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 […]

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 […]

Vesne (plural)

Certainly Vesna is one of the goddesses who is perhaps best known to Slovenes, but she lives only in the consciousness of people, but we do not have concrete oral or written local traditions about her and rituals. Of course, that doesn’t mean she was not worshipped, we only lack evidence of it. The root […]


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 […]

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 […]