It’s hard to miss the statues and pictures of the cherubic little boy with wings and armed with bow and arrow ready to strike unsuspecting souls and make them fall dead...in love. I am talking of Cupid-God of Love and Beauty. The name itself has been derived from the Latin word Cupido which means desire. It is not just human beings but even Gods who were said to have become victims of Cupid’s arrows. One of them was his own mother Venus who fell in love with Adonis, the first man she saw after she scratched herself with one of the arrows of her son while playing with him.
Cupid was believed to carry two types of bows in his quiver. The ones made of gold represent true love whereas the ones with lead