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DOLYA

Slavic Destiny Goddess

Also known as DOLA, NEDOLYA

Goddesses of Fate

The DOLYA are female destiny deities who dole out fate to all and sundry. Reports vary from place to place. They may take on the appearance of cats, dogs or even little old ladies hiding under your stove. (Of course the stove is also a classic lurking place for KIKIMORA — it must get pretty crowded under there.)

If you make a wrong decision or try to go against your destiny, a DOLYA is sure to come along and cackle "I told you so". And then torment you terribly.

DOLYA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : DOLYA
Area or people : Serbia
Location : Czech Republic, Poland and Russia
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Fate and Destiny
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : DOLA, NEDOLYA
Popularity index : 2905

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Article last updated on 27 January 2014 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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