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  Mokosh Summary
MOKOSH is the life-giving goddess in ancient Slavic mythology, inherited from the pre-Indo-European pantheon and debased during the early Christian era.
In the Christian era, Mokosh was superseded by Paraskeva-Piatnitsa ("Friday, fifth day") or Lianitsa ("linen washer").
Mokosh (Mokosz, Mokusa, Mokoš, Cyrillic Мокошь) is a goddess associated with the sacred feminine in Slavic pantheon.
www.bookrags.com /Mokosh   (937 words)

 Mokosh (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
She is a goddess of fertility, home and earth (russian: mat' syraja zemlja - mother - moist earth), and female occupations such as spinning, weaving and fate.
It was said that women who made satisfactory offerings would be helped with their laundry, associating her as a water goddess.
This is illustrated by the fact that rainfall is sometimes called Mokosh's milk.
publicliterature.org.cob-web.org:8888 /en/wikipedia/m/mo/mokosh.html   (312 words)

 Moist Mother Earth - Slavic Myth and Religion
She is commonly called Mati-Syra-Zemlya, or "Moist Mother Earth." Mokosh spins flax and wool at night and shears sheep.
Mokosh is dark, like good, fl soil.She is portrayed with uplifted hands, flanked by two horsemen.
Mokosh became St. Paraskeva, whose hair hangs long, loosely, and whose icon is decorated with flax and birch.
www.winterscapes.com /slavic.htm   (5683 words)

 The Embrace of Mokosh - Wod - A Wikia wiki (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Mokosh goddess of hearth and home tends the Koldun’s wounds, sealing them with her magic.
The Koldun within Mokosh's Embrace may heal wounds at 1/2 cost.
If the Koldun sleeps the day away in this manner even Aggravated wounds can be healed by this ritual at a cost of 2 vitae instead of 5, and may be healed at a rate of one per night.
wod.wikia.com.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/The_Embrace_of_Mokosh   (160 words)

The connection of Paraskeva with the earth and fertility means that she can also be identified as a reincarnation of the goddess Mokosh, the great mother of plenty, and 'Moist Mother Earth' whose festival was also in autumn, after the harvest and at the beginning of the season of winter work." (p.
During the winter, in vain Mokosh roams the pastureland of the earth in order to fructify the soil, but it remains desolate and barren.
As his wife, Mokosh loves Iarilio and bears him an endless number of children that populate the sky, sea and land: birds, animals, fish, insects and, finally humanity." (p.
www.stolaf.edu /depts/cis/wp/gibbonsc/Journals/Journals6.htm   (1504 words)

 Live Role Playing : Maelstrom - Profound Decisions Ltd
The flourishing lands of Kamakura are ruled by the mokosh Shogun Haihuto Tontsa who is ably served by many loyal Daimyo and Bushi.
The Daimyo will apportion his lands between the lesser clans which are allied to him, with the mokosh of these clans acting as Bushi to ensure the wishes of the Daimyo are carried out.
All the faiths are represented here and most mokosh choose to personally dedicate themselves to the God revered by their clan.
www.profounddecisions.co.uk /campaign/kamakura.asp   (960 words)

 Clans of Alanador - Page 2 - Giant in the Playground Forums
Life may not be the party you wanted, but as long as you\'re here, you might as well dance.andandandandGoing back and forth between a lot of places for the remainder of the summer, so expect posting to be at least semi-sporadic.
Mokosh was staring with an odd mixture of awe and fright at the furry beasts.
Looking nervously to Treystir to see what he was doing, she clenched her hand and pictured the draconic word for a spell in her mind, a spell which proved useful in many a skirmish with wild animals.
www.giantitp.com /forums/showthread.php?p=157284   (2370 words)

 Converted WP file 1viera
Definietely, it was not as prominent and elaborate as it was in the late tenth century Kiev.
In Russian folklore Mokosh is associated with a variety of activities such as shearing and spinning.
Finally, the knowledge about Mokosh and her cult is so obscure that any claims in regard to her remain in the sphere of speculations.
www.ibiblio.org /sergei/Zaroff   (12336 words)

