We don’t live inside our dreams, we live in the real world, where things are different from the way we wish they were. This is not a dream, don’t linger too long in the realm of possibilities. Come back to the real world.
I’m posting this in hopes anyone in the Slavic polytheistic community could answer. I do not claim any heritage from that area and do not ask for resources for your religion per the request of those in the community. I only ask for advice about if this means anything.
In the past couple months I’ve had two dreams with a common theme. They both have involved the phrase “Baba Yaga” in them. I know from past knowledge what that name is in Slavic mythology from just simple research but I haven’t looked into it in months, out of respect of the wishes of the community.
The first dream involved me happening upon what looked like an old woman eating human flesh. I interrupted the scene and what I left I was told not to look away from the old woman lest she follow me and kill me. Something like a narration kept identifying her as a Baba Yaga. This was a month ago so the exact details are hazy.
The second one was tonight (I’m writing this after waking up from it). It was a scene where I was part of a team out on a moor trying to find “the new Baba Yaga”. When the name came up an image appeared of a creature that was a demonotic head on a mass of flesh like a ball of limbs and broken flesh. We kept trying to find the creature and I woke up not wanting to find it and I’m worried to sleep and continue the dream.
The first dream was scary but I have nightmares frequently so I didn’t think anything of it. This past one concerned me as it’s the second one to occur. Once is an anomaly, twice is a coincidence, three times is a pattern, you know.
I am wondering if there is anything that warns or says anything about dreaming of the creature? Based on what I know of it, i don’t think it’s a good thing to dream about but I want to reach out to know if it IS anything to be concerned with or if I’m just panicking about it for nothing.