It is the ‘original law,’ the karmic principle that forms the core of Odinist and all Indo-European morality. We have shown above that following the law is one of the three basic fundamentals of our religion. If you are to obey the law then you must learn and follow the most important of them all,
“The height of Odinic spirituality has always been the use and study of symbols and metaphors, which shall be explored throughout this book.”The symbol, whether it be an actual pictograph such as a rune, or poetic phrasing in the lore, manifests itself on so many levels for the observer that they very inspiration it brings
The Place: (Moral) Religions throughout the world have some notion of a realm of the damned, including the Hebrew Gehenna or Sheol, the Islamic Jahannam, the Naraka of Hinduism, and the Bhumis of Jainism. In every inception the idea is the same—to punish those who had violated the tenets of the faith. In the ancient
The god Ull probably belongs to the group of ritual gods. The facts to be drawn upon for the explanation of his character are firstly that he is called the stepson of Thor, and secondly that he is closely associated with a shield, and these two facts form parts of the same evidence. The first
A Clan, or Ætt, is established as part of an alliance using a proven method employed by many different organizations, where a probationary period of one year is required; here called The Year of Establishment. However, this period is not designed for us to simply monitor groups and individuals to see if they shall be
When you look into the mirror, what do you see? Do you see a vile creature worthy of scorn and hate? Do you see a monster consumed by greed or racism or apathy for the whole world? All around us different groups and individuals want to sell us their version of a guilt-complex. They want
” A cowardly man thinks he will live forever if he avoids the fight ; but old age will give him no peace , though spears may spare him . ” “ To his friend a man should be a friend , and requite gifts with gifts ; laughter with laughter men should receive ,
By placing inordinate weight on the words of Snorri’s Edda and paying insufficient attention to what the older heathen poems say regarding the fate of the dead, we have been mislead into believing that the gods did not judge their followers and that only warriors were rewarded for leading a virtuous life according to the precepts of heathen morality.
By Mark Puryear We are told that the fylgjas, who are tutelary spirits in the Odinic faith, are women who die as virgins and are thus led to serve Urd in this capacity. Their virginity is based on the idea that the family and clan must always be kept together, and since they have no
Therefore, if I am to have positive things in my life I must positively influence those around me. It’s just that simple.