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Research Articles

Nov

14

The Norns

Therefore, if I am to have positive things in my life I must positively influence those around me. It’s just that simple.

Nov

12

Ymir

By Mark Puryear “Out of the initial, savage stage of creation was born the first living being, named Ymir. The icy poison-drops from the rivers in Jormungrund met the warm winds in Helheim in the south (where Urdarbrunn is located) and thus formed the Giant. “There was a quickening in these flowing drops and life

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Nov

11

Odal Lands

In ancient Europe, there existed a tradition that played a part in our ancestors’ appreciation of the land. It was called the “odaľ and was so sacred that one of our runes was named after it (also called “Othala”). The odal was an inherited property or estate, passed on from generation to generation. It was

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Oct

31

A Cultural Connection with the Divine

Besides having a relationship with divinity, it is also significant to have a cultural connection to the deities of your ancestors. Think of this—only Western Christians celebrate customs that did not originate in their lands from their ancestral traditions, and only Westerners suffer from an identity crisis where they want to be everything except what

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Oct

21

October 21 , 2020 | Posted by Vernon |  |

An Excerpt on Germanic Law

“The demand for personal restitution, indeed, is not a thing that life and society merely acknowledge, it is the very innermost secret, the sustaining power itself, in the legislation of the North.”

Oct

18

On Divinity

If we recognize divinity as a part of the Spiritual Collective, rather than its whole, then we can grasp an understanding of the Gods as natural beings living within our reality and thus being subject to its laws.

Oct

15

The Oath Ring

Written by Mark Puryear Within every religion the highest office is always recognized as that of the priesthood. In our faith, Asatru/Odinism, this is no different and is called the “Godord,” which is the plural form of the masculine godi, a male priest, and the feminine gydja, or priestess. These terms simply mean “those in

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Oct

11

Yggdrasill

“I want you to imagine a tree, if you will, and how it can be an entire ecosystem in and of itself; its own little world that also connects to the greater macrocosm of its forest. Insects and other creatures live under its roots, which are fed by the nutrients in the soil. Squirrels run

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Oct

8

October 8 , 2020 | Posted by Vernon |

On the Elements

“We believe that the universe and its four basic elements (Water, Fire, Earth, Air) are eternal in that they have always been and always will be, they simply transform or appear to transform through a constant cycle of convergence and entropy, which some call the cycle of life-death-rebirth.” The Odisbook, Mark Puryear This cycle is

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