episode #134 meaning of creatures

Horse As one of the most majestic creatures, the deer is associated with woodland deities Saba, Flidais, and Cernunnos. The deer is linked to the arts, specifically poetry and music in ancient Celtic animal lore due to its graceful form. The Celts also believed that deer were associated with the fairie realm, and would lead troops of fairies… Continue reading episode #134 meaning of creatures

episode #133 meaning of creatures

Cat In ancient Egypt, it was sacred to Bastet, the goddess of the home, fertility, and childbirth. They were a protective soul and defender of women and children. Cats are signified by fertility, resourcefulness, curiosity and provocation. Cats are the embodiment of supernatural grace with a foot into the spiritual realm, they’re known to be… Continue reading episode #133 meaning of creatures

episode #132 meaning of creatures

Writers and artists revived the genre of the illustrated bestiary in the late 19th and 20th centuries. A notable example is Le Bestiaire ou Cortège d’Orphée by the French poet Guillaume Apollinaire. Apollinaire was a bibliophile and a specialist in medieval bestiaries. In 1906, Picasso, a friend of Apollinaire's, had made some experimental woodcuts of… Continue reading episode #132 meaning of creatures

episode #131 meaning of creatures

Animals. Whether imaginary or real, animals have always been an integral ingredient of human storytelling. Their personification in fables and morality tales is so common that we still accept them as symbols of human behaviour. Animals in our lives are often there for a reason. They serve many purposes, from being our companions to teaching us… Continue reading episode #131 meaning of creatures