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  • Meditations on the Peaks

    Meditations on the Peaks

    Meditations on the Peaks is a short film by OR Media inspired by the Julius Evola book of the same name. This film is not intended to be a review of the book, but aims to inspire Odinists towards a greater connection between the physical and spiritual aspects of their faith. Continue reading

    April 19, 2018 More
  • The Rite

    The Rite

    by Arinbjorn OR I feel It rising within me The Churning Fire flows Like waves on an endless ocean The Fylfot turns, the Wheel rolls And the Millstone grinds I draw it forth and push it out It is my … Continue reading

    March 4, 2018 More
  • The Psychology of Action

    The Psychology of Action

    The Odinic Rite is particularly special because a significant number of our members are active.

    In this age of fingertip technology where such things as Facebook dominate the lives of many, it is all too easy to live one’s life through the medium of the internet. Continue reading

    March 2, 2018 More
  • Living the 9 Noble Virtues while being a stay-at-home father

    Living the 9 Noble Virtues while being a stay-at-home father

    Being forced to be home bound and to switch roles as a provider with my wife was a hard truth to have to face. But what I soon had to realize was that what I’m providing is truly invaluable to my kids & to my family. Continue reading

    February 26, 2018 More
  • The Black Sun of Alchemy in Depression and Dark Nights of the Soul

    The Black Sun of Alchemy in Depression and Dark Nights of the Soul

    How many people here have experienced some form of depression in their lives? How many of you often feel sad about life, are grieving a loss or are despairing of the state of the world and often question what the heck it is all about and just want to resign? Well, according to the medics, you folk in the second group are depressed too! Welcome to the insane world! Continue reading

    January 28, 2018 More

Recent Articles

A Saxon Solution

A Saxon Solution

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle for the year 1125 records that all moneyers who were in England were ordered to come to Winchester at Christmas. There, “they were taken one by one and each deprived of the right hand and castrated. Continue reading

January 25, 2018 More
Light in the Darkness

Light in the Darkness

It is a fact in this world that each year, each day, each hour brings struggle and challenge, whether the ‘enemy’ that we struggle against is without or within. Those who meet the struggles with joy are looked at as heroes and honored by friends and family and perhaps even the greater world as well. May we all show such strength in the face of adversity! Continue reading

January 21, 2018 More
Odinic Rite Poetry Competition Results 2266 / 2016ce

Odinic Rite Poetry Competition Results 2266 / 2016ce

In the autumn of last year, the first Odinic Rite poetry competition was opened for entries and submissions were sent in after members and friends of the OR read about it on this website http://www.odinic-rite.org/main/odinist-poetry-competition-yule-2266/ Submissions were carefully managed by competition … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 More
Odinist Poetry Competition Yule 2266

Odinist Poetry Competition Yule 2266

“Ancestors, enlightened Sired of their seed Poetry, wisdom A draught of Woden’s mead…” – an excerpt from the poem ‘Our Wyrd’ by Redwald OR When Odin took a sip of the poetic mead, Wyrd’s web reverberated throughout the cosmos and … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 More
The Treasures of the Gods

The Treasures of the Gods

By Einar Randall AOR

In this myth we are given a folkloric version regarding crop harvesting, the importance of cutting down the old stocks which is necessary to make way for the next planting. The connection to this idea stems form the fact that Sif, Thor’s wife is the goddess of vegetation, farming, harvest and ripened grains- her long golden silk hair was sheered off completely (the symbolic harvesting of the crops) by the malignant Loki.
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January 28, 2016 More
The Word upon the Winds

The Word upon the Winds

by Gothi Arinbjorn OR

When the shaman awoke, he called to the men and women of his tribe, roused them from sleep, and when they had gathered, he danced and sang his dream. His people sat enthralled and when he had finished, they asked what the dance was called. CHANGE! was his answer.

The above is a paraphrasing from The Circle of Ostara’s Odinic Mythology taken from the Myth of the Dawn Time. Continue reading

January 24, 2016 More
Conception, Perception and Introspection: Perspectives of Blotar

Conception, Perception and Introspection: Perspectives of Blotar

By Vidar / Gungnir Hama AOR The experiences of ritual, and Blotar especially are delegated to the three qualities of epistemology, the philosophy of knowledge; conception (reason), perception (observation or empiricism) and introspection (faith, intuition and visualisation). Each adherent is … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 More
Shield!

Shield!

By Anders B AOR

After I’da finished the hammer that were featured on this site a while ago, the itch to make something that were associated with both our ancestral past and our faith got the better of I, and so too, the need to return to me shed in Svartalfheim with me fellow spiritual dwarf smiths. After looking at the swords and t’other ornamental items I’da got scattered around me home, I decided that a shield would go well on the wall to complement the swords, so as ye do, I set to and made a start on me next project. Continue reading

January 2, 2016 More
OR Store back in action!

OR Store back in action!

We are very pleased to announced that the OR Store is now back online, something that many of you have enquired about and looked forward to. We thank you for your patience while the store was closed and hope that you enjoy having it back.

Books, clothing, media and other OR merchandise are available.

Books, clothing, media and other OR merchandise is available. Continue reading

October 10, 2015 More
The Trefot  and Trifunctionality

The Trefot and Trifunctionality

by Vidar / Gungnir Hama AOR

The number three takes a prominent numerical place in our faith, evidenced in our mythology, all Indo-European myths, symbols, theology and culture. The simple and organic numerology symbolised in the trefot symbol of the Odinic Rite serves to illustrate a basic theme of our troth and culture, that of functionalism, namely trifunctionality. Continue reading

September 26, 2015 More