Four heads, four different realms to watch over. To what realms he watched over exactly is hard to piece together, but what I understand to be: The underworld of the dead The world of eternal spring and greenery where the birds flew in the wintertime, where Weles resided The world of the living, our placeContinue reading “Slavic God Swiętowit”
By today he is finished and waiting to dry. I can’t wait to complete this piece…
Being on the island of Oahu, on the side of the Haumea Bay, traveling alongside the immense cliffs with the thundering sapphire sea crashing onto the black stained rocks,I can feel the terrible and awesome power of nature, and how little we people all are in comparison. I can completely understand how people on theContinue reading “Pele”
There are about 500 seals in total around the Hawaiian islands. All of them are tagged so that they can be kept track of at all times. I have yet to see one, I am hoping to be that lucky.
Shark gods in Hawaii come in two kinds. There are benevolent one that dont eat human meat, and malevolent ones that eat people. There is one particularly interesting story about a good (non-people eating) Shark god who fell in love with a beautiful girl, had a child with her (in his human form) and inContinue reading “Sharks”
One mythic being surveying the land.
Whale baby god Dirt and mud god. Coconut god. Oyster gods. Papaya god. Rock god. These are some of the little guys who will soon be in place in Oahu, their real home. They are little gods of mainly positive aspect, but be wary of the papaya god, he is a sneaky one!
The interesting thing about Kanaloa as a god is the fact that he also is a giant squid. And apparently his smell is also noteworthy, his long name meaning “Evil-Smelling Squid.” This makes an easy case for him to later be turned into the devil in opposition to Kane, sulfer and squid stink being ofContinue reading “Kanaloa (the god who became the devil)”
In traditional Hawaiian beliefs, Mana is the spiritual energy of the world. The divine spark, the most important thing from which all in the worlds are made. My personal spiritual philosophy has this energy as the kind of divine awareness of which all living things are a part. This energy, in Hawaiian tradition, is whatContinue reading “Mana Mana”