Slavic: Hela

Vote for this God on RELIGER Gods Poll Hela, the death goddess, is represented with a lion head with an outstretched tongue. As Myda, an aspect or another name of hers, she is represented as a crouching dog. This article is part of RELIGER Gods Ledger Please follow and like us:...

Slavic: Mita

Vote for this God on RELIGER Gods Poll Mita, the death goddess, is represented with a lion head with an outstretched tongue. As Myda, an aspect or another name of hers, she is represented as a crouching dog. This article is part of RELIGER Gods Ledger Please follow and like us:...

Slavic: Boginka

Vote for this God on RELIGER Gods Poll Boginka literally means “Little Goddess”. Always described as plural, boginky (“little goddesses”), they are tutelary deities of waters. They are distinguished into various categories, under different names, and they may be either white (beneficent) or black (maleficent). The root *nav which is present in some name variants, for instance Navia and Mavka, means “dead”, as...

Slavic: Dolya

Vote for this God on RELIGER Gods Poll Dolya–Nedolya Goddess of fate, personification of the fate bestowed upon a man at birth. She is described as a plainly dressed woman able to turn herself into various shapes.2 When she is positive she is named Dolya, when negative she turns into Nedolya. The good Dolya protects her favourite day and...

Slavic: Nedolya

Vote for this God on RELIGER Gods Poll Dolya–Nedolya Goddess of fate, personification of the fate bestowed upon a man at birth. She is described as a plainly dressed woman able to turn herself into various shapes.2 When she is positive she is named Dolya, when negative she turns into Nedolya. The good Dolya protects her favourite day and...

Slavic: Srecha

Vote for this God on RELIGER Gods Poll Srecha–Nesrecha She is a South Slavic concept similar to the East Slavic Dolya–Nedolya. The relation between Srecha and Dolya has been described as the same between the Latin concepts of fors and fortuna, or sors and fatum. Unlike Dolya, a man may get rid of Srecha. She is represented as a beautiful woman spinning...

Slavic: Nesrecha

Vote for this God on RELIGER Gods Poll Srecha–Nesrecha She is a South Slavic concept similar to the East Slavic Dolya–Nedolya. The relation between Srecha and Dolya has been described as the same between the Latin concepts of fors and fortuna, or sors and fatum. Unlike Dolya, a man may get rid of Srecha. She is represented as a beautiful woman spinning...

Slavic: Zorya

Vote for this God on RELIGER Gods Poll Zorya Zorya is the goddess of beauty,2 virgin associated with war and with Perun. Her name literally means “Light” or “Aurora”, and she manifests as three goddesses, described as daughters of Dazhbog and sisters of Zvezda, with whom they are often conflated: Zorya Utrennyaya (“Morning Light”), often conflated with...

Slavic: Zvezda

Vote for this God on RELIGER Gods Poll Zvezda Zvezda literally means “Star”, and refers to the planet Venus. It is the name of two sister goddesses, often conflated with Zoria, who represent the two phases of the planet Venus: Zvezda Dennitsa (“Morning Star”), who is Danica in Serbo-Croatian and Dnieca in Polish; Zvezda Vechernyaya (“Evening Star”). This article is part...

Slavic: Bereginia

Vote for this God on RELIGER Gods Poll Bereginia Tutelary deity, or deities, of waters and riverbanks (cf. Old East Slavic beregu, “bank, shore”). In modern Ukrainian Native Faith she has been heightened to the status of a national goddess “hearth mother, protectress of the earth”.3 Some scholars identify Bereginia as the same as Rusalka.3 In Old Church Slavonic, the...

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