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Vesna: Slavic goddess of spring, birth and renewal; also known as the Mokosh Slavic goddess of earth and fertility. Wicca, Magick, Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Eslava, Les Religions, Sacred Feminine, Goddess Art, Gods And Goddesses

Vesna by JankaLateckova on DeviantArt

Slavic goddess of spring, birth and renewal. - watercolour painting on 297 × 210 mm Aquafine paper. Original for sale here - www.etsy.com/listing/1... Vesna

"Baba Yaga, Wildwoman, Crone, Grandmother of the dancing hut, Witch of the… Baba Yaga, Pagan Witch, Wiccan, Wise Women, Old Women, Maiden Mother Crone, Traditional Witchcraft, Hedge Witch, Mystique

"Baba Yaga, Wildwoman, Crone, Grandmother of the dancing hut, Witch of the untamed wood, Oracle of the Darksome Moon, Lend me your harsh wisdom, Devour my childish fear. Grind away that which does not serve me, That I may fly anew. Atop the clouds in your mortar, Your pestle, my oar and sword.” ~Galdorcraeft (A Crone's Prayer)

Devana or Dziewanna is the Slavic equivalent of the Roman goddess Diana, whose name is said to appear very late in Slavic history. However, all her names that derive from Slavic translate to “The Maiden”. Russian Folk, Russian Art, Eslava, She Wolf, Mother Goddess, Illustrations, Gods And Goddesses, Conte, Our Lady

Deities & Demons

folkthings: “ Devana or Dziewanna is the Slavic equivalent of the Roman goddess Diana, whose name is said to appear very late in Slavic history. However, all her names that derive from Slavic...

 Serbian Latin: Dajbog or in cyrillic Дајбог (or Дажбог); Russian Mythology, Celtic Mythology, Eslava, Medieval Manuscript, Russian Folk, Mythological Creatures, Gods And Goddesses, Fairy Tales, Ivan Bilibin

Dazbog

Dazbog, The first part of the name is “daj” – a form of the verb to give, while the second part “bog” means god. The Giving God, was a god of the Sun and he was one of Svarog’s sons. Dazbog stands for the Sun disc. Each morning he emerged from the arms of The Zorya (Dusk) to ride his chariot drawn by three horses: one is gold, one is silver, and one is diamond. He would travel across the heavens each day through his twelve kingdoms.

In Slavic mythology, Perun (Cyrillic: Перун) is the highest god of the pantheon and the god of thunder and lightning. Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Systema Martial Art, Russian Mythology, Eslava, Gods And Goddesses, Conte, Occult, Deities

Perun

Perun - Perun is the Slavic god of thunder and the sky. He is one of the most powerful Slavic gods and member of Slavic trinity (Triglav) together with Svarog and Svetovid. He was worshipped by the Russians until their Christianization in 988 by St. Vladimir I, Grand Prince of Kiev. Idols of Perun depicted him as a large man with a silver head and golden mustaches.

Devana The goddess most frequently associated with the Greek Artemis and the Roman Diana. Forest goddess, protector of wild animals and goddess of hunt. Closely related to Myesyats who is the Slavic Moon Deity. In Russia, Myesyats Greek Gods And Goddesses, Greek And Roman Mythology, Witch Club, Eslava, Book Art, The Embrace, Goddess Art, Artemis Goddess, Sacred Feminine

Dziewanna, Devana, Dzievana, Zievonia, Dživica, Dzieva, Zewana. Slavic goddess of nature, forest and hunt, spring. Niewykluczone, że Dziewanna i Marzanna mogły być dwoma obliczami jednej bogini, pani życia i śmierci zarazem; wskazywać mogą na to podobne analogie w innych indoeuropejskich wierzeniach (jak Kora-Persefona ), jednak brak danych źródłowych uniemożliwia wyciąganie takich wniosków. (my transl: Dziewanna and Marzanna could be the life-spring/death-winter sides of one Goddess.

Jarilo (Cyrillic: Ярило) was Slavic god of vegetation, fertility and springtime… Eslava, Medieval, Beltane, Russian Art, Russian Culture, Gods And Goddesses, Deities, Illustrations, Folk Art

Yarilo

Jarilo - Jarilo was a son of the supreme Slavic god of thunder, Perun, his lost, missing, tenth son, born on the last night of February, the festival of Velja Noć (Great Night), the pagan Slavic celebration of the New Year. On the same night, Jarilo was stolen from his father and taken to the world of the dead, where he was adopted and raised by Veles, Perun's enemy, He is celebrated with song and dance in festivals held in late spring and early summer.

Version of the firebird appear in the folklore of Russia, the Middle East, Ancient Egypt, Central Asia, and China. Love Fairy, Fairytale Art, Antique Illustration, Parcs, Russian Art, Firebird, Folk Art, Fantasy Art, Fairy Tales

The Fool & Russia's Beloved Ivanushka-Durachok

"My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it." Ursula K. Le Guin Happy April Fool's Day everyone! Though today is more about Tricksters and practical jokes, we couldn't have the trick-er without the trick-ee, thus is today the day in which our 'Fool' sides (and sometimes our Knave sides!) are exposed. It's a day for fun, to check your wits are in working order and, in a roundabout way, to celebrate both the good and the bad of fooling…

Gods Goddesses Legends Myths: Baba Yaga in Slavic myth lived in the woods and was a cannibalistic old lady with a fence of bones. She inspired the Witch in Hansel & Gretel. Baba Yaga, Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses, Illustrations, Illustration Art, Troll, Triple Goddess, Fairytale Art, Archetypes

In Russian tales, Baba Yaga is portrayed as a hag who flies through the air in a mortar, using the pestle as a rudder and sweeping away the tracks behind her with a broom made out of silver birch. She lives in a log cabin that moves around on a pair of dancing chicken legs. The keyhole to her front door is a mouth filled with sharp teeth; the fence outside is made with human bones with skulls on top

slavic-mythology: “Stribog in the Slavic pantheon, is the god and spirit of the winds, sky and air. He is said to be the ancestor, of more specifically the grandfather, of the winds of the eight. Russian Mythology, Eslava, Myths & Monsters, Russian Art, Gods And Goddesses, Conte, Deities, Art Inspo, Fantasy Art

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thesilenceofthedesert: “ Stribog in the Slavic pantheon, is the god and spirit of the winds, sky and air; he is said to be the ancestor of the winds of the eight directions. ”

Mokosh - by dragonscalearts on DeviantArt Norse Mythology, Russian Mythology, Goddess Names, Bountiful Harvest, Divine Mother, Historical Artifacts, Practical Magic, God Pictures, Viking Jewelry

Mokosh - 5009S by dragonscalearts on DeviantArt

20 mm W x 36 mm H (plus bale) - Bronze - Mokoš (Old Russian Мокошь) is a Slavic goddess , Also known as Mokysha, Mok... Mokosh - 5009S