There are many myths, legends and much folklore about the mother goddess of fertility and rice. The ancient Indus community, perceived the Divine Female as Mother Goddess or Devi. Goddesses like Lakshmi, Gauri and Saraswati gave rice to Indians and taught them how to grow it. It was the practice of personifying the beauty and bounty of earth as a goddess and it was prevalent in ancient cultures. … The MOTHER GODDESS OF FERTILITY AND RICE
There are many origin myths and much folklore about rice. In China goddesses, gods, and sacred animals gave rice to humans and taught them how to grow it. Religious use of rice takes place in China, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia. Discover Myths, History and Folklore of RICE in China, one of the oldest rice cultures.
Proverbs and wise sayings in relation to rice from China – Common sayings seem to be the roots of any culture. Handled down over generations orally from one to another with their own spin, they can give us insights into worldview.
RICE IN CHINESE FOLK TALES
There’s more to rice than you think- Discover rice in Chinese folk tales. China has a long and varied history, and its people are of most diverse origin and of different religious traditions. As might be expected, the folklore of India reflects this diversity of history and population. Several old literary collections of tales have been popular among the population for centuries.
Discover Myths, History and Folklore of RICE in Malaysia, goddesses, harvest festivals and rituals.
Proverbs and wise sayings in relation to rice from Malaysia – Common sayings seem to be the rice roots of any culture. Handled down over generations orally from one to another with their own spin, they can give us insights into worldview.
Proverbs and wise sayings in relation to rice from Thailand – Common sayings seem to be the rice roots of any culture. Handled down over generations orally from one to another with their own spin, they can give us insights into worldview.
Myths, History and Folklore of RICE in Thailand. It is believed that the gods or goddesses gave rice to humans and taught them how to grow rice. Religious use of rice takes place in Thailand, India, China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. In Asia, the rice spirit is female and often a mother figure. In Thailand, the Rice Goddess is Mae Posop or Mae Phosop. Mae Posop and the Rice Goddess, Devi Sri, are treated in similar ways- respectful and protective. … THAILAND: Mae Posop – Myths, History and Folklore of RICE
The Juniper Tree or The Almond Tree is a German fairy tale, that revolves around infanticide, cannibalism, and gruesome revenge, abusive (step-) mothers, absent fathers, child abuse, talking animals and biblical symbolism. … GERMANY : FAIRY TALE The Juniper Tree – Jakob & Wilhelm Grimm
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Are magical creatures, fairies, mermaids, ghosts, giants and goddesses and gods all gone, with the mythical times? For some this magical creatures are gone, for others they are still real, giving gifts to the kindly, and plaguing the surly.
T rees, throughout the ages, have been given deep and sacred meanings in many of the world’s mythologies, TREE LORE features in all aspects of culture. … TREES: On Tree Lore
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W hat is a legend in one time and place may be a myth in another time and place, a Märchen (or fairytale) in another time and place [and called religion in yet another time and place.] … On FOLKLORE