Lên Đồng 5: Possession of the Frightful Kind

If you have been reading anything I've written so far in regards to possessions (of the spiritual kind, not of the monetary sort), it would seem as if we Asians view possession as something that is, in and of itself, just an interesting and time-tested method to communicate with folks existing in an alternate dimension.  … Continue reading Lên Đồng 5: Possession of the Frightful Kind

Huyền Vũ 2: The King, the Dark Warrior, and the Demon of Thất Diệu Mountain

In my previous post regarding the Dark Warrior, Huyền Vũ 1: The Black Tortoise, I detailed my search for this mythical hero. I bounced around from historic materials, to mythology, to star charts, and I was able to determine a couple of things concretely. 257 BCE was the initial point in time when we Viets … Continue reading Huyền Vũ 2: The King, the Dark Warrior, and the Demon of Thất Diệu Mountain