Finnish Mythology

The mythology of Finns and the Saami People were written down in Kalevala, a script of myths, but before that were carried by mouth. The culture is mostly centred around the forests and lakes of Finland.
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    "AHTI (or Ahto) - the water god
    He lives in a water lashed cave with his wife VELLAMO and summons his sprites to do his gloomy biding." — @antibiosis
     
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    "AJATAR (or Aijo) - the mother of dragons. A demoness who lives the darkest of forests, bore the Devil from her womb. If you even peek in he direction any number of diseases shall infect your cells." — @antibiosis
     
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    "AKKA (or Rauni) - the mother earth. She presides over the Earth, feminine power, fertility and sexuality. Consort of UKKO" — @antibiosis
     
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    "ANTERO-VIPUNEN - the giant who sleeps under the Earth. He slept and the topsoil became his blanket. As he sleeps he absorbs the secrets of the earth." — @antibiosis
     
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    "ERLIK- the demi-god of mud and slime. He was partially responsible for the creation of the human race and is often associated with creation." — @antibiosis
     
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    "ETHER (or Ilma) - The god of air, and rumoured to be the ether itself. He is father of ILMATAR" — @antibiosis
     
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    "HALTIA - the spirit lesser gods, often compared to fairies and elves. There are many different types." — @antibiosis
     
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    "+ILMAN-HALTIAT - the air spirits. A type of HALTIA, they are the breeze and the wind that blows." — @antibiosis
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    "+KOTIHALTIA - The HALTIA of the home. The are secretive but love to help out, just remember to leave out some food." — @antibiosis
     
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    "+MAAN-HALTIAT - The HALTIA of the Earth. They are known to be the rolling hills and lovers of soil." — @antibiosis
     
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    "+METSANHALTIA - The HALTIA of the forests. They care and protects the forest and its inhabitants." — @antibiosis
     
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    "+VEDEN-HALTIAT - the HALTIA of the waters." — @antibiosis
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    "HIISI (or Hisi) - the demon who serves LEMPO. When a hero was fighting demons, Hiisi made it so that the blood would not stop flowing on the hero's injuries." — @antibiosis
     
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    "ILMARINEN - the god of craft and making. The brother of VAINAMOINEN. He is a man of great craft and skill." — @antibiosis
     
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    "ILMATAR - the goddess of the air. Daughter of ILMA. She is also keeper of the birds eggs that seeded the world. Mother of VAINAMOINEN." — @antibiosis
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    "JOUKAHAINEN - a legendary mortal who challenged VAINAMOINEN to a singing contest, suffice to say, he lost." — @antibiosis
     
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    "JOULUPUKKI - a spirit of charity. He uses a sleigh of reindeers to knock on the doors of Finns, bringing gifts and charity as he goes." — @antibiosis
     
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    "JUMALA( or Jubmel) - the great god of the sky. He presides over all of the sky and its inhabitants." — @antibiosis
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    "JUKSAKKA - the goddess of midwifery and birth. All babies in the womb start off as female, at the moment of birth Juksakka choses the babies gender as she wishes." — @antibiosis
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    "KALMA - the demi-goddess of death. Living in Tuonela, the Finnish Underworld, she rarely leaves." — @antibiosis
     
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    "KIED-KIE-JUBMEL - the god of reindeer herds. He keeps reindeer herds healthy and safe, but does require the odd sacrifice." — @antibiosis
     
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    "KIPU-TYTTO - the goddess of death and illness. She sings you to your final sleep, with help from her children. The nine of them, specialise in illness and disease." — @antibiosis
     
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    "KIVUTAR - Sister of KIPU-TYTTO. She is the goddess of pain and suffering." — @antibiosis
     
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    "KUL - Half fish water spirits, they love to poison wells and small lakes. The only way to prevent this is to sing to them." — @antibiosis
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    "KUU - the moon goddess. She was formed from one of seven white ducks eggs that were placed upon the knee of ILMATAR." — @antibiosis
     
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    "KYLLIKKI - the gorgeous but resentful wife of LEMMINKAINEN. She loved to dance so much she snuck out, but LEMMINKAINEN was so cross, he vowed never to trust her." — @antibiosis
     
