Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Here's a Handy Little Guide to the World's Mythical Creatures

Here's a Handy Little Guide to the World's Mythical Creatures

Our ancient ancestors have been telling stories of ghosts, ghouls, and mythical beasts since humankind first learned to talk. This informative infographic by a great breakdown of legendary creatures by their origin along with a short description.

Aoife - a fierce Scottish Warrior Goddess; She was called the Princess of the Isle of Shadow. She was a Celtic queen associated with Scotland.

Aoife - a fierce Scottish Warrior Goddess; She was called the Princess of the Isle of Shadow. She was a Celtic queen associated with Scotland.

EPONA : Pan-Celtic, “Divine Horse”; “The Great Mare”; Goddess of horses; Mother Goddess. Fertility, maternity, protectress of horses, horse-breeding, prosperity, dogs, healing springs, crops.

EPONA : Pan-Celtic, “Divine Horse”; “The Great Mare”; Goddess of horses; Mother Goddess. Fertility, maternity, protectress of horses, horse-breeding, prosperity, dogs, healing springs, crops.

Rhiannon is a welsh goddess whose name means divine queen of the fairies. The story of the Celtic goddess reminds us of the healing power of humour, tears and forgiveness. She is the goddess of movement and change, yet is steadfast and comforts us in times of crisis or loss. Rhiannon was the lunar goddess of fertility and rebirth, transformation, wisdom and magic. She was worshipped under the moonlight.

Rhiannon is a welsh goddess whose name means divine queen of the fairies. The story of the Celtic goddess reminds us of the healing power of humour, tears and forgiveness. She is the goddess of movement and change, yet is steadfast and comforts us in times of crisis or loss. Rhiannon was the lunar goddess of fertility and rebirth, transformation, wisdom and magic. She was worshipped under the moonlight.

☆ Egyptian Sky Goddess Nuit.。Daughter of Shu and Tefnut. She was a goddess of death, and her image is on the inside of most sarcophagi. The pharaoh entered her body after death and was later resurrected. In art, Nuit is depicted as a woman wearing no clothes, covered with stars and supported by Shu; opposite her (the sky), is her husband Geb. With Geb, she was the mother of Osiris, Horus, Isis, Set, and Nephthysゝ。Artist Unknown ☆

☆ Egyptian Sky Goddess Nuit.。Daughter of Shu and Tefnut. She was a goddess of death, and her image is on the inside of most sarcophagi. The pharaoh entered her body after death and was later resurrected. In art, Nuit is depicted as a woman wearing no clothes, covered with stars and supported by Shu; opposite her (the sky), is her husband Geb. With Geb, she was the mother of Osiris, Horus, Isis, Set, and Nephthysゝ。Artist Unknown ☆

Beautiful Radha! - Enjoy some of the best Peruvian Chocolate today! Hand made where the beans are grown. Woman owned and run! From the Amazon, available on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00725K254

Radharani In Garden

Beautiful Radha! - Enjoy some of the best Peruvian Chocolate today! Hand made where the beans are grown. Woman owned and run! From the Amazon, available on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00725K254

Faith brings you stability, centeredness, calmness and love. - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Faith brings you stability, centeredness, calmness and love. - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

You come to usfrom another world From beyond the starsand void of space.Transcendent, Pure,Of unimaginable beauty,Bringing with youthe essence of love You transform allwho are touched by you.Mundane concerns,troubles, and sorrowsdissolve in your presence,Bringing joyto ruler and ruledTo peasant and king You bewilder uswith your grace.All evilstransform intogoodness. You are the master alchemist. You light the fire of lovein earth and skyin heart and soulof every being. Through your love

You come to usfrom another world From beyond the starsand void of space.Transcendent, Pure,Of unimaginable beauty,Bringing with youthe essence of love You transform allwho are touched by you.Mundane concerns,troubles, and sorrowsdissolve in your presence,Bringing joyto ruler and ruledTo peasant and king You bewilder uswith your grace.All evilstransform intogoodness. You are the master alchemist. You light the fire of lovein earth and skyin heart and soulof every being. Through your love

Krishna, a Hindu God #India #Hindu #Hinduism #Gods #Goddess #Religion #Mythology #puran #Veda #Sanskrit #Yogis #Shiva #Narayana #Laxmi #Faith #Belives #Avtars #monk #Karma #Spirituality #Spiritual

Krishna, a Hindu God #India #Hindu #Hinduism #Gods #Goddess #Religion #Mythology #puran #Veda #Sanskrit #Yogis #Shiva #Narayana #Laxmi #Faith #Belives #Avtars #monk #Karma #Spirituality #Spiritual

Krishna and Radha in a Pavilion is an 18th century Indian painting depicting the two Hindu deities Krishna and Radha.  The painting is the example of Pahari painting used in Gardner’s Art Through the Ages

Krishna and Radha in a Pavilion is an 18th century Indian painting depicting the two Hindu deities Krishna and Radha. The painting is the example of Pahari painting used in Gardner’s Art Through the Ages