Tvun Mjived Thrudnonti - The Divine Wild
Mythology & Lore
The Creation of the Elves - Etsofar Myung
Purpose, Authority, Harbor, Treachery.
Tvun Mjived Thrudnonti predates the existence of the elves that worship it. Futsofar found four celestials of similar similar mindset, and together they shaped the elves and established the rules for their governance.
In Tvun Mjived Thrudnonti heaven is Weth Trasloya - The Garden of Life and hell is Hifoslez - The Greater Moon. When elves die, they are temporarily kept in Hifoslez by the Bone Warden. When she deems it is time for them to reincarnate, they pass back into the Garden of Life to be refreshed before being reborn into the mortal world.
Tenets of Faith
The central tenet of the religion of the Divine Wild is, of course, a reverence for nature. However, this reverence comes in two distinct forms. One faction believes proper respect for nature involves shaping and being shaped by the forest around them. This is the group of elves who have gradually transformed the land into a garden, and many among it have dedicated their lives to the discovering all of the mysteries the forest hides within. The other group believes the most important aspect of nature is the wilderness. These Wild Elves live in the densest parts of the forest, living lives free from the constraints of civilization (and occasionally throwing wild parties).
Political Influence & Intrigue
Fuithew (The Harvest Lord, The God of Gardens, The Lawgiver): Fuithew is the god who taught the elves the principles of agriculture. He instructed the first elves which plants were edible and how to tend to them. And to help them live with each other as one community, he also gave them the initial set of rules which would one day grow into the laws which now govern elven society. He is worshiped and loved by the city elves, but treated with great suspicion by the wild elves.
Huhwutew (The Beastlord, The God of the Hunt, The Wild One): Huhwutew presides over the deep parts of the forest, those areas which are most wild. He taught the elves how to tend to those parts of the forest without changing them, and how to safely hunt the beasts that live within for food. When the wild elves rejected Fuithew, the cities, and the laws being imposed on them by the leaders, they turned to Huhwutew for guidance. In turn he granted them the gift of lycanthropy, the ability to transform into animals.
Ezesitshu (The Frostlady, The Bone Warden, Lady Luck): The Frostlady presides over the frozen mysteries of the forest and watches over souls of the departed. Because elves believe their souls are contained within their bones, Ezesitshu is also know as the Bone Warden. It is known that she chooses when to release a soul and allow it to return to the mundane world as a new person, but she seems to decide who is returned at random. Because of this she is Lady Luck, and so dice, coins, and other implements of chance are also made from bone.
Hwemshu (Lady of Passion, Mistress of Music, The Reveler): The Lady of Passion is considered by the city elves to be purely chaotic. The wild elves recognize that her chaotic nature is intentionally directed towards the creation of music, art, and celebrations. While each of the deities has their own holy day, the spirit of Hwemshu is present in all of these celebrations, and those unclaimed but other gods are attributed to her.
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