Mythology

Anahid is the mother goddess in Armenian mythology

Anahid is the mother goddess in Armenian mythology

Anahid is the mother goddess in Armenian mythology. Wise and kindhearted, she is beautiful inside and out. Anahid is also the goddess of water, healing, and fertility. Among all the deities in Armenian mythology, Anahid is loved above all others. The ancient Armenians called her “Voskemayr” meaning Golden mother. Anahid- Mother Goddess See on Youtube

Armenian Mythology - The World History Encyclopedia

Armenian Mythology – The World History Encyclopedia

The mythology of ancient Armenia is a rich blend of indigenous traditions with imported ideas from neighbouring cultures and migrating peoples added over the centuries. The legends and stories helped to explain natural phenomena, provide an explanation of the nation’s origins, and commemorate key historical events such as wars and invasions. Origins & Inspirations The religion of Armenia’s first recorded state, Urartu, …

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The Peri Fairy

The Peri Fairy In The Tradition Of Hamshen

Peris (Armenian: փերի, fairy) were fantastic creatures in the form of beautiful women. Peris were also close to “genie-women”, which can be seen from the fact that the Hamshenis referred to insane people as ones “captured or struck by the peri” (փերու չառտմա/պռվաձկ). The peri society was organized like human society. Particularly, it had its …

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