Tag: rituals

Health and Spirituality – An introductory guide to policy and recommended practice for Odinists

By Eowyn OR

In cultures throughout the world, the vital link between health and spirituality has always been recognised; many- such as Buddhists- work with this link in their daily lives today. The ancient Vedic texts written by our ancestors contain much of this wisdom which unfortunately has been marginalised or lost to us as a consequence of our descension into the Kali Yuga aka the Wolf Age and with it, a great agenda that seeks to enslave us all. In particular, our folk have suffered as a direct result of embracing an alien creed, which sees the body and spirit as separate, the body often being regarded as little more than a repository of sin. Continue reading

February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments More

The Solitary Path

By Mike P AOR

I do not know the true figures, but I would hazard a guess that about 80% of the Odinic Rite membership celebrates its religion in a solitary manner. Which means that for the vast majority of us Blot and Sumbel are simply not going to happen – we have no-one with whom to share such occasions, no-one we can join in prayer or practice. Or have we? Continue reading

December 1, 2010 More

Let’s Say Grace

CHARLES LAMB, the gentlest and one of the best loved of our English writers, once wrote an essay on the subject of saying grace before (or after) a meal. The tradition is probably as old as our religion for it is really an expression of gratitude to our gods for the fruits of the earth and to the animals that provide us, often ungrateful and unthinking, humans with nourishment. Continue reading

August 21, 2009 More
Odinic Rite UK Folk Camp 2257

Odinic Rite UK Folk Camp 2257

Report by Asrad CG

Over the first four days of Fallow members of the OR gathered at Birchover in the beautiful Derbyshire Peak district of England for the OR Folk Camp.

We returned once more to this beautiful area with its many interesting sites and rolling countryside. Few places can offer such a wealth of ancient history within such a relatively small area. Continue reading

September 1, 2007 More