who will protect the village from Corona, Kirtana fears the virus is more powerful than Maramma and wears an N95 mask. Nature segues naturally into myth with the story of Ludwig II’s swans or the dhoddanaayi / big dog that haunts the farm.
Folk Goddess Maramma
Goddess Maramma in auspicious turmeric
Mariamman in Procession
Tamil Nadu bronze, Maramma
He loved swans so much, he may have ridden away on
a swan on Lake Starnberg
That’s why they called him Hansa Raja, the Swan King
In the love story of Nala-Damayanthi, Nala sent a
celestial swan to Damayanthi, declaring his love…
The colourful mythologies of Ludwig II of Bavaria
The family of Ludwig II of Bavaria
Nagamma tells the story of the leopard's visit
Nagamma speaks about the mysterious dhoddanaayi..
the size of a horse with a dog’s head and cow’s hooves, it even eats men…