Posts Tagged ‘slavic’

Baba Yaga: The Wicked Witch of Slavic Folklore

As ambiguous as she is hideous, Baba Yaga is an anomaly. In Slavic folklore, Baba Yaga is both a maternal, mother nature figure and an evil villain who kidnaps and eats children. Numerous renditions of her tale portray her as a harbinger of transformation , possessing the power to either assist or obstruct those who […]

Beware the Wandering Wilas of Slavic Mythology

In Slavic mythology, there is a type of nymph, which can only be described as somewhere between a ghost and a fairy.  Read more Section:  News Myths & Legends Europe Read Later 

A Cycle of Life and Death: Slavic Goddesses Morana and Vesna

Forever intertwined, Morana, goddess of winter and death, and Vesna, goddess of spring and rebirth, could not exist without each other. However, they could not possibly exist in the same place at the same time either. They are the forces that kept the ancient Slavic world turning in a cycle of death and rebirth. One […]

Artist Reconstructs Faces of Slavic Warriors Who Survived Nazi Attack

A 1,000-year-old skeleton was unearthed in the bowels of Prague Castle in 1925 and the man identity was corrupted by Nazi scientists in 1935. Now, after a DNA study, a 3D artist has reconstructed the faces of two Slavic warriors, “the sons of Ludmila of Bohemia,” a famous 10th century Christian martyr. After World War […]

The Wolf Shepherd Deity, Lame Devils And Saints In Slavic Beliefs

The world of Slavic mythology is of the most mysterious and richest ancient and living traditions in the world. As Slavs are the largest ethno-linguistic group in Europe, their beliefs are widespread, diverse, and unique. However, they share a lot of similarities, all stemming from the same source, and all sharing the same core beliefs. […]

A Slavic Legend of Immortality: Koschei, the Deathless

A figure from Slavic folklore , Koschei the Deathless (aka Koschei the Immortal) was known for his titular characteristic: his inability to die. What is most interesting about this figure, however, is that his immortality was not foolproof. It was said that when Koschei cast the magical spell to protect and defend himself, he accidentally left […]

Metko Vizigot Slavic Folk Music

8 songs from the Slavic Folk Metal channel Metko Vizigot These pieces may be very strange and mystical, but in this lays their power. There is a style and power that is both modern and yet ancient in the feel of this music. To me it reawakens a memory of what we were, are and […]

Slavic Dream of an Aryan Golden Age

This is a slideshow of amazing artwork by Slavic visionaries along with fitting musical accompaniment, heafkening to a much better time for the folk. Paintings: Wsiewołod Iwanow, Borys Olszańskij, Konstantin Vasiliev, Andriej Gusielnikow Band: Lord Wind Track: The Temple of Harmony Album: Atlantean Monument Year: 2006 Source Article from

Photographer Creates Beautiful Scenes from Slavic Mythology

Long, long ago, in a certain tsardom there lived an old man and an old woman and their daughter Vasilisa. They had only a small hut for a home, but their life was a peaceful and happy one. However, even the brightest of skies may become overcast, and misfortune stepped over their threshold at last… […]

Slavic Martyrdom Day

Renegade Editor’s Note: This article was sent to me by Ratu of Slavic Zoroastrians, who translated it from his mother tongue. I did the best I could to help it flow in English without losing any of the meaning. By Ratu Dear co-followers, sympathizers and people interested in the Way of Zarathustra. It is known […]

Jung and the Völkisch Movement

by Dr. Kerry Bolton Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961), in founding Analytical Psychology, did so as a break and a contradistinction from the psychological school of his mentor Sigmund Freud. The Jungian and the Freudian stand as the contrasts between the Germanic and the Jewish world-views in the realm of psychology. Indeed it has been […]

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