top Mari

Mari is a feminine numen in the form of an elegant and wonderful lady, endowed with a mysterious and fascinating power, which in turn is an idyllic source of inspiration. It is the most important genius of Basque mythology, being a tectonic mythological character lives underground, and comes to the surface by caves and chasms. Most of the time she shows herself in the form of a beautiful woman, personifies the forces of nature, and with her power, gives balance to these. It is the feminine personification of the earth, the queen of Nature and all its components. As a goddess she has the capacity to impose justice, severely punishing men who act with evil, defender of honesty and very severe with injustice. Among its missions is to punish lies, theft, pride, not to comply with the given word, not respect people and arrogance, but rewards the help of others, succor its followers but punishes those who do not believe in her.

top Tartalo (2)

Cyclops anthropomorphic, gigantic, with only one eye in the middle of the forehead with anthropophagic customs and terrifying behavior. It is perverse, of wild instincts and very aggressive. It feeds on sheep, children and even adults from time to time. It lives in the mountains and its size is huge as is its strength.

top Jainkoak

Gods of Basque mythology.

top Jainkoak (Aatxe)

Aatxe are the troglodyte deities that adopt the form of bull, bull or cow.

top Tartalo

Tartalo in Basque mythology is an anthropomorphic cyclops, gigantic, with only one eye in the middle of the forehead with anthropophagic customs and terrifying behavior. It is perverse, of wild instincts and very aggressive. It feeds on sheep, children and even adults from time to time. Live in the mountains and its size is huge as is its strength.

top Jakintsu

Genius of Basque mythology.

top Debru

In Basque mythology Debru is the evil spirit in the Christian sense; genie kidnapper of souls, which adopts multiple forms.

top Basajaun

Basajaun is the Lord of the Forest, a character from Basque mythology of prodigious stature and strength, which the first settlers of those lands found inhabiting the most remote mountains and forests. It is attributed the responsibility of transmitting to humans the secrets of agriculture (such as, for example, the cultivation of wheat), the manufacture and use of tools such as the saw and the mill or work in iron.

top Amalur (Teluria)

In Basque mythology Amalur is the name that in Euskera means "Mother Earth". In the legends of the Basque people, the Earth, Ama-Lurra, is the main divinity. The Earth is shown to us as the habitat of all living beings, possessing our own vital force that has created our natural environment. The Earth is a huge container, an unlimited receptacle, where the souls of the deceased and most of the mythological characters live. The faith in Ama-Lurra is very old in the Basque people, previous to the invasion of the Indo-European peoples. Teluria is the Cult Relative to the Earth, energies that arise from the interior of the earth, come, circulate and emanate continuously from the earth's surface and the subsoil, being very related to the energetic variations of the geo-magnetosphere, the electro-conductivity of the terrain and the gravito-magnetic influences of the Sun and the rest of the planetary system.

top Irelu

Irelu is the divinity that often takes the form of a horse.