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Arawn Celtic god of the Otherworld found in the Welsh Mabinogion. He rounds up the souls of the dead in the Otherworld with his hounds (notable for their red ears and white bodies) World Mythology, Irish Mythology, Vikings, Pagan Gods, Celtic Goddess, Legends And Myths, Celtic Art, Gods And Goddesses, Archetypes

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The faun is a rustic forest god or goddess (genii) of Roman mythology often associated with enchanted woods and the Greek god Pan and his satyrs. /Todd Yeager Taylor as ‘Pan with Butterflies’ Ink and Charcoal, 2011 Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Roman Mythology, Pan Greek Mythology, Illustration, Gay Art, Green Man, Greek Gods, Gods And Goddesses

Which Greek God Are You?

The faun is a rustic forest immortal of Roman mythology often associated with enchanted woods and the Greek god Pan and his satyrs.

Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish children during the Yule season who had misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards well-behaved ones with gifts. Krampus kidnaps naughty children in his Dark Fantasy, Fantasy Art, Legends And Myths, Arte Horror, Mythological Creatures, Angels And Demons, Magical Creatures, Gods And Goddesses, Monster

Swan Diving Off The Tongues Of Crippled Giants

zitterberg: “ Craig J Spearing Krampus ”

Naga - an ancient race of semi divine serpent creatures beings first depicted in ancient Vedic Hindu mythology and oral folklore from at least 5000 B. They are extremely gifted shape-shifter, able to assume any shape they desire. Colourised by Pearse. Character Inspiration, Character Art, Character Design, Monster Girl, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Yuan Ti, World Mythology, Myths & Monsters

Monster Girl Challenge: Naga by TravJames on DeviantArt

Nagas have roots in Hindu and Buddhist mythology, but a Native American inspired Naga just seemed like a fun idea. She’s referenced more from southweste... Monster Girl Challenge: Naga

villain (In Welsh mythology and folklore, Cŵn Annwn were the spectral hounds of Annwn, the otherworld of Welsh myth. They were associated with a form of the Wild Hunt, presided over by Arawn, king of Annwn. They are often depicted as white with red ears. World Mythology, Celtic Mythology, Greek Mythology, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Irish Mythical Creatures, Legends And Myths, Celtic Art, Mythological Creatures

THE FAIRY HOUND AND THE POOKA - A CRYPTO-FOLKTALE FOR CHRISTMAS

My very own Celtic fairy hound! (Dr Karl Shuker) During my time on Facebook, I've made many friends all over the world who share my interests in cryptozoology and animal mythology. One of these friends is Randi Allena Odom, from Texas, USA, to whom I recently recounted a very brief version of a traditional Irish folktale about a Celtic fairy hound. She liked it so much that she said she would love to read a full-length version of it if ever I decided to write one. Well, now I have done, so…

The Irish legend of the Children of Lir. Also, in the legend The Wooing of Etain, the king of the Sidhe transforms himself and the most beautiful woman in Ireland, Etain, into swans to escape from the king of Ireland. Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Irish Mythology, Legends And Myths, Supernatural Beings, Fairytale Art, Celtic Art, Gods And Goddesses, Animes Wallpapers

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White deer hold a place in the mythology of many cultures. Celtic people considered them to be messengers from the other world, and other pre-Indo-European cultures, especially in the north. The Celts believed that the white stag would appear when one was Fantasy World, Fantasy Art, Celtic Mythology, Roman Mythology, Greek Mythology, Mythological Creatures, Magical Creatures, Irish Mythical Creatures, Gods And Goddesses

The white deer. In Norwegian folklore, it is believed that if you catch him, he will grant you one wish.

How to paint Monsters (Examples) posted by andrikossavvas. The Beasts of Dr Frankenstein (Combining animals). The Black Ozark Howler Beast is a legendary creature that is purported to live in remote areas in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. Weird Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Dragons, Myths & Monsters, Legends And Myths, Legendary Creature, Fantasy Monster, Urban Legends, Mythological Creatures

The Ozark Howler, also known as the Ozark Black Howler, is a legendary creature that is purported to live in remote areas in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. The Ozark Howler is typically described as being bear sized, with thick body, stocky legs, black shaggy hair, and as having prominent horns. Its cry is often described as being a combination of a wolf's howl and an elk's bugle.

In Alpine folklore, the “Tatzelwurm” is a stubby, lizard-like creature. It takes the appearance of a cat with the hind-end of a serpent with no hind legs. It is rumored to live in several areas of. Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Myths & Monsters, Urban Legends, Wow Art, Art Graphique, Fantastic Beasts, Paranormal

In Alpine folklore, the Tatzelwurm is a stubby, lizard-like creature. It takes the appearance of a cat with the hind-end of a serpent with no hind legs. It is rumored to live in several areas of Europe, including the Austrian, Bavarian, Italian and Swiss Alps.

A Scandinavian Child Spirit, also called Utburd. They are typically the souls of murdered children or children who died unbaptized. They will ride travelers at night and demand to be taken to a graveyard so they can rest. Scary Stories, Ghost Stories, Ange Demon, Scary Places, Portraits, Urban Legends, Creepy Dolls, Weird World, Horror Art

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Muma padurii- Romanian folklore: an ugly and mean old hag that lived in the forest. She kidnaps children and enslaves them, though some she eats. She can shapeshift and lives in a dark hidden little house. Dark Creatures, Weird Creatures, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Eslava, Legends And Myths, World Of Darkness, Horror, Cryptozoology

Muma padurii- Romanian folklore: an ugly and mean old hag that lived in the forest. She kidnaps children and enslaves them, though some she eats. She can shapeshift and lives in a dark hidden little house.

Legends of witches in America have been around since the beginning of America. Read stories about Maryland's witch Moll Dyer, the notorious Salem Witches, the Bell Witch of Tennessee fame, The Blair Witch, and also Wiccademous of Floridian fame. Spooky Places, Haunted Places, Haunted Houses, Scary Stories, Ghost Stories, Bizarre Stories, Horror Stories, Bell Witch, John Bell

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Some hauntings are known only in the places where they occurred and by a handful of people who truly believe in them. However, other interactions between the

DEVIL In Mesopotamian mythology Mamitu was the (sometimes) goat-headed Goddess of Destiny, who decreed the fate of the new-borns. She was also worshipped as Goddess of the Oath, later a Goddess of Fate and a Judge in the Underworld. Beltane, Fantasy Photography, Fashion Photography, Halloween Photography, Dramatic Photography, Forest Photography, Glamour Photography, Lifestyle Photography, Editorial Photography

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Sunna - - the Norse Goddess of the Sun. Norse mythology, the Sun is female while the Moon is male.

According to an ancient Mayan legend, when mankind is at the brink of destroying himself and his planet, 13 crystal skulls will come together with the purpose of giving humanity an ancient message that will prevent him from totally annihilating himself. Unexplained Mysteries, Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Mysteries Of The World, Mystery Of History, Inca, Crystal Skull

“PANCHO” THE ANCIENT CRYSTAL SKULL EVENT

According to an ancient Mayan legend, when mankind is at the brink of destroying himself and his planet, thirteen crystal skulls will come together with the purpose of giving humanity an ancient message that will prevent him from totally annihilating himself and his world. It is no coincidence then that another ancient crystal skull has recently surfaced. This skull is from Mexico and is considered to be at least 2,500 years old.