 Pre-Christian Eastern Slavic Reflections on Nature
In the Kievian pantheon they are represented in the image of a female deity Mokosh.
Mokosh was later transformed into the eastern slavic deity Paraskova Pyanitsa, associated with spinning, water, fertility, health, and marriage.
Like Perun, Mokosh is also seen as a goddess of water, fecundity, fire, and thunder.
www.ignca.nic.in /ps_05018.htm   (2912 words)

 Live Role Playing : Maelstrom - Profound Decisions Ltd
Mokosh have a protruding snout filled with sharp teeth and prominent incisors.
They are covered in fur, with a wide diversity of markings and colouration.
Your character may be mokosh if your culture is Free Islands, Kamakura, Gnoll or Merisusi.
www.profounddecisions.co.uk /rules/rules.asp?NavID=113   (49 words)

 Mokosh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Mokosh, a closed joint-stock company, was founded in 1928 and privatized in 1994.
The company rents 2.8 hectares of land and owns approximately 8,000 sq.
A summary of a business plan in English and a technical plan in Russian is available upon request.
www.ukrainebiz.com /companiesUKR/mokosh.htm   (163 words)

 Baltic & Slavic Religions--Beliefnet.com
Well, dream interpretation is not my strongest skill but, I would say that with the resurgence of the worship of the old Gods they are definitely reawakening and regaining their former powers.
Strangely enough, a "message" from Mother Mokosh (Mati Syra Zemlya) was what started me on my journey back to the religion of my ancestors.
I myself had not come across the description of Mokosh as having a large head and longer than normal arms until I read that at the Slavie.ru site.
www.beliefnet.com /boards/message_list.asp?boardID=14286&discussionID=130217   (478 words)

 Untitled Document
It was led by the earth goddess Mokosh, a.k.a.
She was depicted as a gigantic horned woman, and Volos (or Veles), the god of livestock and agriculture, who was shown as a man with a sheep.
The third pantheon was imported from Iran and it intermingled with the second pantheon, becoming one pantheon ruled by Perun (for the nobles) or by Mokosh and Volos (for the peasants).
www.uky.edu /~jrouhie/rae370_web2.html   (3983 words)

 Slavs are people that are considering themselves as offsprings of their Gods
Mora: is the god of the sea, and the father of Lada in one story.
Halloween as a celebration of fertility is mirrored by the Slavic Mokosh Day, a veneration of Matka Syra Ziemia.
Likewise, the notion that tonight the barrier between the land of the living and the land of the dead disappears is expressed on this day.
www.sweb.cz /magie.xchat/SlavicPaganism.htm   (3975 words)

 Slav1.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The red bird is Hors (the Slav god of sun).
Mokosh was a Slav goddess of earth, fertility, fatum and women houseworks (a variant of the Great Goddess).
The winged dog is Semargl, the defender of crops (like Senmurv of Zoroastrian Persian mythology).
fantalov.tripod.com /slav1.htm   (92 words)

 Simic Fiction: "Life is Beautiful"
Ive told Raiche about this, about what I'm going thru, but he told me not to worry about it, that Warrik was just feeling a side effect of some treatment, and I was just going through a "faze." But its something more than that.
Hes so yelow and pale and he can hardly stand up on his own.
3 Mokosh 9957 Z.C. startin felin lik i wuz.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=magic/dissension/simicfiction   (2749 words)

 Gay-MART's Sterling Mokosh Pendulum product from the Pendulumssection of its Gay Jewelrycatalog.
Use the Sterling Mokosh Pendulum for matters which are affected by the weather.
By creating visible manifestation of the neuromuscular impulses within the body, the pendulum is essentially an instrument to show you what you already know on some level but may be unable to access.
The Mokosh Pendulum comes with its own cord, a card describing how to use it and one telling its name and symbolism.
www.gaymart.com /shoptfj/2item/i004608.html   (137 words)

 Her Cloth-Beams and Her Thread-Beams, the ways and lore of early Irish and Celtic textile work
Christian chroniclers in the 16th century bemoaned the fact that women still went to Mokosh in times of need.
Votive offering of flax, lamb's wool, woven material and thread were put into a well surmounted with image of her.
As European societies became increasingly patriarchal through time and cultural exchange, the role of the Divine Feminine and women became subordinate, suspect and increasingly under the control of the masculine.
www.danann.org /library/sochis/spin.html   (1993 words)

