Brownie: guardian home or just fiction?
Do you believe in a brownie? Maybe in your apartment you were lost things? How satisfied are you in the night someone "clean" in the kitchen, with much rustling? Some are skeptical of such phenomena, but others may believe that their home lives Barabashka. But it does house the place to be, or is it just a superstition, which came to us from the Slavs? To answer this question, we first need to understand where we received such a thing as a house.
Tales of houses
On light weight legends that tell us about where in our house came to the house. The basis of all these narratives and stories alone. A long time ago, when God cast the Devil and all his servants to hell, some, so to speak, to repent of their evil deeds have decided to stay on the ground, in the form of all the evil scum. Others who faithfully believe in God's forgiveness and sincerely repented, turned to good effect, who had settled in people's homes and began to protect their home and self.
Ancient Slavs personified Barabashka with a good spirit and guardian of the family. That less, if it is being angry, he can make a bunch of different dirty tricks. It was believed that the ratio of the brownie to the owner of housing will depend on the health of not only the members of the family, but the whole livestock. So to appease the creature, it was necessary to adhere to certain rituals. According to legends, the house loves to live and behind the stove to the house was not offended and did not leave the house for the oven thrown debris. Another place where he loved to be in the house, it was considered a storeroom in the attic.
What is the house?
Today, there are many different variants of house exterior description. It may be small in stature old man with the face of the head of the house, or vice versa big lump of wool. The people there is a sign, they say, if at night, on the chest something hard to sit, then mentally you need to ask: "For better or worse?". If the answer is person hears the laughter, the house announces that the house will come a great joy in the form of unexpected money, or perhaps soon to be wedding. But if you heard, lamentation, brownie, then you need to prepare for the fact that the trouble looks in the house. In this way, the house owners warned that to happen.
To the good spirit is not angry with the family, decided to put a saucer of milk with cookies and candies for the stove, do not forget to throw small crumbs and be friendly with the keeper. In response, he will protect you from the enemies, and if all of a sudden you go down an unexpected guest and evil, he will help him in every possible way to drive. Well, just in case, better to buy a good course armored front door, as well as high-quality interior. Well, this just in case, if you suddenly can not cope house.
Everything in this life is relative
Yes, of course, myths, legends, demons and other evil spirits in mythology around the mass. But let's look at the situation really? Slavs, who firmly believed in a creation likely to find yourself at least someone who is able to protect their homes and themselves. But we live in the twenty-first century, "brownie" we serve good-quality security door, intercom and pepper spray, just in case later return home. So do not blame the "brownie", for what you have in the house were broken dishes or clogged pipe, perhaps you just need to take care of their housing? But with night choking should be careful and just in case, be checked every six months by a cardiologist. This is just one point of view and follow it blindly does not make sense. In any case, take care of yourself and your home.