Talk:Dola (mythology)

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  • Dola (Slavic) Also knownas: Dolya, Sreca (Serbia). The spirit ofmortal fate givento a newborn.See also Dolya(who is similar to Sreca ofthe Serbian people). — Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities
  • The Polish Dola had a Serbian Counterpart in the Sreca. l. Appearance.- She was described as a beautiful girl spinning a golden thread, and she bestowed welfare upon the mortal to whom she was assigned, caring for his fields and grazing his flocks. In national songs and traditions, the Sreca frequently occurred as an independent ... — Slavic mythical beliefs, p. 212
  • Sreca is probably the same divinity found in Russia as dolya. (Machal) Sudice The goddesses of fate were beautiful old women with white skin and white clothes, who wore white kerchiefs and necklaces of gold and silver. They glistened as they walked, sometimes decking themselves with garlands or carrying lit candles. Sudice, who could appear as a single or multiple goddess, was most active at birth, when a newborn's destiny was sealed. For that reason, gifts of candles, bread, Encyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines, p. 308
  • Russian tradition personifies the fate bestowed upon a man at his birth as a supernatural being called Dolya, who is described as a poorly dressed woman capable of transforming herself into various shapes. ... The good Dolya protects her favourite by day and by night and serves him faithfully from his birth to his death. She takes ... The Russian Dolya has a Serbian counterpart in the Sreca, her relation to the Dolya being the same as that of the Latin fors to fortuna and of sors to fatum. Vampire lore: from the writings of Jan Louis Perkowski, p. 88 --Лобачев Владимир (talk) 09:58, 26 April 2018 (UTC)

See also ru:Доля (мифология). --Лобачев Владимир (talk) 10:00, 26 April 2018 (UTC)