Square shaped temple of Svetovit

Reconstruction drawing of the Jaromarsburg on the island of Rügen, Germany - a medieval West Slavic temple (https://i.imgur.com/zMtp6XA.jpg) Viergesichtige neuzeitliche Statue des Svantevit auf der Burgwallinsel im Teterower See (Landkreis Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern). Plastik von Ralph Wedhorn (commons.wikimedia.org) The striking cubic shape of the temple at Arkona is also found among the Celts. According to C. Schuchardt, the Slavs would have adopted … Continue reading Square shaped temple of Svetovit

Fate and supernatural healing power, a semantic construction

Venus of Laussel, Dordogne France. The South Slavic Vily, the Mother Goddess, usually appearing in triplicate, unites several concepts that are given a clear place in the Semantic Colour Space and are represented by a shift in colour combinations. Vily is both the deliverer of abundance (green-4), depicted with a filled horn (white-4), determiner of … Continue reading Fate and supernatural healing power, a semantic construction

Fate and charity

A semantic connection between fate and the idea of charity can be found in the mythology of the Slavs. The Vily, a Slavic mother goddess and pagan clan goddess, who always manifests herself in threefold, brings happiness and prosperity to young people. At night they enter the homes of righteous people to do housework. They … Continue reading Fate and charity


Rodzanice predicts fate ~ Magdalena Szynkarczuk A numen that recurs in the doctrinal scriptures, ecclesiastical statutes, and confessional questions is described as Rod-Rozanica. These data show that Rod-Rozanicy: seem to personify fate (they are equated with the terms 'fatum, fortuna'); have some connection with the cult of the dead. (On Boxing Day, a church-prohibited death … Continue reading Rod-Rozanica