He is an attendant upon PERUN and runs alongside his chariot. He appears to need the exercise as he is always puffing and panting to keep up. His gasping breath causes the rumbling that accompanies storms.
In certain places he is known as ERISHVORSH.
VARPULIS FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : VARPULIS
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ERISHVORSH, ERIVORSH
Area or people : Czech Republic, Slovakia
Location : Czech Republic, Poland and Russia
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Wind
God of : Wind
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : NEUTRAL, may not care
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