The Great A'Tuin

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The Great A'Tuin

Postby nort » Wed May 11, 2011 5:31 am

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Postby Tonyblack » Wed May 11, 2011 5:47 am

Hi there nort and welcome to the site! :D

The idea of a World Turtle appears in several cultures, most notably in the Hindu culture.

Turtles all the way down is a Wiki that discusses this.


Here's a depiction of the World Turtle.
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Take a look at the inside of this Santana album. :D

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Here's a close up.

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Postby Tonyblack » Wed May 11, 2011 5:49 am

:? How odd, nort's post seems to have disappeared. He/she was asking about the idea of a world supported on the back of a giant turtle in various cultures - hence my response.
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Postby Jan Van Quirm » Wed May 11, 2011 2:54 pm

Perhaps he was just being nort-ee :P

:oops: Sorry couldn't resist :lol:
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Postby archerinwood » Wed May 11, 2011 7:46 pm

nite nort.
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Postby Cool Middle Name » Sat May 14, 2011 2:41 pm

Some kind of edit fail?

So I know Pterry parodies a lot of beliefs and stories in his books. But Atuin is a parody (not even that) of the hindu World Turtle?

Hinduists believe in Great A'tuin? Epic religion then.
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