Origins and Nature of the First Dragons

Since ancient times, they were seen as the fantastical embodiment of chaos and evil, and they seem to be an important part in legends and myths in almost every culture ever since the cradle of civilization. People have pointed at crocodiles, dinosaurs and whales as the creatures that might have inspired the dragon myth, but … Continue reading Origins and Nature of the First Dragons

Dragon Festivals

Dragons in our calendar. Saint George's Day Saint George's Day is celebrated in some of the countries where he is regarded as a patron saint on April 23, which is the official day of the saint's death in the General Roman Calendar. According to legend, Saint George was a roman soldier born in Capadoccia who … Continue reading Dragon Festivals

Fiestas y Dragones

Dragones en el calendario. Día de San Jorge El día de San Jorge es celebrado el 23 de abril en varios de los países y ciudades que tienen a este santo como patrono, la cual es la fecha oficial en el que se conmemora su muerte en el Calendario Romano General. De acuerdo a la … Continue reading Fiestas y Dragones

The Feathered Serpent: A Mesoamerican Dragon

Temple of the Feathered Serpent of Xochicalco, state of Morelos, Mexico.   Quetzalcóatl, the Plumed Serpent. The serpent was the earth devourer of life  and giver of life. Serpent–bird = winged matter. Union of earth and sky. Earth rising and sky descending. (United at the pyramid‘s peak.) Erect snake and sinking bird. Matter ascending toward … Continue reading The Feathered Serpent: A Mesoamerican Dragon

La Serpiente Emplumada de Mesoamérica

Templo de la Serpiente Emplumada de Xochicalco, estado de Morelos, México. Quetzalcóatl, la Serpiente Emplumada. La serpiente era la tierra                 Devoradora de vida                                Y dadora de vida. Serpiente-pájaro = material alada. Unión de la tierra con el cielo. Tierra que se eleva y cielo que desciende. (Unidos en la cima de la pirámide.) … Continue reading La Serpiente Emplumada de Mesoamérica