According to Irish legend, Fairy Rings are the location of gateways into the fairy kingdom. The physical appearance of a circle of mushrooms or flowers are commonly found throughout the Emerald Isle. Folklore states that a fairy ring appears where a Leprechaun, fairy, or any other sprightly mystical creature exists and they will often be found laughing and dancing in the twilight.

According to Irish legend, Fairy Rings are the location of gateways into the fairy kingdom. The physical appearance of a circle of mushrooms or flowers are commonly found throughout the Emerald Isle. Folklore states that a fairy ring appears where a Leprechaun, fairy, or any other sprightly mystical creature exists and they will often be found laughing and dancing in the twilight.

Katsushika Hokusai - The Ghost of Oiwa (Oiwa-san), from the series One Hundred Ghost Stories (Hyaku monogatari) 1832

Katsushika Hokusai - The Ghost of Oiwa (Oiwa-san), from the series One Hundred Ghost Stories (Hyaku monogatari) 1832

Piros kalocsai minta  falmatrica, Dekoráció, Magyar motívumokkal, Otthon, lakberendezés, Falmatrica, Meska

Piros kalocsai minta falmatrica, Dekoráció, Magyar motívumokkal, Otthon, lakberendezés, Falmatrica, Meska

Nordic folklore for beginners?

Nordic folklore for beginners?

Infographic: Mythical Creatures From Around The World | Dragons and unicorns and demons oh my!

Infographic: Mythical Creatures From Around The World | Dragons and unicorns and demons oh my!

Clare Maddicott wenskaart vogeltjes. Swedish prints are the prettiest...

Clare Maddicott wenskaart vogeltjes. Swedish prints are the prettiest...

“Greek Gods, Titans and Primordial Deities ”

“Greek Gods, Titans and Primordial Deities ”

In Finnish folklore, Ajatar (also known as Ajattara or Ajattaro) is an evil female spirit of the forest, “the devil of the woods”. She has many forms and depending on the description, she’s said to be a witch, a ghost, a snake or a dragon. Ajatar spreads diseases and plague and anyone who looks at her becomes sick. It was believed that Ajatar was the reason why people got lost in the woods and her name is probably derived from the Finnish word ajattaa; ‘to lead’, ‘to pursue’.

In Finnish folklore, Ajatar (also known as Ajattara or Ajattaro) is an evil female spirit of the forest, “the devil of the woods”. She has many forms and depending on the description, she’s said to be a witch, a ghost, a snake or a dragon. Ajatar spreads diseases and plague and anyone who looks at her becomes sick. It was believed that Ajatar was the reason why people got lost in the woods and her name is probably derived from the Finnish word ajattaa; ‘to lead’, ‘to pursue’.

Mountain Folklore: Ferocious Beasts and Terrifying Legends | North Carolina Mountain Realestate

Mountain Folklore: Ferocious Beasts and Terrifying Legends | North Carolina Mountain Realestate

Wonderful papercuts from Helen Musselwhite  For more see helenmusselwhite.co.uk/blog/

Wonderful papercuts from Helen Musselwhite For more see helenmusselwhite.co.uk/blog/

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