Category - Mythology

Vesna

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 is the goddess of night, winter and death. She...

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Triglav - three headed god

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, like the priests of Triglav’s idol believed, so he could...

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Crnobog

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. He is the only one who completely opposes the gods that like...

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Tree worship

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 Slavs. The statue of Gods and temples...

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Slavic Mythological Places

In the beliefs of the Slavs, there were many Slavic mythological places that could not be visited because nobody knows where they are. The most well known among those places are Vitor Mountain, sacred forest of Zutibor (yellow pine forest) and...

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Svetovid

Svetovid was protector of the arable lands and the God of the sun and light for those who believed in him. And for all others he was a god of war, destruction and defeat. Svetovid is also known under other names, depending on the particular Slavic...

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Veles (Volos): Lord of the forest

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, Veles became a demon, lost his...

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