Heathen holidays come in all shapes and sizes. Depending on which specific tradition you practice, you may celebrate different holidays than the other Heathens near you.
It is the plant that inspires a holiday kiss beneath where it hangs. Its historic symbolism has been celebrated for generations. Associated with the Norse goddess Frigg, and the death of her son Baldr
According to Gylfaginning: Ull is the name of one son of Sif, stepson of Thor. He is such a good archer and skier that no one can compete with him. He is also beautiful in appearance, has a warrior’
In this series, we've explored the archaeological evidence and analyzed surviving popular texts about the pre-Christian religions in Scandinavia. It seems high time to turn toward scholarship which an
Given Heathenry's focus on using alcohol in our rituals and the focus on feasting (often with alcohol), alcohol abuse can become a problem in Heathen communities. Sometimes it’s a guest who’s high
It is from writings such as Sturluson’s Prose Edda, for which his chief resources were likely Voluspa and Grimnismal of The Poetic Edda.