The Oak of Globys

The oak of Globys growing in the village of Stulgiai in the district of Jurbarkas was considered sacred by the ancestors. Such sacred trees used to be extremely respected in the entire Lithuania. People used to pray their gods for strength and health under the oaks. It was forbidden to cut sacred trees. People were taught and convinced by their ancestors that they should not harm or cut the oak, otherwise they will be punished. Once some evil person broke several branches of an oak and trampled them mocking, and soon afterwards the skin from that arm and leg had fallen off

It was believed that in the pagan times the god Perkūnas used to live in the oaks. The trees considered sacred are being respected up until now.

The oak of Globys is cherished and taken care of by the locals. The tree grown in the district of Jurbarkas, the eldership of Šimkaičiai, the village of Stulgiai.

Objektas : Trees
Objekto tipas : Perkuna’s trees: Oaks
Savivaldybė : Jurbarkas District
Koordinatės : 55.288379, 22.917220
Atstumas iki Vilniaus (km) : 190
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