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The Finnish way to sauna [sow-na]

The Finnish way to sauna [sow-na]

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

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

Isokuru, Pyhätunturi, Finland

Isokuru, Pyhätunturi, Finland

beautifullywarped:  On the Shores of the Land of Death” by Akseli Gallen-Kallela (Finnish, 1865-1931) ).

beautifullywarped: On the Shores of the Land of Death” by Akseli Gallen-Kallela (Finnish, 1865-1931) ).

the spirit of the bear  "In Finnish mythology Otso, Ohto, Kontio, metsän kuningas (the king of the forest), and mesikämmen (honeypaws) are some of the many rarely uttered circumlocutory epithets for the spirit that was never directly named. Generally, the spirit of the bear was referred to as friend, brother,uncle, or forestcousin, or ways were thought up that would bypass the need to refer to the spirit at all, even indirectly."

the spirit of the bear "In Finnish mythology Otso, Ohto, Kontio, metsän kuningas (the king of the forest), and mesikämmen (honeypaws) are some of the many rarely uttered circumlocutory epithets for the spirit that was never directly named. Generally, the spirit of the bear was referred to as friend, brother,uncle, or forestcousin, or ways were thought up that would bypass the need to refer to the spirit at all, even indirectly."

Albert Edelfelt (1854-1905) Kaukolanharju auringonlaskun aikaan / Kaukola Ridge at Sunset 1889 - Finland

Albert Edelfelt (1854-1905) Kaukolanharju auringonlaskun aikaan / Kaukola Ridge at Sunset 1889 - Finland

Pike in Finnish mythology. Väinämöinen slays a geat pike and makes his magical kantele from its jawbones.

Pike in Finnish mythology. Väinämöinen slays a geat pike and makes his magical kantele from its jawbones.

VAINO HAMALAINEN  A Man Reading (1897)

VAINO HAMALAINEN A Man Reading (1897)

Sammon taonta / The forging of Sampo-Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Sampo is forged by ilmarinen, a legendary smith as a task set by Louhi in return for her daughter's hand. Sampo was a magical artifact of inderterminate type that brought good fortune to its holder. When the Sampo was stolen, it is said that Ilmarinen's homeland fell upon hard times and sent an expedition to retrieve it, but in the ensuing battle it was smashed and lost at sea.

Sammon taonta / The forging of Sampo-Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Sampo is forged by ilmarinen, a legendary smith as a task set by Louhi in return for her daughter's hand. Sampo was a magical artifact of inderterminate type that brought good fortune to its holder. When the Sampo was stolen, it is said that Ilmarinen's homeland fell upon hard times and sent an expedition to retrieve it, but in the ensuing battle it was smashed and lost at sea.

Old-fashioned Finnish sauna Pekka Halonen.

Old-fashioned Finnish sauna Pekka Halonen.

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