Legends About The Full Moon – Part 2

25 Myths & Legends About The Full Moon – Part 2

The Moon has been an inspiration for writers and other artists throughout the ages—it is, no doubt, the muse of hundreds of thousands of humans having lived on Earth. Yet others view our satellite as a means of comfort; how many lovers suffering from separation have...

25 Myths & Legends About The Full Moon – Part 1

25 Myths & Legends About The Full Moon – Part 1

25 Legends and myths about the full moon. The Moon has been an inspiration for writers and other artists throughout the ages-- it is, no doubt, the muse of hundreds of thousands of humans having lived on Earth. Yet others view our satellite as a means of comfort; how...