You are here:
  1. » Home
  2. » Areas
  3. » Folklore
  4. » General folklore
  5. » Booyan
Cite/print/rate article
Send comment    References


by Cyril Korolev
In Russian folklore Booyan is a magic island, mentioned in incantations and spells, the otherworld. This island is situated in the middle of the ocean, and holy men possessing healing powers live there; on this island stands a magic stone Alatyr. In spells and incantations Booyan is mentioned along with this stone. People believed that otherwise no spell or charm could be effective.

Article details:

  • N/A

Page tools: