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Askr Yggdrasils

Askr Yggdrasils – The Ash Tree Yggdrasil

There stands an ash called Yggdrasil, A mighty tree showered in white hail. – Poetic Edda

Forn Siðr – Followers of the Old Customs

Preserving and protecting our native European culture as our identity is everything, the loss of identity is the greatest crime against self anyone can imagine.

Wyrd bið ful aræd – Fate remains wholly inexorable – The Wanderer (Anglo-Saxon Poem)

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Elder Futhark

Elder Futhark
Children being taught a runic alphabet (1555), from Olaus Magnus’s Historia de gentibus septentrionalibus

Elder Futhark

The Elder Futhark (also called Elder FuþarkOlder FutharkOld Futhark or Germanic Futhark) is the oldest form of the runic alphabets. It was a writing system used by Germanic tribes for Northwest Germanic dialects in the Migration Period dialects. Its inscriptions are found on artifacts (including jewelry, amulets, tools, weapons, and runestones) from the 2nd to the 8th centuries.

In Scandinavia, from the late 8th century, the script was simplified to the [...] read more

Essay on Wotan – C. G. Jung

Essay Wotan
Wotan leading ‘The Wild Hunt’ – 1899 AD – Franz Von Stuck

Essay on Wotan

By Dr Carl Gustav Jung

WOTAN

See also: The Wotan Network

[“In Germany Shall diverse sects arise,

Coming very near to happy paganism.

The heart captivated and small receivings

Shall open the gate to pay the true tithe.” ]

— Propheties De Maistre Michel Nostradamus, 1555

When we look back to the time before 1914, we find ourselves living in a world of events which would have been inconceivable before the war. We were even beginning to regard war between civilized nations as a fable, thinking that[...] read more

Ūruz – Ur ᚢ (rune)

Ūruz
Ūruz

Ūruz – Ur ᚢ (rune)

The reconstructed Proto-Germanic name of the Elder Futhark u rune ᚢ is *Ūruz meaning “wild ox” or *Ūrą “water”. It may have been derived from the Raetic alphabet character u as it is similar in both shape and sound value. The name of the corresponding letter in the Gothic alphabet is urus.

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The Icelandic word for “rain” and the Old English for “aurochs” go back to two different Proto-Germanic words, *ūruz and *ūrą. The Norwegian meaning[...] read more