Finnish Mythology

The Gods of Finland...

MIELIKKI

Finnish Nature Goddess

Also known as MELIKKI

Picture of the Finnish Nature Goddess Mielikki from our Finnish mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Mistress of the Forest

She’s Mrs Tapio, and the mother of Nyyrikki and Tuulikki.

Her husband often refers to her as ‘All-Pleasing Woman’. But as he’s a tree, it’s hard to know what to make of that. How do you please a tree?

Mielikki Facts and Figures

Name: Mielikki
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: MELIKKI

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Nature
Area of expertise: Nature

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 261

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Article last revised on November 10, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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