Mokosh Terms

Mokosh http://inanna.virtualave.net/slavic.html Wife of Svarog or Perun http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mokosh Mokosh (aka Makosh). A goddess of fertility, water, and women in old Ukrainian mythology. According to folk belief she shears sheep and spins thread. The name itself is derived from the word combination maty kota ‘mother of the cat,’ that is, ‘mother of good fortune.’ She is related to Hecate and Aphrodite in classical mythology and to Zhyva and Morena in the western Slavic mythology http://www.encyclopediaofukraine.com/display.asp?linkpath=pagesMOMokosh.htm transformed into Saint Paraskeva