Young men were warned, but many didn't listen. The Rusalki is out there waiting in the depth of some river ready to lure an unsuspecting boy/man into the raging torrent and to certain death.
There are many moon superstitions and myths, many of them very ancient. We are fascinated by lunar lore, so come and explore how our ancestors saw the Moon and the stories they created around it
In the Pre-Christian Laplands of Finland, one God had one power...but it was the most important one. Here is a brief description of Madder Atcha, the god of Humanity.
Myths and legends of plants and flowers are captivating and full of adventure. This Filipino legend of the sweet smelling night blooming jasmine is no different. Why is the scent of the night blooming jasmine strongest at night? Here's why according to this beautiful legend.
King Arthur is this ex-biker, ex-soldier, ex-builder who had a brainstorm back in the eighties and decided he was King Arthur, after which he donned a white frock and a circlet, and has been causing various kinds of trouble ever since.
Northern lights are some of the most fascinating natural phenomenons. Stories about them are just as intriguing.
If you've read the comic books or seen the Thor films, you'll recognize the Aesir. The God of Thunder was one of them. Here is an overview of one of two groups of Norse Gods.
The Story of Cinderella is probably the most universal on planet. It seems sooner or later we all can relate with her position in the fairy tale to some degree. Let's explore some possible reasons ...
Folklore is a term with tremendous numbers of sub-set categories. Types of oral tradition, kinds of folklore stories and narratives are just some of the considerations involved when discussing "folklore." Within the realms of folklore, you...
How seasons and cycles are represented in Irish mythology and folklore.