(09-18-2013, 09:31 PM)Accidental Stoner Wrote: In the beginning was the virgin Iro,
who gave birth to three sons:
Joukahainen, Wäinämöinen and Ilmarinen.
The world came about, because a bird nested
on Wäinämöinen's knee - while he was happily
floating on his back on the primordial waters -
and he accidentally shuffled the eggs overboard.
One of them cracked open and became Kaleva.
And yeah, around here, most peoples did not
burn the sacrificial animals at Midvinterblot.
They hung them from trees, it seems.
There was always smoke-saunas, though
“Our lives are not our own. From womb to tomb, we are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.” ― David Mitchell