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    "LEIB-OLMAI - the god of good luck. He enjoys appearing as a bear." — @antibiosis
     
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    "LEMMINKAINEN - the trickster god. He is a brilliant warrior full of testosterone." — @antibiosis
     
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    "LEMPO- The Devil himself and God of Evil. His mortal enemy is LEMMINKAINEN. He commands the demons and evil spirits." — @antibiosis
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    "LOUHI - an enchantress, who uses her beautiful daughters to lure men away from their partners. Queen of the bleak realm in Tuonela." — @antibiosis
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    "LOVIATAR - goddess of the plagues. Her sister is KIPU-TYTTO." — @antibiosis
     
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    "MADDERAKKA - the mother goddess of childbirth. Mother of SARRAKKA, JUKSAKKA and UKSAKKA. Responsible for baby care. Wife of MADDERATCHA." — @antibiosis
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    "MADDERATCHA - The god of little souls. He puts souls into the newborns his wife MADDERAKKA, brings into existence." — @antibiosis
     
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    "MARJATTA - a legendary mortal woman who had a virgin birth." — @antibiosis
     
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    "MIELIKKI - the mistress of the forest. She is the Finnish nature goddess. Wife of TAPIO and mother of NYYRIKKI and TUULIKKI." — @antibiosis
     
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    "NYYRIKKI - the god of hunting and cattle. Son of MIELIKKI and TAPIO." — @antibiosis
     
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    "OVDA - a naked cannibalistic demon. It takes the gender of your desires and entrances you. You will then be eaten alive." — @antibiosis
     
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    "PAHA - a demon who does the bidding of LEMPO." — @antibiosis
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    "PAIVATAR (or Paiva)- the goddess of summer, whose sunny disposition lightens up the year." — @antibiosis
     
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    "PEKKO - the god of agriculture. He encourages crops to grow and is especially fond of barley, as it makes beers." — @antibiosis
     
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    "PIRU - demons under the command of LEMPO. They love to trap innocent folk as they stroll through the forest." — @antibiosis
     
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    "SAMPSA - the god of seeds and sowing. He wakes in spring and dances through the fields sprinkling seeds. Then PEKKO takes over and leaves SAMPSA to rest." — @antibiosis
     
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    "SARAKKA - a daughter of MADDERAKKA, she helps women in labor, by supporting them." — @antibiosis
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    "SUONETAR - the goddess of blood and vessels." — @antibiosis
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    "SURMA - the demon which guards the underworld and house of KALMA." — @antibiosis
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    "TAPIO - the god of the forest. with a beard of lichen, he mostly made of tree. He branches out far and wide and takes in the knowledge of the world. Husband of MEILIKKI, father of NYUKKI and TUULIKKI." — @antibiosis
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    "TELLERVO - the goddess of cows and milk. She helps TAPIO and MEILIKKI." — @antibiosis
     
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    "THERMES- the loud and powerful god of thunder." — @antibiosis
     
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    "TUONETAR - the goddess of the dead and Queen of the Underworld. Wife of TUONI." — @antibiosis
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    "TUONI - god of the dead and King of the Underworld. Husband of TUONETAR." — @antibiosis
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    "TUULIKKI - goddess of the forest creatures. She makes sure every woodland has its own creatures." — @antibiosis
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    "UKKO- god of storms and lightening. He brought ILMATOR into being. Husband of AKKA." — @antibiosis
     
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    "UKSAKKA - protector of newborn babies. Another daughter of MADDERSAKKA." — @antibiosis
     
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    "ULGAN - the creator god of the world. He was also responsible for the creation of humankind." — @antibiosis
     
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    "VAINAMOINEN - legendary hero son of ILMATOR who spent 730 years in her womb. He had many adventures" — @antibiosis
     
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    "VAMMATAR - a goddess of suffering specialising in anguish." — @antibiosis
     
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    "VED-AVA - the water goddess of the finnish culture." — @antibiosis
     
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    "VELLAMO - Another goddess of water. Married to AHTI." — @antibiosis
     
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    "YAMBE-AKKA - the house keeper of the dead. She makes sure they receive a good send off." — @antibiosis

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antibiosis
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@valentina-patronofthearts && @asterismosx
Tagging you two lovelies as I know you both love learning about new mythology. :3

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