Úrarhorn

The Úrarhorn or “Aurochs-Horn” connects to our sacred cow, Auðhumla. She is the provider of sustenance who licked the rime to create the first God, Buri. Her milk then became saturated with this substance and thus became the holy Aurr by way of Ymir. When he drank of her milk he became so fertile that he sweated children out of his body. When the Gods killed him his flesh became the fertile soil through this act of drinking. This is a very important event in our lore and is

Heita and Biðja

It is important in our practice to examine and understand the nature of ritual and how its fundamental mechanics work, in order for us to be able to effectively establish a foundational basis for what we are doing. The idea here is that we use source material to develop both actions and words so that we create a sacred tradition linked to our ancestral ways, while giving us a proper spiritual course for today. The idea is not to simply recreate actions from books,

Gullveig-Heid-Aurboda

“The narrative of Snorri’s Edda is based for the most part on old mythological poems, in particular Völuspá (“The Sibyl’s Prophecy”). But there are discrepancies of one sort and another between the poems, and the other fragmentary sources about the pagan religion are either disjointed or terse and difficult to interpret. Völuspá is a collection of vivid poetic visions, and was probably rather enigmatic originally; in addition, it was in a poor state of preservation

Trúnaðarbók: The Loyalty Writings

The Norroena Society presents: Trúnaðarbók: The Loyalty Writings By Folcweard Lárġyfa With Foreword by Mark Puryear  Using the illustration of […]

Loki is NOT an Heathen God

This statement: “Getting hung up on the Abrahamic ‘good vs. evil’ mindset is counter productive. Good and evil weren’t even concepts our ancestors subscribed to,” in defense of honoring Loki demonstrates that Loki-worship is simply an anti-christian reaction and has nothing to do with heathenry. Loki is not a heathen god. He no longer is oathed to or living among the Aesir, and hasn’t since ancient times, according to the primary sources of information we have

On Cogfodas

Cofgodas: Glossy New Penates for the 21st CenturyThe Classical School of Interpretation In the 21st century, a new orthopraxy has […]