Volos also known as Veles is the ancient Slavic god of earth, waters, and the underworld. He also reigns over magicians, musicians, ranchers, farmers, and people who work with their hands, laborers. His attributes are wet, wooly, hairy (bearded), dark and he is associated with cattle, the harvest, wealth, music, magic, and trickery. Believed to be related to the Indo-European deity of Mitra as well as the Norse deity Lok. He probably has been imagined as a dragon, which in the belief of the pagan Slavs is a chimeric being, a serpent with a bear's head and drooping hairy ears.

It is very interesting that Volos' statue apparently did not stand next to others, on the hill where the prince's castle was, but lower in the city, in the marketplace.
Not only does this indicate that Volos was connected with commerce, but it also shows that worship of Perun and Volos had to be kept separate: while it was proper for Perun's shrines to be built high, on the top of the hill, Volos' place was down in the lowlands with the working class.

Among
Western Slavs, the name can be principally found in 15th and 16th century Czech records, where it means either dragon or devil.

It is very interesting that Volos' statue apparently did not stand next to others, on the hill where the prince's castle was, but lower in the city, in the marketplace. Not only does this indicate that Volos was connected with commerce, but it also shows that worship of Perun and Volos had to be kept separate: while it was proper for Perun's shrines to be built high, on the top of the hill, Volos' place was down in the lowlands with the working class.

Among
Western Slavs, the name can be principally found in 15th and 16th century Czech records, where it means either dragon or devil.

In his role as a trickster god, he is in some ways similar to both Greek Hermes and Scandinavian Loki. He was connected with magic. Since magic was and is closely linked to music in many societies, particularly earlier ones, Volos was also believed to be protector of traveling musicians. For instance, in some wedding ceremonies of northern Croatia (which continued up to the 20th century), the music would not start playing unless the bridegroom, when making a toast, spilled some of the wine on the ground, preferably over the roots of the nearest tree. The symbolism of this is clear, even though forgotten long ago by those still performing it: the musicians will not sing until a toast is made to their patron deity Volos.
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Day - Wednesday, Stone - opal or obsidian, Metal - lead or mercury, Wood - spruce, pine, walnut or ash (yew).

Volos God Of: cattle, the unknown, afterlife, luck, wilderness, co-creator of the world, trickster god.
Volos Patron Of: travelers, musicians, magicians, art, mediators of contracts, commentators, giver of wealth.
Volos Manifests As: werwolf, dragon, chimera (dragon body, bear head, droopy/hairy ears).

* This information taken from Wikipedia.com which I strongly encourage you to support, as well as SomFM online radio, and from Slavic Souvenirs Blog.