Tag: fairies

Imbolc: The Feast of Bride

Origin: A celebration of the Celtic Goddess Brigid the Lightbringer to welcome the life-giving season of Spring back to the world. It coincides with Christian “Candlemas” which is dedicated to […]

Posted September 10, 2011

Familiar

A familiar is a spirit that maintains contact with a specific person. Some familiars attach themselves to a family bloodline and serve generations. Familiars are summoned via magical ritual, given, […]

Posted September 8, 2011

Who Will Answer Puck’..

It’s time to answer Puck! Starting today (August 31st 2:00 pm Eastern time) we are open for answers! Please paste your answers to the questions (include question numbers, but don’t […]

Posted August 31, 2011

Zuibotschnik

The Zuibotschnik is a type of forest spirit called a Leshii. Les is Slavic for “wood.” The Zuibotschnik is almost always male and hardly ever leaves the forest. He hibernates […]

Posted August 29, 2011

Xanas

Xanas are nymphs and or fairies. Folklore Origin: Asturian Folklore (Present day Spain) Creature Origin: Said to be women of the Moors that were left behind when they left Appearance: […]

Posted August 27, 2011

White Buffalo Woman

The White Buffalo Woman (aka White Buffalo Calf Woman) is the supernatural being who introduced the peace pipe to the Plains Indians. The story of the peace pipe is the […]

Posted August 26, 2011

Vila

Vila or Vili (plural) are fairies, who live as nymphs. Other Name(s): Wili, Samovily, Veela, Wila Folklore Origin: Slavic Folklore Creature Origin: They’re said to be the spirits of virgins […]

Posted August 25, 2011

Urisk

The Urisk (Scottish Gaelic for “water man”) is a type of brownie. Although he can be helpful herding cattle, grinding, and threshing corn, he is a woman chaser. His ugly […]

Posted August 24, 2011

Tuatha de Danann

Tuatha de Danann are race of people in Irish mythology, whom are associated with fairies as their origin. Supposedly, they’ve gone into hiding to prevent their extinction. Name Meaning: People […]

Posted August 23, 2011

Seelie

The Seelie are one of two factions of faerie according to British lore. They are the good faerie who bring luck and good fortune to humans. They roam the earth […]

Posted August 22, 2011