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DVOROVI / Dworowy / Dvorovoj) (not Domovi) - in Slavic folklore spirit of the courtyard (stables, barns, cowsheds, bee-gardens). He looks like a short and old man with long beard. His long hair can change its colour. Dvorovoi sometimes appears as a snake with rooster’s head. He lives in the barn or pigsty and likes when people give him some bread and sheep’s wool. He can’t stand animals with white fur and he brings diseases to them.

DVOROVI / Dworowy / Dvorovoj) (not Domovi) - in Slavic folklore spirit of the courtyard (stables, barns, cowsheds, bee-gardens). He looks like a short and old man with long beard. His long hair can change its colour. Dvorovoi sometimes appears as a snake with rooster’s head. He lives in the barn or pigsty and likes when people give him some bread and sheep’s wool. He can’t stand animals with white fur and he brings diseases to them.

Slavic mother and daughter Fates, dual-nature spirits are common in Slavic mythology, for example the Zorya - Goddess of Dusk and Dawn

Slavic mother and daughter Fates, dual-nature spirits are common in Slavic mythology, for example the Zorya - Goddess of Dusk and Dawn

Jolakotturinn- Icelandic folklore: a monstrous cat that ate people who didn't get new clothes before Christmas Eve. This was an incentive used by farmers for their workers to process autumn wool before Christmas. Those who participated were given new clothes. Those who didn't were supposedly eaten by a giant cat.

Jolakotturinn- Icelandic folklore: a monstrous cat that ate people who didn't get new clothes before Christmas Eve. This was an incentive used by farmers for their workers to process autumn wool before Christmas. Those who participated were given new clothes. Those who didn't were supposedly eaten by a giant cat.

Pscipolnitsa .  Referred to as Południca in Polish, Полудница (Poludnica) in Serbian, Polednice in Czech, Poludnica in Slovak, Полудница (Poludnitsa) in Bulgarian, and Полудница (Poludnitsa) in Russian, the Pscipolnitsa is a noon demon in. She can be referred to in English as "Lady Midday". She was usually pictured as a young woman dressed in white that roamed field bounds. She assailed folk working at noon causing heatstrokes and aches in the neck. Sometimes she even caused madness.

Pscipolnitsa . Referred to as Południca in Polish, Полудница (Poludnica) in Serbian, Polednice in Czech, Poludnica in Slovak, Полудница (Poludnitsa) in Bulgarian, and Полудница (Poludnitsa) in Russian, the Pscipolnitsa is a noon demon in. She can be referred to in English as "Lady Midday". She was usually pictured as a young woman dressed in white that roamed field bounds. She assailed folk working at noon causing heatstrokes and aches in the neck. Sometimes she even caused madness.

Bannik is the bathhouse (banya) spirit in Slavic mythology. A place where women gave birth and practiced divinations, the bathhouse was strongly endowed with vital forces. The third firing (or fourth, depending on tradition) was reserved for the Bannik, and, given his inclination to invite demons and forest spirits to share his bath, no Christian images were allowed lest they offend the occupants. If disturbed by an intruder the Bannik might pour boiling water over him, or even strangle him.

Slavic Legendary Creatures

Bannik is the bathhouse (banya) spirit in Slavic mythology. A place where women gave birth and practiced divinations, the bathhouse was strongly endowed with vital forces. The third firing (or fourth, depending on tradition) was reserved for the Bannik, and, given his inclination to invite demons and forest spirits to share his bath, no Christian images were allowed lest they offend the occupants. If disturbed by an intruder the Bannik might pour boiling water over him, or even strangle him.

* vьsь mirъ: Перун и Хорс

* vьsь mirъ: Перун и Хорс

Butz (Buc) - slavic spirit who lives in dark corners, in wardrobes and on attics.

Butz (Buc) - slavic spirit who lives in dark corners, in wardrobes and on attics.

Mokosh is the Water and Earth Goddess of the Ukraine.  She is worshipped in the Slavic countries as the Goddess of Rain and Fertile soil.   According to folk belief she shears sheep and spins thread. Her  name is derived from the word combination maty kota which means ‘mother of the cat,’ that is, ‘mother of good fortune.’ She is the protector of women as well as occult knowledge and divination. Because it is She who supplies the means for survival, She is also associated with life and…

Mokosh is the Water and Earth Goddess of the Ukraine. She is worshipped in the Slavic countries as the Goddess of Rain and Fertile soil. According to folk belief she shears sheep and spins thread. Her name is derived from the word combination maty kota which means ‘mother of the cat,’ that is, ‘mother of good fortune.’ She is the protector of women as well as occult knowledge and divination. Because it is She who supplies the means for survival, She is also associated with life and…

CrnoBog - Slavic believed that world was created by Crnobog and Belobog who, through joint effort, brought their creation to perfection. Although during the process of world creation the gods came into conflict, precisely those actions they performed against each other caused the universe to look as it does. Cernobog ruling dark half of the year, opposed by Belobog – the ruler of the sunny half.

CrnoBog - Slavic believed that world was created by Crnobog and Belobog who, through joint effort, brought their creation to perfection. Although during the process of world creation the gods came into conflict, precisely those actions they performed against each other caused the universe to look as it does. Cernobog ruling dark half of the year, opposed by Belobog – the ruler of the sunny half.

Indrik- Russian myth: an enormous beast that had the body of a bull, the legs of a deer, the head of a horse, and a long horn protruding from the tip of its muzzle. It was the king of all animals and when it moved the earth rumbled. It lived on a mountain called "the holy mountain".

Indrik- Russian myth: an enormous beast that had the body of a bull, the legs of a deer, the head of a horse, and a long horn protruding from the tip of its muzzle. It was the king of all animals and when it moved the earth rumbled. It lived on a mountain called "the holy mountain".

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