"In Karelia there was an ancient belief in the Sielulintu or Soul bird. It was believed the Sielulintu protected a person's soul at its most vulnerable when dreaming. It was tradition to keep a carved wooden bird by the bedside to keep the soul safe during sleep. Use this bird as a symbol of good luck, protection and happiness. To a happy soul!"

"In Karelia there was an ancient belief in the Sielulintu or Soul bird. It was believed the Sielulintu (Soul Bird) protected a persons soul at its most.

I love these vikings. This blog is great but I must figure out how to translate it!!

I love these vikings. This blog is great but I must figure out how to translate it!!

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.

In the Finnish mythology  the Nine diseases are the sons of Loviatar, the blind daughter of Tuoni.She is impregnated by the wind. According to the version told in the Kalevala they are Pistos (consumption), Ähky (colic), Luuvalo (gout), Riisi (rickets), Paise (ulcer), Rupi (scab), Syöjä (cancer), and Rutto (plague). The ninth, a witch and the worst of all, remains unnamed. He, the personification of envy, is banished by his mother to become the scourge of mankind.

nowheresafefromthestorm: “ In the Finnish mythology the Nine diseases are the sons of Loviatar,the blind daughter of Tuoni.She is impregnated by wind.According to the version told in the Kalevala.

from “Louhi Witch of North Farm” – Retold by Tony De Gerez – Pictures by Barbara Cooney

Looks like Santa tellign woodland creatures a story “Louhi Witch of North Farm” – Retold by Tony De Gerez – Pictures by Barbara Cooney

LOUHI [noun] a queen of the land known as Pohjola in Finnish and Lappish mythology. She was described as a powerful witch with the ability to change shape and weave mighty enchantments. She was also the main opponent of Väinämöinen and his coterie in the battle for the magical artifact Sampo in the Kalevala.

victoriousvocabulary: “ LOUHI [noun] a queen of the land known as Pohjola in Finnish and Lappish mythology. She was described as a powerful witch with the ability to change shape and weave mighty.

Hyviä vinkkejä kalevalaisiin töihin alakoulussa. Animaatioita, kuvistöitä yms.

Hyviä vinkkejä kalevalaisiin töihin alakoulussa. Animaatioita, kuvistöitä yms.

Untar is the Finnish deity of fog and mist, and lives in the highest regions of the heavens. She passes the mist through a silver sieve before sending it to earth.

previous pinner: Untar is the Finnish deity of fog and mist, and lives in the highest regions of the heavens. She passes the mist through a silver sieve before sending it to earth.

plates that are based on the Finnish 19th century Kealevala folklore and mythology poetry. Finland

The Kalevala plates of Finland

Arabia Kalevala Annual Plate 1980 The picture shows Väinämöinen weeping, Uvanto in a boat and a big bird with outstretched wings.

In Finnish mythology, Vetehinen (a merman) is often portrayed as a magical, powerful, handsome, bearded man with the tail of a fish. Vetehinen can be a soul of a drowned man, who lured other humans to drown. But not always it is described as evil. Sometimes humans prayed better fishing fortune from Vetehinen. He can cure illnesses, lift curses and brew potions, but he can also cause unintended harm by becoming too curious about human life.

Mermen: Old Legends and Real Mermen Sightings

Runot 5-7 Louhi, Pohjan akka kalevala kuvataide pohjolan neito - Google-haku

wilczelyko: “ Louhi is a queen of the land known as Pohjola in Finnish mythology and the mythology of Lapland. Louhi is described as a powerful witch, with the ability to change shape and weave mighty enchantments. She is also the main opponent of.

— Nicolai Kochergin  The Heroes of Kalevala Take the Wonderful Mill Sampo from Pohjola from the Kalevala

— Nicolai Kochergin The Heroes of Kalevala Take the Wonderful Mill Sampo from Pohjola from the Kalevala Finland

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