Some articles on rain, rain god, gods, god:
... an ordinary lorry driver who can never get away from rain and he has a log-book showing that it has rained on him every day, anywhere that he has ever been, to prove it ... Rob does, making the media deem him a 'Rain God' (something which he actually is) for the clouds want "to be near him, to love him, to cherish him and to water him" ... the book, especially when he is hailed by the media as a "Rain God," though not in those terms ...
... Rain god Chisongzi (Adam Cheng) was supposed to take orders from heaven to rain many consecutive months to punish the humans via flood storms ... The Jade Emperor then punishes the Rain god by sending him to be reincarnated as a human on earth ... Rain god was now reincarnated as Wong Zo-ping, a miracle doctor and healer who tried to help many people along the way ...
... end panels have scenes relating to the ritual of the ball game that result in entreaties to the gods ... The central panels depict the gods responding or performing a ritual of their own ... Variant forms of the god of pulque appear over each of the end panels, suggesting that the drink was an important part of the ritual ...
Famous quotes containing the words god and/or rain:
“Our religion vulgarly stands on numbers of believers. Whenever the appeal is madeno matter how indirectlyto numbers, proclamation is then and there made, that religion is not. He that finds God a sweet, enveloping presence, who shall dare to come in?”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“And yet the sun pardons our voices still,
And berries in the hedge
Through all the nights of rain have come to the full,
And death seems like long hills, a range
We ride each day towards, and never reach.”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)