Rainbow Myths

Throughout history mankind has developed stories to explain why rainbows exist.

According to Norse mythology, rainbows are bridges that connect earth to the God’s home.

The Navajo people believed rainbows were the pathway of the spirits.

In Hindu mythology the rainbow was thought to be an archer’s bow and it was used by the god of thunder and war (Indra).

Irish legend claims there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, but it is guarded by a leprechaun.

There are numerous such stories.  If you know of some not listed in this blog, please share them in the comment section.


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