We are Pagans who follow the ancient and indiginous religion of the Slavic People.
We follow many gods, such as Svarog, Veles, Perun, Mokosh, Dazhbog, Rod and others.
We have a rich tradition of mythology and folktales, and this webpage is an attempt to help share some of that with you.
www.slavicpagan.spiritualitea.net   (248 words)

 Mary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
So, when the early Europeans were slowly Christianized as Roman imperial power grew, they faced conversion—often forcible—to a faith that denied a major portion of their traditional beliefs.
What Christianity denied was the posibility of divine femininity, that force worshiped in ancient Europe as Epona, Freya, Hertha, Mokosh, and under countless other names.
More than just a nominal change was entailed when the utterly non-feminine Christian theology was introduced to these goddess' devotees.
www.hranajanto.com /goddessgallery/mary.html   (326 words)

 Slavic mythology (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One attempt at establishing such an "official" Pantheon was made by Vladimir I, Prince of Kiev in 980-988 religious reform, immediately preceding the Christianization of Ruthenia.
Vladimir erected six or seven idols near his court - Perun as a Supreme god, Veles, Hors, Dajbog, Stribog, Simargl, and Mokosh as tribal gods.
It should be noted that many of the Gods may be known by different names even in the same language.
slavic-mythology.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (512 words)

 The Rusalki: Slavic Nature Nymphs
As I culled through all my available resources, I soon discovered what a difficult task this would be.
With the exception of the well-known witch Baba-Yaga and the eternal presence of Mokosh, or "Moist Mother Earth," there are few English references to any Polish goddesses beyond a scattering of brief encyclopedic entries.
Yet, this initial lack of available information did not deter me for I was committed to unearthing the feminine deities that may have had a direct impact on many of my Polish ancestors.
www.mythicarts.com /writing/Rusalki.htm   (3289 words)

 Applethwaite & Kestrian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
[ Avians ] - [ Myrmidons ] - [ Dracoscions ] - [ Facets ] - [ Mokosh ]
See the Order page for full details on how to order products.
Mokosh range is added to the catalogue on display - choice of Wolf, Fox or Hound
www.ak-curios.co.uk   (164 words)

 Hey Mokosh
RYXI > Videocards > Hey Mokosh 19 January 2005 05:43:17
Please respect your talk pals, avoid using obscene language, typing entire messages in CAPS, posting buy/sell ads or violating netiquette or the RF Criminal Code.
You can find the help and FAQ in the Admin's blog.
ryxi.com /videocards/17-890-hey-mokosh-read.shtml   (324 words)

 Behind the Name: Leave Ratings and Impressions
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This data will be used to help guide parents towards their ideal baby name.
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www.behindthename.com /rating/rate.php?name=mokosh   (32 words)

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He was born April 19, 1947 in Wheeling, W.Va., to Steve and Zelda (Soupis) Mokosh.
Tom will always be remembered by friends and family as being bigger than life with a heart and a laugh to match.
He is survived by his wife, Deborah R. “Debbie” (DeMara) Mokosh, whom he married Aug. 31, 1968; a daughter, Trisha Squires of Royal Oak, Mich.; a son, Thomas Mokosh Jr.
www.vindy.com /extra/tributes/905275461.html   (352 words)

 MOKOSH : The deity from Slavic and Baltic Mythology
MOKOSH : The deity from Slavic and Baltic Mythology
It's a messy job but someone has to control these things.
MOKOSH is a potent Earth Mother who is very very fertile.
www.godchecker.com /pantheon/slavic_baltic-mythology.php?deity=MOKOSH   (106 words)

 A Small Dictionary of Pagan Gods & Goddesses
Peasants settled property disputes by appealing to Mother Earth to witness the truth of their claims, and oaths were sworn in her name.
MOKOSH Also MOKYSHA, MOKUSH The goddess who both gives and takes life, the spinner of the thread of life, the giver of the water of life.
PERUN Also PIORUN, PYERUN, PERON "Lord of the Whole World." God of thunder, justice, and war, chief adversary of the Black God.
www.unc.edu /home/reddeer/god_dess_es/slavic.html   (678 words)

 Usenet Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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