The Story of Zohak – The Serpent-King of Ancient Persia


    “In the very beginning of things, Ormuzd (Ahura Mazda) who is Goodness and Light, created the world and all that is good and beautiful in the universe. But for everything to which Ormuzd gave being, Ahriman, who is Darkness and Evil, created an opposite. Against love, he set hatred; against joy, sorrow; to … Continue reading The Story of Zohak – The Serpent-King of Ancient Persia

The Red Shoes


  "The Red Shoes" By Hans Christian Andersen (1845) (Source: http://hca.gilead.org.il/red_shoe.html) ONCE upon a time there was little girl, pretty and dainty. But in summer time she was obliged to go barefooted because she was poor, and in winter she had to wear large wooden shoes, so that her little instep grew quite red. In the … Continue reading The Red Shoes