Slavic Day and Night Goddesses in Folk Art

Lepa Vida: Light and Darkness – Lepa Veda occupied an important place in Slovene folk traditions. Evident proof of this is found not only in numerous folk songs, but also in the vernacular name for the artemisian and metaphoric connotations connected to the character of Fair Vida (Lepa Vida) in Slovene, and it has become a veritable…

Slavic Faceless Dolls, Charms and Talisman

By Phoenix (hers and a collections of various writings) – In ancient times, the Slavic people took traditional folk doll making seriously as their talisman, (Russians call them Amulets). Dolls are also called Charms and each one were either ancestral in nature, a talisman to bring happiness or prosperity or protection from evil. Mostly Ukraine and Russian people…