Tags » Folklore

The Life of Buddha in Art and Prose: Part 16

Part 16 Mahaprajapati is Admitted to the Community

Mahaprajapati was musing. She knew the vanity of this world. She wanted to flee the palace, to flee Kapilavastu, and lead a life of holiness.  1,349 more words


The Life of Buddha in Art and Prose: Part 15

Part 15 The Death of Suddhodana

The Master remained in Shravasti for some time; then he left, to return to Rajagriha where King Bimbisara awaited him. 1,268 more words


Leech and Wort - Faery Ring

Have you ever listened to an album and thought “Why isn’t everyone talking about this?” As a reviewer, I run into that a lot. I hear an album that blows me away yet I can find very few people talking about it online. 878 more words


The Wendigo

Hello, darling!

I’m back, after a long hiatus, with a post on the infamous Wendigo. I’m sure you’ve all heard of them by now; they’re one of the most popular monsters on the T.V. 542 more words



About a year ago I made up a story for my kid, and it was wonderful.  Now, of course, I remember it like a dream.  Why didn’t I start this sooner? 250 more words


A prompt said to personify a plant, and I chose the lily of the valley. I designed her keeping in mind folklore of creatures that appear as (often scantily-clad) beautiful women, so as to lure men to their deaths


Born Was Kumulipo In The Night

Did you know that virtually every culture in the world embraces their own story of creation? They are commonly called creation myths. And while the term myth itself, usually refers to a false or fanciful story, this author in no way wishes to imply or suggest that these beliefs are anything less than what they are meant to be… man’s sacred attempt to explain how the world was formed and where humanity came from. 347 more words