"I have for a long time wanted to explore my Finnish roots, but since my knowledge in the Finnish language is limited, I have found few resources available. Therefore I was delighted to come across Niina's work on Internet, and I really appreciated her Heart of Mielikki course. It covered a wide variety of topics on Finnish mythology and folklore, as well as useful recommendations for more in-depth studies. I also learned new Finnish words related to the topics that were being dealt with"
- Katarina, Sweden
Heart of Mielikki - Online Course
You with curiosity and increasing passion towards Finnish mythology and folklore I welcome you to this wondrous 8 weeks course I´v created. During each week we shall explore different areas of Finnish mythology and folklore from tree worship to Kalevala poetry. Our goal is to deepen our knowledge wisdom and creativity through mythology and folklore. I will share tips on shamanic journeying and building connections with tree and animal spirits alike not to forget the invisible spirits around us. When joining to the course you´ll get an access to to the course page on my web-site and there you will find articles, videos and so much more.
""I'm so happy I discovered Niina's work, and signed up for the Heart of Mielikki course. I have been drawn to learn about Finnish mythology and gods for many years, but never found any sources of information that were helpful or inspiring to me. The course information was presented in an enchanting, user-friendly way, and provided an excellent foundation of understanding, as well as resource for further study. I now feel I have the knowledge and tools needed to go deeper into Finnish mythology as a profound and experiential journey.
Thank you Niina for this delightful course!"
-- Kia LaFey, Canada
Priestess of the Goddess, Priestess of Avalon
(Goddess Temple in Toronto)
Heart of Mielikki - Trailer
Heart of Mielikki
We began our adventure in the forest by getting to know most important forest deities, elementals and elves.
Soothing waves, raging storms
We will dive into the underwater world to meet Ahti, Vellamo, Näkki and other water elementals. Meaning of water in folklore and in healing.
Earth and the Sky
We make our acquaintance with Ukko the sky god and Akka the earth goddess also with spirits that were related to farming. Not forgetting the sun, the moon and the stars.
Power of woman and magical places
Incantations with Louhi the shaman´s goddess and magic of women in ancient Finnish culture. Entering to the magical places of Finnish mythology: Tuonela, Vainajala and Pohjola.
History of old and new Kalevala and magical songs and incantations. Väinämöinen the archetype of wizard and the ways of a shaman.
We shall explore the bear cult and the deer cult in pre-historic Finland and bear´s position as powerful god.
Emuus and other first creations in Finnish mythology. Spells and chants related to animals and animal totems.
Magical and mythical beings in Finnish mythology and different ways to connect with them. Concept of the three souls and traveling between worlds.
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Niina’s Heart of Mielikki course was such a wonderful introduction and thorough explanation of the Finnish Gods and Goddesses as well as Spirits and traditions. It really helped connect me to the Earth and this life experience in a much better way by connection to these sacred entities! If you love spiritual studies, nature-friendly culture and spirituality, and just learning about mythologies and theologies in general I can’t recommend this course enough!
- -Calli Thomason, United States
SMART QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE DIVING IN TO THE WORLD OF MYTHS AND LEGENDS
I don't know anything about Finnish mythology. What should I do?
This course is designed for beginners just like you. You don´t need to have any prior knowledge about Finnish mythology, or even about Finland. It helps you to understand the very basics of the Finnish folklore.
Does this course work on mobiles?
Yes, it works great on mobiles. You´ll have access the course across all devices you own. I highly recommend watching lessons on the device you are most comfortable with, was it then laptop, mobile or your tv screen.
When does the course start and finish?
This course is a completely self-paced online course - you can start when you have the time. You'll always have instant access to all course materials.
What happens after I purchase the course?
Once you purchase this course here on Fairychamber, you will get an e-mail to your inbox with an invite link where you will get immediate access to the course. You will also get an e-mail notification stating that your payment has gone through.
Does this course include any extra materials?
I have pdf sheets prepared for you. You will receive them into your e-mail once the course begins.
What Language is this course?
This course is in English, with occasional Finnish terms, but they are all explained as we go.
I’m not technical at all. How am I able to be in an online course?
Once you have purchased the course, I will give you an access to the course site.
I want to write and learn on paper. I don’t do digital.
That´s great to hear. All videos in the course site also include written materials and you will also get them as pdf´s to your e-mail.
Is this a monthly fee?
No. This is a one-time payment, and you get lifetime access to the course as well as its future updates. Because we give you immediate access to the course, your order is non-refundable. You will have unlimited access to the content for the lifetime of the course.
Will I be able to control the sound and video?
Yes. You can always speed up or slow down my speech, using the gear icon. You'll have all the normal functions with the video. Play, pause etc...
What currency is the course fee in?
The course fee is in US dollars, and you purchase the course in US dollars. It's super easy to buy at the checkout. You can use a credit card or Paypal. These companies will make the currency exchange for you after the purchase.
How much are the taxes?
The checkout will automatically identify if and how much you need to pay taxes.
How long do I have access to the course?
This course is yours, always. You can go through it as many times as you wish and always come back.
Okay, so how do I enroll?
All you need to do is to book your place here!
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