No Love for Mokosh

Alright, so the title is a weird one. I admittedly wasn’t quite sure how to title this. But, it’s also pretty accurate. At least in my personal practice. I’ve mentioned before how I am not really connected to the “female” aspect of deities out there. I mean, it’s not intentional, but it just kind of […]

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Apartment & Domovoi

Way back several years ago I posted first about the domovoi and about what he means to Slavic folklore. I’ve even posted a few times about my own nerves in regards to this particular spirit or entity. Because while not traditionally the most frightening of creatures from Slavic folklore and myth, there’s a lot to […]

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Slavic Devotion (Part III)

How does one begin to build up a devotional practice with limited sources & options? That’s the million dollar question, really. I’m not going to say I’m any kind of expert, because that would be a lie. But, I guess from a certain perspective I’ve got some real insight into it (which is weird, but […]

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Devotion on the Blog (Part I)

Just what are the logistics behind devotion? I haven’t really talked a lot, specifically about my devotional beliefs…not really. I talk a lot of generics, a lot of technicalities. But not much about my own personal devotional work–those things I do when I’m worshiping and practicing alone. I got this inspiration from Jack of Wands–since […]

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Devana Aesthetics

Next in my (long overdue) aesthetics series is a bit of a more…”problematic” goddess, one could say. Because there’s a lot of interesting things at play here. So next up: Devana.

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5 Magical Herbs in Slavic Myth

Source: 5 MAGICAL HERBS IN SLAVIC MYTHOLOGY This is an interesting overview of a few herbs the author wants to focus on. I think a few are missing, but it’s at least an interesting perspective.

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Perun Aesthetics

So for the next in my series (sorry, terribly belated I know), I’m going to talk about Perun.

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Between Slavs

I’m a bit stuck. See, my family is primarily “western” Slavic (Czech and Polish); but there’s still the unsolved mystery of whether we have some “eastern” Slavic (Russian) roots. We don’t really know if there’s any Russian heritage or not. Probably not, but the family legend does remain. So I’m kind of stuck between two […]

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