Fylgjia


Fylgjia:

Fylgjia, in Norse mythology, may or not be an omen of impending death.  A Fulgia is an omen of death, depending on its gender.  If it appears as a male form, then it is an omen of death.  However, if it appears as a female form, then it is a protect; a protect for people or clans.

A Fylgjia is supernatural being or a creature, or someone who accompanies a person in connection to their fate and fortune.  Usually, a Fylgjur appears in the form of an animal.  Commonly, it appears during sleep, but sagas relate that they could appear while a person is awake as well.

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