AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINE MYTHOLOGY

The Dreamtime Gods and Spirits of Oz

JURAWADBAD

Australian Snake Spirit

Shape-shifting Snake Spirit

He could go from snake to man and back again at will. Oddly, he was married to a mortal woman who cheated on him with another snake man. She was obviously into snakes in a big way. In revenge he hid in a log, — or it may have been a primitive drum — and bit her.

It’s all tied up with fertility and initiation rites which are beyond our comprehension. We could explain the whole thing involving DREAMTIME, but we are going to have an early night.

JURAWADBAD FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : JURAWADBAD
Area or people : Gunwinggu folk of Northern Territory
Location : Australia
Gender : Male
Type : spiritual being
In charge of : Snakes
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 2675
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Article last updated on 24 July 2014 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "JURAWADBAD: Spirit of Snakes from Australian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 24 Jul. 2014. Web. 2 September 2014.

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