April 10, 2014

Suddenly Dark Deities

Based on a worldwide mythology,
Suddenly presents Dark Deities Series 

In religious belief, a deity (diː.ɨti/ or Listeni/ˈdeɪ.ɨti/) is a supernatural being, who may be thought of as holy, divine, or sacred. Some religions have one supreme deity, others have multiple deities of various ranks.(wikipedia)

SUPER thanks to our Photographer Ocha Moffatt
and our awesome models: Muli Ong Fakhri Ilham Pratama
Make up by Muli Ong

 Yama, is the lord of death in Hinduism belongs to an early stratum of Indo-Iranian theology. In Vedic tradition Yama was considered to have been the first mortal who died and espied the way to the celestial abodes, thus in virtue of precedence he became the ruler of the departed. In some passages, however, he is already regarded as the god of death. (wikipedia). Artist: Jin Dedy Deti

 Achlys, the eternal Night (perhaps the Mist of Death, which fell before the eyes preceding death), and according to Hesiod, she was the personification of misery and sadness; pale, emaciated, and weeping, with chattering teeth, swollen knees, long nails on her fingers, bloody cheeks, and her shoulders thickly covered with dust. (wikipedia). Artist BlackGrim Blackenthered

 Ixtab, or Rope Woman was the Yucatec Mayan goddess of suicide according to Diego de Landa. In Yucatec society, under certain circumstances, suicide, especially suicide by hanging, was considered an honorable way to die (wikipedia).
Artist: Atreyu Atreii Moniaga


 Izanami-no-Mikoto, meaning "she who invites" is a goddess of both creation and death, as well as the former wife of the god Izanagi-no-Mikoto. She is also referred to as Izanami-no-kami. (wikipedia). Artist: Jin Dedy Dedy Deti

 Kali, is the Hindu goddess associated with death, shakti. The name Kali comes from kāla, which means black, time, death. Since Shiva is called Kāla—the eternal time—Kālī, his consort, also means "Time" or "Death" (as in time has come). Hence, Kāli is the Goddess of Time and Change. (wikipedia).
 Artist: Nurul Kusumaningrum

Odin, is a major god in most if not all branches of Germanic mythology especially in the Norse mythology branch of Germanic mythology, the Allfather of the gods, and the ruler of Asgard. The god that is associated with war, battle, victory and death, but also wisdom, Shamanism, magic, poetry, prophecy, and the hunt. (wikipedia).
Artist: Nurul Kusumaningrum

Hecate, was a goddess in Greek religion and 
mythology, most often shown holding two torches or a key and in later periods depicted in triple form. She was variously associated with crossroads, entrance-ways, fire, light, the Moon, magic, witchcraft, knowledge of herbs and poisonous plants, necromancy, and sorcery. (wikipedia).
Artist: SmokieGhost Odilia Fenny

 Manea, the goddess of insanity, a primeval being whose existence began long before there were men on earth. Manifesting madness in all sorts of nature, her divine power is capable of possessing the thoughts, emotions, words, and actions of a human being, and even a god. (wikipedia).
Artist: Ziggy Zdarlight Tatiana Romanova

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