Lithuanian mythology. Cosmogonies

 

Cycle “Cosmogony”

Cosmogonic myths are essential in the mythology – they are the means of a man’s return to eternity. The cult of the heavenly bodies is typical of Lithuanian mythology. Some of the principal objects of worship were the Sun and the Moon, the Morning and the Evening stars… The Moon was considered to be the husband of the Sun, the Lord of the night guarding the time.

Virginijus Kašinskas

Children of Sun – the Earth and the stars,.
The Sun-the Mother
The Moon-the Father
The Pleiades-the Brother
The stars-the sisters

Lithuanian Folk Songs, vol. 3, p. 250/1