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curious ordinary Oct 15
Rhiannon is a Celtic goddess of horses and the otherworld. She rides a white mare and is accompanied by three magical birds. She is linked with fertility, regeneration, feminine strength and enchantment. Art: 'Rhiannon' from The Mabinogion by Alan Lee.
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Mark Rees Oct 15
"Coblynau are fairies which haunt the mines and quarries of . They have been known to throw stones at the miners, but all miners of a proper spirit refrain from provoking them, because their presence brings good luck" British Goblins 1880 Wirt Sikes
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P J Richards Oct 15
🌿🌕🌿It is said that the gateway into the Otherworld beneath Glastonbury Tor can be revealed if you walk nine times around the hill, widdershins, at a full moon...
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Sophie Berry Oct 15
In Norse mythology Hel is the daughter of Loki & the giantess, Angrboða. She is the sister of Fenris-wolf, & of the world serpent, Jörmungandr. Ruler of the underworld, described as half black & half white, she is the personification of the grave.
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Taylor Swift Facts Oct 15
Guys! Who's listening to today? is currently trending on Twitter, let's celebrate by tweeting our favorite songs from the album along with the hashtag! Reply with: 🌲🎵
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Cindy Gail Prince Oct 15
The ancient Greeks believed opals gave their owners the gift of prophecy and guarded them from disease. Europeans have long considered the gem a symbol of hope, purity, and truth.
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Bon Repos Gites Oct 15
The Menhir de la Thiemblaye was said to be one of three stones that blocked the entrance to Hell. Unmarried women would slide down it in the expectation that they would be married within the year.
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Folklore, Food & Fairytales Oct 15
The Mistress of The Copper Mountain or The Malachite Lady is a mountain spirit from the Ural Mountains. She is revered for her magic & beauty. The patroness of miners, the protector of underground riches. She can permit or prevent the mining of stones & metals
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Olivia Claire Louise Newman Oct 15
In Celtic Mythology, the Otherworld is the afterlife of eternal peace and joy. It was said to reside underground, accessed by caves, mounds or the sea. Delightful is the land beyond all dreams, Fairer than aught thine eyes have ever seen. (T. W. Rolleston)
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Siân Esther Powell 〓〓🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Oct 15
Huldufólk (hidden people) are the elves in Icelandic & Faroese folklore. Much like the Irish Aos Sí & Welsh Tylwth Teg they are human-like in appearance but belong to a world overlapping our own, close but just out of sight. They can choose to reveal themselves.
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Siân Esther Powell 〓〓🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Oct 15
An “Otherworld” is a concept found in many cultures including Irish & Welsh mythology. Traveled to through portals such as earthen burial mounds or bodies of water. Votive offerings left in these places indicate that inhabitants of the Otherworld were godlike
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Maude Frome Oct 14
Legend has it that the Greek gods created the poppy so its juice would help Demeter, the great goddess of agriculture, sleep while she was grieving for the loss of her daughter Persephone. When she awoke, the poppy became Demeter’s sacred flower. . Img: CMB
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VenetiaJane's Garden Oct 15
In some European countries mistletoe was named the 'Spectre's Wand'. It was believed that the bearer of a branch of mistletoe would acquire the power to see and converse with them. In Greek mistletoe granted heroes passage to the .
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Katy Soar 🏺🏛📷👻 Oct 15
Agartha is a country of interconnected cities, located in the Earth's core. Popularised by 19th-century French occultist Alexandre Saint-Yves d'Alveydre, Agartha is the repository of the knowledge of the King of the World, or Metatron
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SelineSigil Oct 15
Remains Of 4,000-Year-Old Egyptian Guide To The Underworld Discovered in 2019. “The Book of Two Ways,” a mystical road map to the ancient Egyptian afterlife.
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Dr. Alex Jekyllston 👻👹🦇 Oct 15
In Greek mythology Dionysus was known as “friend of the fig” - In Greek society at the time, the words for “figs” and “testicles” were the same. For the yearly festival to Dionysus a giant phallus was carved from the wood of a fig tree and carried around town.
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Yokai Parade Oct 15
In Japanese folklore, earthquakes are caused by the thrashing of the giant catfish Namazu that lives underground beneath the islands of Japan. This legendary catfish is used as a mascot in earthquake safety information.
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Frenchpostcardsofmegaliths Oct 15
The menhir at St-Samson-sur-Rance blocked one of the entrances to hell. The Devil pushed it out so he could drag more souls into his subterranean kingdom. St Samson managed to push it back in but only partly which is why it leans.
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Folktastic Oct 15
A Sussex farmer gifted his wife to the devil. When the devil brought her down to hell she beat up the demons with such ferocity that he returned her immediately, saying: “Now I've been a devil the whole of my life But I never knew hell 'til I met your wife.”
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Rick Palmer 💀🎃👻 Oct 15
In Japanese mythology, Enma Daiō is the ruler of hell and the foremost of the thirteen judges of the dead. He is served by a number of demonic servants and is often invoked by parents who scold their children, “If you tell a lie, Enma will rip out your tongue!”
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