Category: Deities

Elves

Our people have always had a close interest in elves and it is true that these spiritual beings are reported to have had frequent contact with humans. Continue reading

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Nature Spirits

Our pagan ancestors and the pagan peoples of every race believed that all things upon the Earth led life. Trees and plants, crystals and rocks, streams and springs of water, mountains, islands, animals and human beings, all were seen as live and conscious individuals, capable of thought and movement and of interaction with each other. Continue reading

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Vidar

We see, in the old myths, that Vidar appears at the time of the last battle. He is a son of Odin and avenges his father’s death by slaying Fenris Wolf. Continue reading

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Loki

It is incorrect, although a prevalent concept among Odinists, to equate Loki with the Judeo-Christian devil, that odd concept of a totally evil force that yet does the dirty work for a supposedly total good force. Loki is not the devil. Continue reading

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Eira

Eira is the goddess of healing, the force behind the power to heal and the giver of bountiful health. Continue reading

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Tyr

Tyr

Tyr is the god to whom we turn when we wage just war and exact just vengeance. In Odinic ritual it is stated “there is a great wrong yet to right” and in the righting of that wrong, that great evil that has set out first to enslave and then to destroy our people Tyr is the generator of our righteous hatred and thirst for revenge. Continue reading

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Heimdal

The Van, Heimdal, is a god of peculiar significance for our folk. He, it is said, stands sentinel at Bifrost Bridge and guards the realm of Asgarth from invasion by evil. With his armour of silver, his golden helmet and his great gleaming sword he is a shining figure in our mythology. Continue reading

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Frey

Frey

Frey, whose name means “lord”, was seen by our pagan ancestors as the “the Lord of the Elves”. He is pre-eminently a nature god, a spiritual being concerned with procreation and fertility. Continue reading

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Balder and Nanna

Balder and Nanna

The story of the death of Balder is an archetypal pagan myth which echoes through the folk tales of many peoples. Continue reading

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Thor & Sif

Thor & Sif

Few of our divinities have been as much maligned by mythological compilers as Thor. There is no doubt that in the elder days he was an extremely popular god, one who was considered to be the patron of the people, a ready champion in times of trouble. Continue reading

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