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Seven Miles of Steel Thistles: Baba Yaga - Wild Witch of the Writing Forest

Baba Yaga - Queen of Darkness ~ Raven's Shire - Fairies and Fairy Tales

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Goddess Baba Yaga

Baba Yaga’s themes are the harvest, rest, providence, thankfulness and cycles. Her symbols are corn sheafs, wreaths of wheat, corn, rye and wild flowers. This Lithuanian/Russian Goddess of regeneration, Baba Yaga is typically represented as the last sheaf of corn in today’s festivities – Obzinky. As both young and old, She reawakens in us an awareness of time’s ever-moving wheel, the seasons and the significance of both to our Goddess-centered magic.

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Baba Yaga is the legendary witch of Slavic folklore, especially Russian fairy tales. She lives on the edge of the forest in a hut that stands and moves on chicken legs. Baba Yaga herself fills the hut from end to end, stretched out on her stove with her nose growing into the ceiling..."

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Vasalisa and Baba Yaga, two aspects of one archetype. From Russian Sunbirds.

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Fairy tail comes to life!!! ... Baba Yaga somewhere in Russia I believe

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Baba Yaga's domain is the forest, widely acknowledged as a traditional symbol of change and a place of peril, where she acts as either a challenger or a helper to those innocents who venture into her realm. In Western tales, these two roles are typically polarized, split into different characters stereotyped as either 'witch' or 'fairy godmother.' Baba Yaga, however, is a complex individual: depending on the circumstances of the specific story, she may choose to use her powers for good or…

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Goddess Baba Yaga

Goddess Baba Yaga | Journeying to the Goddess

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Baba Yaga - archetypal hag, the old witch, the ancient Slavic goddess of death and regeneration.

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Baba Yaga Statue