Bear Cult

Miniature of Reverend Father Seraphim of Sarov and bear, early 20th century.Found in the wonderful Wikimedia Commons category “People with bear in art”.Преподобный Серафим Саровский, кормящий медведя. Начало 20 века. Ростов Великий.

Miniature of Reverend Father Seraphim of Sarov and bear, early 20th century.
Found in the wonderful Wikimedia Commons category “People with bear in art”.
Преподобный Серафим Саровский, кормящий медведя. Начало 20 века. Ростов Великий.

Mikhail Nesterov. Youth of Reverend Father Saint Sergius, 1892-1897

М. В. Нестеров. Молодежи преподобный отец Сергий, 1892-1897
Mikhail Nesterov. Youth of Reverend Father Saint Sergius, 1892-1897
М. В. Нестеров. Молодежи преподобный отец Сергий, 1892-1897
Saint Sergius (Employees)

Artist: Nicholas Roerich
Completion Date: 1940
Style: Symbolism
Genre: religious painting
Technique: tempera
Material: canvas
Dimensions: 60.9 x 122 cm
Gallery: Birla Academy of Arts and Culture, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Saint Sergius (Employees)

Artist: Nicholas Roerich
Completion Date: 1940
Style: Symbolism
Genre: religious painting
Technique: tempera
Material: canvas
Dimensions: 60.9 x 122 cm
Gallery: Birla Academy of Arts and Culture, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

nitaohoyo:

selchieproductions:


Neolithic amber bear, dated between 1700 B.C. and 650 B.C. 

I want someone to make me a replica of this.

i concur. 

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nitaohoyo:

selchieproductions:

Neolithic amber bear, dated between 1700 B.C. and 650 B.C.

I want someone to make me a replica of this.

i concur. 

(Source: twitter.com)

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zomganthro:

Amazing zoomorphic carvings from the Ipiutak site, near Port Hope, Alaska.

Images from: Ipiutak and the Whale Hunting Culture, Larson & Rainy 1948 (Monograph)

iloveoldmagazines:

Life
1968 Vol. 65, No. 10

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iloveoldmagazines:

Life

1968 Vol. 65, No. 10

Bear Mother

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fuckyeahtattoos:

My right calf, done by Phil Hatchet Yau at Tahiti Felix Master’s Tattoo in San Diego, California. I couldn’t be more stoked with this!

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fuckyeahtattoos:

My right calf, done by Phil Hatchet Yau at Tahiti Felix Master’s Tattoo in San Diego, California. I couldn’t be more stoked with this!


It is the figure of a shaman’s bear ally, paws outstretched, ready to assist in healing. It comes from the Nanai people and was collected in the Khabarovsk region in 1927. The “healing hands” of this bear were held to be especially helpful in treating joint problems.

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It is the figure of a shaman’s bear ally, paws outstretched, ready to assist in healing. It comes from the Nanai people and was collected in the Khabarovsk region in 1927. The “healing hands” of this bear were held to be especially helpful in treating joint problems.

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buzzfeed:

Lil’ Bear and Tala the wolf were inseparable growing up and are still best friends!