Tagged: Kali

Kālī Astride Śiva and Śava (watercolor, India, c. 1740 a.d. Courtesy Los Angeles County Museum of Art) 0

MythBlast | The Dark Light of the Goddess

I love those moments in which Joseph Campbell, the world-class scholar of myth, also becomes a story-teller, often drawing a line of Native American wisdom. In The Flight of the Wild Gander, he opens...

laughing buddha (Bali, Indonesia), photograph by Michael Pfaff (whiteganesha, flickr.com). Used through a Creative Commons license 0

MythBlast | Laughing Heroes

The classic characters and narratives of Greek mythology sculpted in stone throughout antiquity display a wide range of human emotions and psychological motifs. One particular expression, however, is often curiously absent – laughter. While...