Mielikki, Mistress of the Forest. In Finnish mythology, Mielikki is the goddess of forests and the hunt. Wife of the forest god Tapio.

Magical Marvelous Mystical women - Mielikki, Mistress of the Forest. In Finnish mythology, Mielikki is the goddess of forests and the hunt. Wife of the forest god Tapio.

Väinämöinen with his kantele. Väinämöinen is the central character in the Finnish folklore and the main character in the national epic Kalevala.

Väinämöinen with his kantele. Väinämöinen is the central character in the Finnish folklore and the main character in the national epic Kalevala.

Marimekko - "Kanteleen kutsu" (Sanna Annukka)

Marimekko textile design by sanna annukka, liro ahokas and maija louekari. Could be good for the upstairs bathroom with black and white tile.

Kalevala runot 3-4: Väinämöinen laulaa joukahaisen suohon Open ideat: Kalevalan päivä 28.2.

Kalevala runot 3-4: Väinämöinen laulaa joukahaisen suohon Open ideat: Kalevalan päivä 28.2.

Aino - Illustration by Russian artist Mechev MM || Now my mind is filled with sorrow / Wanders though the bog and stubble, / Wanders weary through the brambles, / Roams throughout the dismal forest, / Till my life is filled with darkness, / And my spirit white with anguish.                         ——Kalevala Rune IV (Crawford translation)

Aino Illustration by Russian artist Mechev MM Now my mind is filled with sorrow, Wanders though the bog and stubble, Wanders weary through the brambles, Roams throughout the dismal forest, Till my.

Paper doll Joukahainen  Joukahainen is a character from Finnish national epos Kalevala.

Paper Doll JOUKAHAINEN is a character from Finnish national epos Kalevala. The Kalevala or The Kalewala is a work of epic poetry compiled by Elias Lönnrot from Karelian and Finnish oral folklore and mythology.

Joseph Alanen. Illustrations for the Kalevala. Väinämönen Joukahainen sings in the swamp

Väinämöinen sings Joukahainen into a fen. Tempera painting with a motif from Kalevala The postcard is published by The Art association of Tampere.

Tuonela is the Underworld, The Realm of The Dead, in Finnish mythology. Like other Underworlds from mythology, it sits on an island and is reached by crossing a river. It is ruled over by the God Tuoni, and His Wife, Tuonetar, who serves as Ferrywoman and Hostess. This realm appears in the Kalevala when Väinämöinen travels there seeking knowledge.

Tuonela is the underworld, the realm of the dead, in Finnish mythology. Like other underworlds from mythology, it sits on an island and is reached by crossing a river.

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