Posts Categorized: Myth

THE QUINTESSENTIAL HUMAN QUALITY

Posted by & filed under above and below, Myth, mythology, pinnacle of creation, Religion, what makes a human being human.

The wonderful myths and legends of ancient Greece, as well as all the beautiful stories of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, have the common aim of showing us, through symbols and allegories, a practical method for reaching enlightenment. But this information has been lost and forgotten, even though it has been right before our eyes the…
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THE RIVER STYX

Posted by & filed under Cerberus, Charon, Dante, Death, greek mythology, Hades, meaning of life, Myth, River Styx, Tartarus, Virgil.

TweetShare After death, according to Greek Mythology, souls descend down a cavernous path where the River Acheron, the river of woe, flows into the River Styx, the river of lamentation. The souls are then ferried across the Styx by a somber boatman, Charon. But Charon must be paid, so the Greeks placed a coin in…
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