Sielulintu: Finnish mythological bird who protects one's soul while being asleep.

Sielulintu- Finnish myth: a baby carrying or soul protecting bird. It protected a persons soul at its most vulnerable, while it dreamt. It was tradition to keep a wooden bird next to the bed while one slept.

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.

The Kalevala plates of Finland:  The picture shows Väinämöinen planting seeds in his flourishing garden, while birds are sitting in the trees and fishes are swimming below.

The Kalevala plates of Finland

My Arabia Year Plates - Arabia Kalevala Series Annual Plate No Limited edition.

KALEVALA        Greetings  to  Finnland  Väinämöinen plays  Kantele

Spirit Boat: The Rise of Kalevala Era Shamanism: The Kalevala Metre Runes

Räisälä pendant by Kalevala Koru jewelry. Plants have symbolised the energy and course of life. This simple decorative plant motif in this piece of jewellery consists of four palmettes resembling palm leaves that have been spread open to form a fan.

Räisälä pendant by Kalevala Koru jewelry. Plants have symbolised the energy and course of life. This simple decorative plant motif in this piece of jewellery consists of four palmettes resembling palm leaves that have been spread open to form a fan.

Kalevalan kankahilla - Sampo, kirjokantinen ihme

Kalevalan kankahilla - Sampo, kirjokantinen ihme

Kalevala Koru | Knot of Faith

According to beliefs, the one who could string beautiful braids could also control the wind direction as well as birth and death.


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