Although it is a growing religion, most converts are coming from other religion, and with them, usually unknowingly, they are bringing with them baggage from their former religions which becomes entangled into Germanic cosmology which is eroding that cosmology until it is indistinguishable from any … Continue reading Germanic heathenry is under fire from within.
Lofn (“comforter”, “loving”) according to the sagas is a little known Goddess of forbidden love who blesses all illicit love affairs. Her name is pronounced “Loven” in Icelandic (‘fn’ is sounded ‘vn’). She is described as gentle in manner and as an arranger of marriages, … Continue reading Lofn – Little known Nordic goddess of forbidden love
Rune symbols were carved with a small rune carving knife (ristir) towards the very end of each lollypop style stick against the grain. The rune maker then blooded each of the twenty-four elder fuÞark runes in turn with his or her OWN BLOOD singing in … Continue reading How I work rune magic
In the old days, the ancient rune masters used stick/twig runes for one casting only and burnt their runes afterward. The keeping of a rune set for more than one casting first came into fashion later on, around the 9th century. The modern practice of … Continue reading How I work rune magic (Part Two)
One can always agree to disagree. It is still surprising to note the number of fanciful assertions that have been made about the runes by modern-day esoteric authors. Surely you cannot simply make up a tradition by inventing alien ideologies, or base your ideas for … Continue reading How I work rune magic (Part Three)
Germanic runes were during pre-Christian times carried in the minds of the wise women volvas, runemasters, or tribal chiefs. Nothing like the tabloid runes commonly carried in rune pouches or bags by modern rune readers. Magical knowledge of Germanic elder runes was certainly not common … Continue reading How I work rune magic (Part Four)
How I work rune magic (Part Five) The essence of rune magic lies in healing, not cursing, although there were curse formulas engraved on stone to protect the written runic letterings or the site from desecration. Two such examples are at Stentoften and Bjorketorp in … Continue reading How I work rune magic (Part Five)