Jeff Nishinaka’s paper dragons. I often feel that Chinese "dragons" are overrepresented -- that the long does not get mentioned in Chinese folk religion and lore anywhere near as often as it does in western projections of Chinese lore -- but this papercraft image is just so damn cool.

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“ Nordic Yggdrasil Tree… For all you Norwegians out there with Viking ancestors…

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This image reminds me of the "Lycanians" ~ a race of barbaric shifters who live across the restless sea from DRAGONS REALM: a new dark fantasy novel by Tessa Dawn, coming Fall/Winter 2015. They can shape shift into any creature -- or combination -- imaginable. Source: Tengu

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Tengu bird mask by Miss monster. Tengu are a type of legendary creature found in Japanese folk religion and are also considered a type of Shinto god

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Médiathèque Caraïbe (lameca) - Palos drumming of the Dominican Republic - 1. A Panorama of Dominican Folk Religion and its Music

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Norse symbols it says, although I am learning not to believe every descriptor I find, so I will at some point when I stop pinning actually research the facts...

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“And when we introduce an intention in the fertile ground of pure potentiality, we put this infinite organizing power to work for us.” - Deepak Chopra We are all familiar with the ancient practice of witchcraft; either through the history books of folk religion and paganism, or through the nega

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