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.
Spirits of the dead appear in many forms across Europe. One such creature, especially, features prominently into those tales, appearing in Norse mythology and folklore: the draugr.
Heathenry is not a practice of the individual. It is the practice of your family, kindred, and the larger community. Heathen, if it were a verb, could be defined as: To practice what is best for one's
In a previous article, we talked about the relationship that was just starting to be established between the Yggdrasil Ásatrú Association of Costa Rica and the Åsatrufellesskapet Bifrost of Norway.
The stories of giants and spirits, like Rübezahl, continue to flourish in modern hearths and ancient folklore accounts alike. With their continued presence, early perspectives can be formulated into