The Proud Peacock


The Proud Peacock

It is said that at the time of creation of the universe, when the primordial poison was churned out of the Sea of Milk and transmuted into the amrita of immortality, it was a peacock that absorbed the negative effects. Thus the bird is thought of as a protector, though its flesh is consequently considered by some to be poisonous.
Nepal, 16 Jan 2010.
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