- Mythical Number: #3596
- Culture: Aboriginal
- Attribute: Celestial
- Attribute: Reptilian
- Attribute: Aquatic
- Behaviour: Friendly
- Common Type: Sea Serpents
One of the Rainbow Serpents of the Dreamtime animals from the mythology of the Australian Natives. It is a cosmic multi-coloured python that lives in deep waters. It created the landscape as it rose from the depths of its habitat. He is known to sleep in the mud during the dry season and flies to the sky as a rainbow sending down rain to help life re-grow during the wet season. He has a fascination for anything that is iridescent. Worombi protects its people but it does punish those that break the law. Worombi is closely link in with the land, weather, society and fertility. Worombi helps its people by sending down cooling rains during times of intense heat.
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Did you find Worombi interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a beautiful, lovely illustration of the Friendly Worombi and send it to this website. The mysterious creatures of the Dreamtime and the archaic folklore of the Australian aborigines has been kept alive in the modern world through books and films. If you would like to find out more about Aboriginal myth and culture the why not watch Rabbit Proof Fence (2002), Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) or for a more light hearted look at Australian folklore, Crocodile Dundee (1985). There are also good books from Amazon such as Aboriginal Stories of Australia and Stories of the Billabong.
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