LYGAMIŠKIS SPRING (KROKULE)

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Lygamiškis Spring (Krokule) (Lygamiškio šaltinis). In the historical maps and written sources Krokule has been mentioned since the beginning of the 19th century. Large numbers of believers visit the sacred place during Christian celebrations. An ancient story tells that ancient Balts’ water deities live where the priest was drowned in Krokule Swamp. It is believed that Krokule water protects homes and people from Thunder, and fades away fear. Visitors of the sacred place wash their eyes, head and aching points with the water. It is believed that the water of this spring should be present at the time of death.

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Lithuania

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Selonia

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