Mythology

  • Veles (Volos): Lord of the forest

    by - Mar 5, 2014
    The Slavs initially believed that Veles exclusively appears in the shape of a bear even though he is able to transform into various other animals that he protects. In later scriptures, like almost all major gods,...
  • Perun – Slavic God

    by - Nov 23, 2013
    Perun is the highest, most dominant god in Slavic mythology. Occupying a space akin to Zeus in Greek mythology, Perun is the god of the storms, thunder and lightning with many other attributes as well. Perun...
  • Wolf – Totem animal of Slavs

    by - Nov 2, 2013
    Wolf and Slavic Mythology Vuk (wolf) is an old Slavic word. Also a word kurjak (kuryak) is used with the same meaning. Before the coming of Christianity, the wolf was a totem animal in the...
  • The World of Ancient Gods – Slavic Goddesses

    by - Nov 1, 2013
    Slavic mythology represents all of beliefs, myths and cultural practices of pre-Christian Slavs. This period is characterized by a polytheistic religious system. Mythology, as a field of scientific research is a set of stories. Throughout history,...