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File: 1595806902602.jpg (152.59 KB, 1280x720, Hayagriva.jpg)

Hayagriva Nother NonymousCountry code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 36831980

From the Wikipedia article on the Lord Hayagriva, an avatar of Lord Vishnu:

"The Horse Avatar of Lord Vishnu is seen as pulling the sun up to the heavens every day, bringing light to darkness. Hayagriva's consort is Marichi, the goddess of the rising sun, more accurately the sun's light which is the life force of all things, and which is seen as the female aspect of Hayagriva. Marichi represents the essence of the power of creation of the cosmos. Whereas Hayagriva represents the other male aspect.

"In several other sources he is a white horse who pulls the sun into the sky every morning."

Hayagriva ("Horse-Neck") is "worshipped as the god of knowledge and wisdom, with a human body and a horse's head, brilliant white in color."

Sound familiar? You bet. Now -- did Lairen Faust know all this? Or is this a Jungian archetype of the collective unconscious? Or just a coincidence?
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Nother NonymousCountry code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 36831981

A-a-and Hayagriva is a teacher associated with the education of children (Wikipedia),

This can't be coincidence. Faust is a closet Hindu.
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File: 1595824290562.gif (2.96 MB, 1280x720, luna26.gif)

But is there also a moon horse?

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>>36831996
Then I'm only half-sure that she did it on purpose.

AnonymousCountry code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 36832044

>>36831981
Horses are worshipped constantly throughout indoeuropean history!

Wherever Indoeuropeans went, horse religion came. Horse religion and worship also always incorporated much of the same things that Hayagriva rules over.

Best example is Epona, who's father hated women so much he had sex with his horse. Epona was a goddess of family, fertility, love and magic. Also connections to being a goddess of the sun, moon and dead/dreaming.

MLP is modern horse cult.

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>>36832044
Yep. The PIE family. From the Wikipedia article "Trifunctional hypothesis":

"According to Dumézil (1898–1986), Proto-Indo-European society comprised three main groups corresponding to three distinct functions:[2][3]

"1. Sovereignty, which fell into two distinct and complementary sub-parts -- one formal, juridical and priestly but worldly; the other powerful, unpredictable, and also priestly but rooted in the supernatural world.

"2. Military, connected with force, the military and war.

"3. Productivity, herding, farming and crafts; ruled by the other two.

"In the Proto-Indo-European mythology each social group had its own god or family of gods to represent it and the function of the god or gods matched the function of the group. Many such divisions occur in the history of Indo-European societies."

Unquote. Read: (1) unicorns, (2) pegasi, (3) earth ponies.

Cf. the three main caste divisions in India: Brahmins, Kshatriya, and Vaishya.

AnonymousCountry code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 36832046

>>36832045
Yes! The PIE family also bases some of their divinity's hierarchey off of this same caste system. With the hindu its the most obvious;

Creator, Destroyer, Preserver. You could probably connect this divine trifecta to Luna(preserver?), Celestia(creator?), Discord(destroyer?). Though it's a little messy. Important figures were able to fulfill all three roles while having one as the main still.

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>>36832046
Other things I've decided to link together;
Buddhism has things that resemble ‘magic’. They teach that the mind is actually a clear light, grokking this as yourself will lead to enlightenment. This light can cast a ‘rainbow’ also. Meditation phenomenon from the Buddhists documents a long history of different coloured lights appearing during the practice as you become more skilled. A particular thing they teach is how to harness these lights and use them to create fully tactile hallucinations.


Brahma viharas (houses of god) are a set of four meditation techniques taught in Buddhism and Hinduism as a means of salvation. These are loving kindness, compassion, empathetic joy, equanimity. Buddhism (and some forms of hinduism) states that one is most strong when they are taking a positive emotion into their meditation.

Ponies magic for unicorns is shown as a light, and they're the strongest when connected to friendship. In the elements of harmony mode, the ponies are enveloped by a white ‘clear’ light.

AnonymousCountry code: ponychan.png, country type: customflag, valid: 36832048

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>>36832047
Other scattered noticings; Twilight's cutiemark is the unicursal hexagram of Thelema. Thelema is a religion which synthesizes all three main Abrahamic religions, Gnostic paganism, and Dharmic religions (theravada buddhism/hinduism). They believe love is the most important thing, especially a ‘fraternal’ love. AKA; friendship. They also are a religion that deals with occult philosophy or, ‘magic.’

A better post about symbolism in MLP can be found here; https://mlpforums.com/topic/45643-symbolism-in-mlpfim-and-hidden-knowledge/

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>>36832048
Oh jeez, Aleister Crowley. Let's not go there. "Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law" is not the motto of Equestria.

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>>36832051
Fair 'nough.


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