Purana (Hindu sacred book) also speaks about two kinds of the underground myth beings:
the descendants of wise snake Kashiapa (Gandharvas or Mauneyas) and Naga,
and it adds, that these two groups are
constantly at enmity with each other.
In the picture: Naga (female) and Nagini (male).
was either an invisible demon, or reptilelike humanoid. Ancient
people believed that amulets of the male demon-beast Pazuzu can prevent them
from night attacks of
, as Pazuzu had to routinely
come forth from the subterranean realm and drive Lamastu back to beneath the
earth. The Greek equivalent of Lamastu
is Lamia, who was also half
snake half man, she and empusai -
daughters of Hecate, the goddess of witches emerged from the underworld in order
to seduce and obtain genetic influx from mortal men, before killing them.
In Ireland these were Lanaun Shee – vampires, tempters, murderers of
the people and… fairies. Anglo-Saxons
(Slavic -Mora), from whose name the word “nightmare” appeared.
The stories about the tempters-mermaids and mermen – half man-half fish, exist
in each culture on Earth, even among the Eskimos and natives of central
now pay attention to the following fragment from Emerald Tablets of Tot
(Ancient-Egyptian god of the moon, patron of sciences, writers, books and