CHERNOBOGAlso known as CZERNOBOG, CHERNABOG, TCHERNOBOG, TSCHERNOBOG
Mysterious Black God of Evil and Swearing
His name means 'Black God'. He is a dark demonic deity, a hideous shadowy figure dressed in black who only appears at night.
CHERNOBOG is feared all over Russia as a being of pure nastiness, in the same evil club as AHRIMAN or SATAN. Not many would pray to such a deity, but one early passage reveals that people would spit curses into a bowl during feasts to keep him at bay. What a wonderful idea — a holy swearbox.
CHERNOBOG is so utterly malevolent that few writers dared to jot down details of his foul deeds. All we have are shadows and rumor and hints. It's almost as if early priests invented him as a Slavic SATAN figure to keep the locals terrified. Could this all be a blackwash?
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Czech Republic, Poland and Russia
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : TOTALLY EVIL, danger!
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : CZERNOBOG, CHERNABOG, TCHERNOBOG, TSCHERNOBOG
Popularity index : 2319
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