Though it’s misleading, it’s no wonder that the lion has earned the title of the King/Lord of the Beasts/of the Jungle in many cultures. No other animal looks more fearsome, courageous and majestic – a luxurious mane of hair around the heads make them look even bigger than they are, and… royal. However, it is... Continue Reading →
In Asian cultures elephants are admired for their intelligence and good memory. They symbolise wisdom and royal power. There are numerous myths and stories in Asian lore, in which the main characters are elephants. For many centuries, elephants have been accorded superhuman abilities. According to Indian mythology, the gods (deva) and the demons (asura) searched... Continue Reading →
One of the meanings of the adjective elephantine is ‘clumsy’. However, whatever elephants are they are NOT clumsy’. The elephant can move stealthily; it walks on the tip of its toes; its toes are spread flat and takes most of its weight. Thanks to the soft tissues on their feet that serve as cushion pads,... Continue Reading →
In Asia white elephants are worshiped; according to the legend, they are the descendants of the winged elephants that many centuries ago were flying above the Earth, and are seen as avatars of the Buddha. However, this worship can result in negative effects for the elephant. For example, Pra Baron Nakkot, a white elephant, was... Continue Reading →
Elephants do talk to each other but their ‘language’ is very different. Elephant families coordinate their movements with family members miles away. They could be split up for weeks, and then all meet at the same time at the same place. Perhaps they communicate with each other in a superlow range – by means of... Continue Reading →
Till recently, some researchers believed that animal communication was ‘mechanical’, and animal languages were primitive, and indeed couldn’t be called languages at all. But hold on a minute. Take cats, for example. Cats communicate differently from humans. And often, their methods of communication are much more effective and successful. Felinologically speaking, using their methods (which... Continue Reading →
We share the same planet. It’s time we learn to talk to animals.
If it isn’t bad enough, that we hurt other humans through wars, fighting, emotional abuse and so on, we are even more cruel when it comes to other animals that we share the planet with. But what if we could actually talk to them? What if they could tell us how wrong we are to hurt them?
To learn more about this incredible ability to really connect with animals, please visit Anna’s website. http://animalspirit.org/
We need to become better partners with our animal friends. We share the Earth. We do not have dominion over all animals… that is a fallacy created by man for man. We are abusers of our role on this planet and it is time that we changed!
There is a wonderful one-hour presentation on Youtube given by Anna Breytenbach at Findorn in 2013… a recommended watch and Anna has many other Youtube videos you can enjoy…
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