Slavic Mythology

The Gods of Eastern Europe and Russia...

BANNIK

Slavic Spirit

Also known as Bagiennik

Picture of the Slavic Spirit Bannik from our Slavic mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

The Bathroom Bogey

One of the Domovoi, he is a Sauna Spirit. He hides in the steam and is seldom seen. If you feel a soft touch things bode well — but a scratch from a claw could mean a scalding, a drowning — or a trapped cat.

Always leave some soap and hot water, for cleanliness in this case is very much next to godliness.

Bannik Facts and Figures

Name: Bannik
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Bagiennik

Gender: Male
Type: Spirit
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 734

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Article last revised on May 25, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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