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Slavic mythology by Igor Ozhiganov

Igor Ozhiganov

Slavic Mythology – which is almost a internet celebrity when it comes to his images of Slavic history with motives of our mythology. His images will definitely inspire you and motivate you to explore the ancient religion and myths of Slavic people because after viewing these images you will feel a need to do so! He is well known for his distinct way of mixing Slavic and Nordic mythology in one masterpiece that we will present to you! via (Igor Ozhiganov)

God Perun

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In Slavic mythology, Perun (Cyrillic: Перун) is the highest god of the pantheon and the god of thunder and lightning.

Deity Svyatogor

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Svyatogor (Russian: Святого́р) is a Kievan Rus’ mythical bogatyr (knight/hero) from bylinas. His name is a derivation from the words “sacred mountain”.

Goddess Lada

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Lada is the name of a Slavic deity of harmony, merriment, youth, love and beauty.

Deity Rusalka

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Rusalka is a water nymph, a female spirit in Slavic mythology. She is the equivalent of a Mermaid!

Slavic warriors

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Slavic warriors hearing elder sing tales of Slavic Gods and their battles.

Deity Morozko

 

Morozko, (“Mrazík” in west Slavic, or “Djed Mraz” in South Slavic), is the Slavic patron of winter, an Eastern Slavic Santa Claus.

 

Goddess Mokosh

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Mokoš is a Slavic goddess mentioned in the Primary Chronicle, protector of women’s work and women’s destiny.

 

God Yarilo

Jarilo, alternatively Yarilo, Iarilo, or Gerovit, was a Slavic god of vegetation, fertility and springtime.

 

God Belobog

Belobog, (all names meaning White God) is a reconstructed Slavic deity of light and Sun, the counterpart of dark and cursed Chernobog (Black God).

 

God Veles

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Veles is a major Slavic supernatural force of earth, waters and the underworld, associated with dragons, cattle, magic, musicians, wealth and trickery.

 

God Rod

Rod is often considered to be the supreme god and the creator of all life and existence

 

God Chernobog

Chernobog, is a Slavic deity, whose name means black god, he is the counterpart of Belobog.

 

God Stribog

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Stribog in the Slavic pantheon, is the god and spirit of the winds, sky and air; he is said to be the ancestor (grandfather) of the winds of the eight directions.

 

God Svarog

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Svarog is the god of the blacksmith, and as the father of Dažbog

 

Goddess Berehynia

Berehynia is a female spirit in Slavic mythology, which recently came to be regarded as a “Slavic goddess” with a function of “hearth mother, protectoress of the home”

 

Goddess Devana

 

Devana apparently derived from Slavic word that means ‘virgin’ or ‘maiden’ thus she is protector of maidens and female warriors.

 

Goddess Morana

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Morana is a Slavic goddess associated with seasonal rites based on the idea of death and rebirth of nature. She is associated with death, winter and nightmares.

Deity Zmej

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Zmej according to some myths is a different shape-shifting form of God Veles, while in other it is the creature he created/summoned to fight other Gods.

 

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