So what follows “Thunder” ?

Life in Russia


Perun – The God of Thunder

The Thunder God is often known as the chief or king of the gods in Indo-European cultures.  In the Russian culture Perun is the highest god of the pantheon. He is the god of thunder and lightning. He was first associated with weapons made of stone and later with those of metal.  I’d say that the mightiest part of thunder is the pen. With its might stroke it can change everything.


Encouraging Thunder

It is said that Perun was a rugged man with a copper beard. His chariot was pulled by a goat buck and carried a mighty axe, or sometimes a hammer. The axe was hurled at evil people, once thrown it would always return to his hand. Today instead of hurling an axe or maybe that was a sickle I’d like to offer an act of plowshare. Anyways I don’t sport…

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