Perun, not without reason, to be the chief deity of the pagan pantheon of the Eastern Slavs . He is considered the patron saint of soldiers and heroes and praise in the days of victory and make sacrifices, wanting to achieve military success. Perun subject to the same elements of the nature and scope of some people's lives.
Perun — is, first of all, the god of thunder, thunder, as it is closely connected with the cult of fire in addition to water, wood and stone. He is considered the founder of the heavenly fire, which descends to earth, gives life. With the onset of spring warmth he fertilizes the earth by rain and displays bright sun behind the clouds. His efforts of the world each time as if born again.
People believe that Perun, walking on the white light, willingly takes the form of a bull Forest Tour, so the bull is sacred to Perun. It is a flower blue iris (six purple-blue petals, thundering sign).
Sanctuary Perun are held in the open air. They have the shape of a flower: in those sanctuaries that were excavated by archaeologists, "petals" are usually eight, but in ancient times, according to scientists, there were six. The "petals" were the holes in which the sacred fires burning inextinguishable. Middle put a sculpture of Perun. Before the image of God placed the altar, usually in the form of a stone ring. There are added offerings, and shed the blood of the sacrificial, often an animal, but in ancient times were sacrificed and the slaves captured in military campaigns.