In Kalevala, the Finnish national epic, Ilmatar was a virgin Personification of Air.  Her Father was Sky, Her Mother was Primal Waters. Her name literally means "female air spirit."        In Kalevala, Ilmatar is portrayed as androgynous with both male and female aspects, though she is primarily female. She was impregnated by the sea and wind and thus became the mother of Väinämöinen, the Finnish Creator of Life.

Ilmatar, was a virgin Personification of Air. Her Father was Sky, her Mother was Primal Waters. Her name literally means "female air spirit." She became the mother of Väinämöinen, the Finnish Creator of Life.

Iku-Turso - A malevolent sea monster in Finnish mythology, mentioned in the Finnish national epic Kalevala

Iku-Turso - A malevolent sea monster in Finnish mythology, mentioned in the Finnish national epic Kalevala - my namesake!

Tapio is an East Finnish forest spirit or god, who figured prominently in the Kalevala. Hunters prayed to him before a hunt.  His wife is the goddess of the forest, Mielikki. He was the father of Annikki, Tellervo, Nyyrikki (the god of hunting), and Tuulikki.  Fitting the Green Man archetype, Tapio has a beard of lichen and eyebrows of moss.

The Lesovik (Leshy) or is a male woodland spirit in Slavic mythology who protects wild animals and forests. He is roughly analogous to the Woodwose of Western Europe and the Basajaun of the Basque Country.

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.

Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931): Lemminkäisen äiti, 1897.  (Kuvalähde: Kuvataiteen keskusarkisto)

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Lemminkainen's Mother (based on the Finnish National epic Kalevala).

Lemminkainen, the Hero of the Kalevala, the national epic of Finland.

Lemminkainen, Finnish Hero of the Kalevala--Finland pagan finnish gods and goddesses pagan gods and goddesses pagan finland kalevala pagan m.

6. luokan opettajalle valmis ohjelmisto

Finnish Mythology: Louhi is the mistress/goddess of the Underworld (world of…

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.

Gallen-Kallela, Kalevala  Kullervon kirous

Gallen Kallel : '' Kullervon kirous '', Kullervos Curse Gallen Kallela a Swedish-speaking Finnish painter


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