Illyrian god’s and goddesses

So, this is just a part of my story which start long, long ago about Bosnia and nowadays surrounding countries through the time line… When we’re talking about Bosnian mythology it is important to clarify instantly the following – Bosnian people are speaking a Slavic language, but this doesn’t mean that they are Slavic people,…

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THE STEĆAK

Schindler’s Religion of Illyrian (“Slavic”) Sun-god Dazhbog (a stećak near Stolac, upper left) spread throughout the World: into Syria as Sun-god Shamash (Palmyra, 150 BCE, bottom-left), Old Rome as Sun-god Sol Indiges whose worshipers in the late Roman Empire (1-3 century CE) formed what is today regarded as a “mysterious religion of Sun-god Mithra” (bottom-right),…

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ARIANRHOD, MOON GODDESS OF THE SILVER WHEEL

Celtic goddess of moon Arianrhod on a Bosnian stecak Arianhod is known under several names: “High Fruitful Mother”, “Silver Wheel”, “Silver Circle”, “Sky Goddess”, etc. In etymology it is considered that her name comes from the Welsh word “silver” or “ariawyn” – “silver woman”. The origin of the name is also brought into connection with…

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Book of Dede Korkut

The Book of Dede Korkut is an invaluable collection of epics and stories, bearing witness to the language, the way of life, religions, traditions and social norms of the Oguz Turks in Azerbaijan, Turkey and central Asia. OGHUZ TURKS The Oghuz Turks, or Oguz Turks (Okuz, Oufoi, Guozz, Ghuzz) are regarded as one of the…

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Water

When my new, not many words friend, ask me to write something about water and put in certain amount of words, the first thing which crossed my mind was : I cannot put water into words. Next thought was I recognize water as sound, very pleasant sound. Then I remember in the Puranas : «Brahma…

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Enjoy your life

 In this world like the ancient Greeks wrote we come as souls, from obviously a much better place. They say the soul is traveling through the desert of oblivion and one comes to the source of the river of forgetfulness Lete Λήθη Whoever drinks from it, forgets the past. Near to the source live knitters…

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