Week 8: Cường Bạo đại vương – if Noah were to rebel

This week on #VNmyth, the story of one of the times when Vietnamese rebelled against Heaven, and won. Disclaimer: I drew this comparison because technically, the last arc of this story is a flood story. It neither was an attack on anyone’s religion nor contained any religious motives. I. The story Cường Bạo was aContinue reading “Week 8: Cường Bạo đại vương – if Noah were to rebel”

Week 6: Princess Liễu Hạnh – Mother Heaven

This week on #VNmyth – Liễu Hạnh. She is the Daughter of Heaven (yes, I mean literally), ruler over the sky realm and one of the four Vietnamese Immortals: Heavenly Mother (mẫu thượng thiên) Liễu Hạnh. I. Cosmology: To understand her story, one first needs some info on the cosmology in the Religion of MothersContinue reading “Week 6: Princess Liễu Hạnh – Mother Heaven”