Mora, Nočnica

Mora is a bad spirit in the form of a woman who comes at night and does not let people sleep as it brings bad dreams.In Bosnia, a mora was said to beat children, in some places even to breastfeed them. If a man had pain in the chest area, people said that a mora […]

The Healing Ivy

Ivy is an evergreen plant, distributed throughout forests, parks and in the home environment.In folk medicine, we use only leaves, consumption is not recommended. However nowadays, we know that ivy tea helps with irritating coughs and coughs.It is also used to treat skin diseases, rheumatism, gout. It also accelerates the excretion of bile.Already our distant […]

Čatež (half man/half goat)

In the spiritual tradition of our Slavic ancestors, the forces of nature, which over time gained many physical “clothes”, have generally always possessed both good and bad.Such is Nature – it gives us life but She also gives takes it and the followers of the old ways accept life as it is, without dualism black […]


We know several stories about Zora, the name for her in our land is also Dogana, and the combination of these stories is a doomed love, because the goddess can’t be together with an earthly young man. Zora or Zarja is also the goddess of the morning Dawn, she is also considered to be a […]


Mokoš is a great, important goddess of the East Slavic tradition, who protects pregnant women, midwives, watches over women’s affairs, protects ancestors, and thus takes over the task of the goddess of fate, and is of course also connected with land and water. Her cult is still widespread among the Native Faith followers, even among […]

Sušec / March and the awakening of Mother Nature

Farewell to darkness, anticipation, greeting of light, new hope, awakening, solution of burdens, greeting of love, infatuation, renewal, freshness, youth. All this is marked by this, the first month of spring, when Mother Nature winks at us in the new fertile year. This time marks the transition from the cold to the warm part of […]

S(v)ečan / February and the rites of kurentovanje

Just as the home had to be clean and tidy at the great celebration of the passage of the annual cycle, so it was at so called “Pust”; brooms were created from birch branches and places swept with them. Not only the dust and impurities in the material world, but also all the excess weight […]

Prosinec / January, the time of Veles & wolf nights

Veles reigns during the cold part of the year. Veles is the god of the underworld, the guardian of souls, the god of magic, wisdom, the protector of craftsmen, artists, the god of wealth. He is the god of animals and abundance. His idols often stood near craft workshops. In the Old Slavic tradition, we meet him as […]

Gruden / December and the birth of a New Sun

White blanket, snowflakes, homeliness, family warmth, heating by the fire. Permeating emotions at new beginnings of ideas, new views, insights. Expectation. Cheerful mood and echoes of traditional songs, good wishes. The smell of baked bread. The birth of a new sun.Sensitive time because he is threatened by many dangers. Time of connection with the upper […]