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https://flic.kr/p/pCVuC2 | i picciotti di mataro (sicilia) | XIX Festival Internacional de Folklore - Villa de Ingenio

https://flic.kr/p/pCVuC2 | i picciotti di mataro (sicilia) | XIX Festival Internacional de Folklore - Villa de Ingenio

The only way I want to die and I hear my last words: RELEASE the KRAKEN!!!

Nordic folklore

Nordic folklore these creatures have a likely origin of the Jotner in Norse mythology. Jotner were most damaging to the Norse gods , but sometimes benefit

Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3

Slavic Mythology, monsters and gods, part 3

Der Wunsch / Kitsune Fox Mädchen Yokai von TeaFoxIllustrations - reminds me of "Princess Mononoke"!

A young kitsune girl seeks the help of a wish granting spirit, hoping to gain exit from the realm of hungry ghosts. - by Sarah Graybill

When you think about winter, what do you imagine? Maybe you imagine the roads, or shoveling snow, or being cold – boring things that remind you of how troublesome winter can be.

A few myths and legends about winter - from ancient mythology to modern folktales

An awesome visual guide to Mexican traditions, holidays, folklore and more.  A great resource to learn about the culture of #mexico.

An awesome visual guide to Mexican traditions, holidays, folklore and more. A great resource to learn about the culture of Mexico.

In Finnish folklore, Ajatar (also known as Ajattara or Ajattaro) is an evil female spirit of the forest, “the devil of the woods”. She has many forms and depending on the description, she’s said to be a witch, a ghost, a snake or a dragon. Ajatar spreads diseases and plague and anyone who looks at her becomes sick. It was believed that Ajatar was the reason why people got lost in the woods and her name is probably derived from the Finnish word ajattaa; ‘to lead’, ‘to pursue’.

seamusfnnigan: “Finnish mythology series: Ajatar “In Finnish folklore, Ajatar (also known as Ajattara or Ajattaro) is an evil female spirit of the forest, “the devil of the woods”. She has many forms.

Bullaun stones featured in Irish folklore as the most powerful place to utter a blessing, or a curse. They are recognizable by their hollowed centre which are thought to have been used for baptisms in early Christian times.

Irish Folklore: Traditional Beliefs and Superstitions

previous pinner: Bullaun stones featured in Irish folklore as the most powerful place to utter a blessing, or a curse. They are recognizable by their hollowed centre which are thought to have been used for baptisms in early Christian times.

Authentic folkloric fabric jacquard ribbon trims from the Czech Republic - perfect for Christmas crafting

Travel Inspiration for the Czech Republic - Authentic folkloric fabric jacquard ribbon trims from the Czech Republic - perfect for Christmas crafting

Werewolves have dominated legends and myths for hundreds of years. This infographic details their origins from around the world and explores the differences in werewolves culturally.

Werewolf Legends [Infographic]

For thousands of years, people have been obsessed with the shapeshifter. The idea of humans who could change into animals at will has been toyed with in all sor

These are just a few of the terrifying myths, monsters, and ghouls from around the world.

Halloween scares from around the world in chilling infographic

What& the Halloween season without a few scary stories? Not much at all, if you ask me — which is why I was delighted to find UK-based costume retailer Morph Costume& latest infographic. Detailing 18 creepy urban legends from around the world, it&

Oh my goodness. I wonder if Iourik knows this. He probably does. I bet he carries fairies around all day and doesn't tell me. Sneaky dog.

Fairy transportation

In Welsh folklore, corgis were the preferred method of transportation for fairies. "Oh my goodness. I wonder if Iourik knows this. I bet he carries fairies around all day and doesn't tell me.

Slav Mythology (a small part of it)

Slav Mythology (a small part of it)

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wintherharlekin: “ Scandinavian folklore (special focus on Norway) Pictures: Nøkken, Valemon, and Draugen by Theodor Kittelsen Dragon, Huldra, Trolls, Elves, (first picture), by John Bauer Fossegrimen by...

A huldra is a seductive forest creature found in Scandinavian folklore. A multitude of places in Scandinavia are named after the Hulders, often places by legend associated with the presence of the "hidden folk".

Norwegian Folklore Visual by Good Morning , via Behance

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