Night of the Domovoi

Today is January 6. an important date for many Siberian households, as  tonight all the Domovois and Baniks = the house and bath Spirits are celebrating!
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Domovoi

They are dancing around the X-mas Tree, or Xmas decorations, that then can be taken down either tomorrow or the next following New Moon, if that is close.
For the Domovois and Baniks
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Banik

one puts out treats = sweets and fat, that they like = puts it under or next to the decorations. They take all of it, especially, if they felt neglected throughout the year – or just the Spiritual essence, iffff they were looked after….
Whatever is left, will be put into the fire or outside for the Birds the next morning.
Also all the Animals, the pets and the ones in stables and fields get a special treat for tonight. Many people say, that on this night they too are celebrating and one can see them dancing.
Blessings!
 Mi-Shell
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Eagle Power 130 000 years ago!

I just can not resist to post this  exiting find here!neanderthal2200

Neanderthals were creating and wearing Eagle talon jewellery!

It speaks not only to their undoubted intelligence and sophistication but also gives us a glimpse into their belief system.

http://news.ku.edu/2015/02/12/neanderthal-jewlery-discovery-sheds-new-light-cognitive-abilities-human-predecessors

Eagles were special – to at least some of them.

As they are for my ancestors in Siberia.

Still today some of the hunters of the Siberian and Mongolian steppes use Eagles as hunting companions.

From an Eagle’s nest only ever the smallest, the runt, the “spare” was taken. The one usually hacked to death by its older siblings or being starved…..

That one my People took and hand raised and trained to hunt for Foxes, Rabbits, Pheasants, Birds and other small game.

When the Eagle was with the family for 12 winters, it was the ritual to let him/ her go free the following spring.

So the bird could mate and raise a family of its own.

From its nest the smallest chick, the runt was taken…… 

… not before a food offering was placed where the adult Birds would easily find it.

This tradition is ancient – and maybe even crossed from our Ancestor Elders over to our Human Elders.

golden eagle hunter