The Heritage of the Yezidis with Patrick Harrigan

Patrick Harrigan joins us again on the "Mythicist Milwaukee Show"to discuss the Yezidi religion and their heritage. 

Patrick is a comparative religious scholar, photographer, author and supporter of the Yezidi cause. He speaks German, Hindi-Urdu, Sanskrit, Nepali, Tamil, and Sinhala. He has a degree from the in religion and a post-graduate degree in South Asian Languages and Civilizations from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has written many articles that show case and explain the mythology around religious beliefs.

Patrick visited Washington DC to meet with the Baba Sheikh, spiritual leader of the Yezidi people following the latest assault by ISIS fighters against Yezidi shrines on Mount Sinjar per Baba Sheikh’s request.

Patrick shares his lifelong quest through many religious traditions and how he got involved with the plight of the Yezidis.

For more info on Patrick and his work: 

For Skanda - Murugan it is "Comprehensive website of the pan-Indian god Skanda or Murugan in Sanskrit and Tamil sources including photo galleries, research articles, and news"

For Ta'us Melek the Peacock Angel it is This is a brand new website that Patrick is just starting to develop.