So, what happens when we die? According to our lore, the elements that were given to us by Odin, Hoenir, and Lodur (see ch. 2) are dispersed and thus begin to manifest independently. The divine elements [önd (or Spirit/air), litr goda, our energy form (fire), and óðr, our mental capacity (water)] are separated from the
When Heimdall came to men, his desire was to help our people develop a civilization. In doing so he allowed us to understand a model that all humans will live by. No matter how we develop our societies, these models are always there, always in the background. People can create fantasies about ‘equality’ and utopias,
Excerpts from the book Odin’s Wife by William P. Reaves Odin is said to have at least two wives, Baldur’s mother, Frigg, and Thor’s mother, Jörd, as well as giantess concubines such as Gunnlöd and Rind. In this regard, he is compared to other Western Sky-Fathers of Indo-European descent, coupled with an Earth Mother figure.
When the primordial worlds have been formed, the Gods have sprung into existence, and mankind has been created. Midgard becomes populated and the destiny of our people is firmly established by the powerful Norns. However, there is still a somewhat savage state of existence, when our ancestors lived as nomads and hunter-gatherers, used stone tools,
In the Odinic faith no act is more sacred than the sexual union between a man and a woman to beget a child. This is the ultimate manifestation of the creative Spirit within us, which draws us to our mates, then forms a bond between the two, which will culminate in their physical joining where