Turtle

The beings in Sky World had more powers than human beings. For instance, they could make things happen just by thinking about it.

Animals

Turtle

The World Turtle, sometimes depicted as the god Kurma, an avatar of Vishnu, supports the world on its back.

My grandfather said that the turtle was tilted sideways a bit, and this would be the Rockies. The tectonics follow the marking of the turtle as well.

Hindu cosmology

World Elephant

The Ashtadiggajas (Sanskrit: अष्टदिग्गज) are a group of eight legendary elephants in Hindu cosmology. They serve as the guardians of the eight zones of the universe.

The Creator was unhappy about this and decided to cause a great flood to purify the earth. A man named Waynaboozhoo survived.

Man: Whence, How and Whither

The Civilisation of Atlantis

Mr. Scott-Elliot describes the famous City of the Golden Gates as surrounded by a beautiful, park-like landscape dotted with villas of the wealthy.

In the ancient times of the Zhuang people, a great deluge submerged the world, sparing no life in its path. Amidst this catastrophic flood, a brother and his sister found refuge by crouching inside a large gourd.

Numerology, the study of numbers and their symbolic meanings, has been a part of human history for centuries.

Long before the world was created there was an island, floating in the sky, upon which the Sky People lived.