Mythology

  • Dajbog – The God That Gives – The Lord of the Sun

    by - Aug 31, 2014
    Dajbog is considered to be the God of the Sun, originally presented as the son of Svarog. If we were to make parallels between Greek and Slavic Gods, Dajbog and Svarog would be equivalent to Helios...
  • Svarog- Father of the Gods

    by - Jun 24, 2014
    Svarog was revered by the Slavs as the great god of blacksmiths, law and fire, similar to that of Hephaestus of the Greek pantheon. The origin of Svarog’s name can be traced to the language of...
  • Rusalka: Slavic mermaid

    by - Apr 1, 2014
    Rusalka (plural Rusalki) in Slavic mythology is ghost female mermaid that dwells at the bottom of river. Rusalki are spirits of young women who died violently before marriage and before their natural time was up. Thus,...
  • Slavic goddesses Vesna and Morana

    by - Mar 29, 2014
    In ancient Slav mythology, Vesna was the goddess of spring and fertility. She was in charge of spring time, morning and the birth of everything alive. She is also known as Zhiva, Diva and Devana. Morana...
  • Horses of the Slavic gods

    by - Mar 28, 2014
    Every Slav god was to some extent a warrior god and as such, most of them had horses. Horses often attributed with supernatural powers. These mythical horses had a strong connection with the Moon and the...
  • Triglav – The Three Headed God

    by - Mar 25, 2014
    Triglav is a three-headed warrior god. The Slavs pictured him as a god with three heads and golden bands over his eyes and mouth which he wears because of the frightening power of his eyes or,...
  • Crnobog – The Black God

    by - Mar 24, 2014
    Crnobog also known as Crnoglav (Black Head) is the god of darkness and the ruler of the world of the dead. He is black which helps him blend in with his dark and eerie underground domain....
  • Jarilo – Slavic god of war

    by - Mar 16, 2014
    Jarilo was the god of war and protector of the weak and helpless. In Slavic religion Jarilo appears under many different names as Gerovit, Jarevid, Rudjevid.  Jarilo was imagined as a knight with warrior equipment. He...
  • How the Slavs worship trees

    by - Mar 13, 2014
    Worshiping trees is common for many ethnic groups and religions, and Slavs are no exception, since Slavs lived in an area covered with dense forests.  The cult of sacred trees was widely spread and strong among...
  • Slavic mythological places

    by - Mar 10, 2014
    In the beliefs of the Slavs, there were many Slavic mythological places, places that could not be visited because nobody knows where they are. The most well known among those places are Vitor mountain, sacred forest...
  • Slavic Magic: Religion And Magic Intertwined

    by - Mar 7, 2014
    Magic and religion in Slavic thought are connected. Magic is used by men to control the nature and mystic forces with spells and chanting and in religion that control is taken over by divine beings without...
  • Svetovid: Main deity of Baltic Slavs

    by - Mar 6, 2014
    God Svetovid is also known under other names, depending on the particular Slavic tribe: Svyentovit, Svantovit, Swietowit, Svevid or simply Vid. Svetovid was main deity of Baltic Slavs and his cult is highly connected with fortress...