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Hyndluljoth (The Poem of Hyndla)

Hyndluljoth (The Poem of Hyndla)

By Einar Randall AOR

This is a myth I have never before really contemplated on. I will begin with a summary of the myth and then discuss my own views and interpretation. Continue reading

July 13, 2014 More
A Note In Defence of Freya

A Note In Defence of Freya

By Eowyn OR

In any literature concerning the role of Freya in our mythology, there are two common- and to my mind, abhorrent- assertations made about this most sacred Goddess within our pantheon, which profoundly reflect the pervasiveness of the desert creed poisoning within the folk soul, despite protestations to the contrary. Continue reading

December 18, 2010 More

Gods & Goddesses of Odinism

An introduction into the Gods, Goddesses, wights and beings of Odinic Mythology Continue reading

September 7, 2009 More
A Woman's Place

A Woman’s Place

IT HAS been said that Norse paganism is very patriarchal, giving rule and stress to the male in society and worship involved which mostly deals with Odin, Thor, Balder, Frey, etc…. But many fail to realise that the goddesses of the Aesir and Vanir played an important part in the life and worship of the Scandinavian peoples. Continue reading

September 5, 2009 More

Ostara

Like Odin himself, the mother of people bears many names – Ostara, Frigg, Freya, Hulda, Mother Cary, Frau Holle, Tara and many more. She is the most well-loved of our divinities. So well loved that even the malice of the Christian usurpers could not force the people to turn from her. Continue reading

August 30, 2009 More

The Odinic Pantheon – Preliminary ideas and a statement of purpose

In its resurgence over the past century Odinism has sometimes lacked credibility due to a tendency on the part of its adherents to refer to our deities in what can best be described as a literary fashion. Continue reading

August 30, 2009 More

Feast of the Disir

The Disir are the ancestral mothers, the first of each of our ancestral line. There are around 400 votive altars raised all over Europe dedicated to ancestral mothers. Freya is considered the ‘Queen of the Disir’ due to her fertility and magical qualities, but Frigga could very well fill this role. Continue reading

August 21, 2009 More