Tuoni, Ruler of Death

TuoniTuoni (Death) is the ruler of Tuonela, Land of the Dead.

Tuoni brings people with him to the Underworld.

Dead people arriving with Tuoni have  Tuoni’s hat on their head and Tuoni’s gloves in their hands.

From these signs, the gatekeepers of the Underworld can tell that the person is truly dead.

 

 

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