Snake-stones and the serpent myths

(August, 2012 with Lathashree Kolla) Worshiping animals and idolizing the most ‘docile’ ones as ‘benevolent’ is not unusual in many world religions. South Asian folklore and oral histories abound serpent myths and fables. They are immortalized through the ‘snake-stones;, which are a happy addition to rural cultural landscape and religious edifices in India, specially theContinue reading “Snake-stones and the serpent myths”