Post by Lady Whimsy on May 21, 2008 12:18:43 GMT -5
How Kala Created the World and other creation myths
"...The world was born, they say, when a pebble caught in Kal's hoof and she shook it free. Away it went spinning across the sky, growing until it was the size of a small moon. Delighted, Kala raced along side, making it spin faster and faster as it continued to grow. When at last she was tired, the world was big enough for her feet to rest upon the ground. She gazed across the vast escape and was pleased with what she saw. She breathed over the earth, the first breath, the life-wind, and it blew through the lands to the furthest corners of the globe. Everything it touched sprang to life, bloomed thick and lush, sweet and green. Kala, mother of all, settled into the warm green grass to sleep and dream of life to come..."