The Feldgeister spirit of the land is one that features prominently into harvest traditions throughout Europe. It assumes familiar Germanic and Indo-European forms such as wolves, bears, goats, and do
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
Up to this point, we’ve looked at some of the modern attitudes toward the jötnar, archaeological evidence of religion in Scandinavia, and an interpretation of that evidence as it relates to the jö
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.
There's a theory that some of the diversity found within the Lore is a type of mythological rendering of the subversion and assimilation of earlier religious elements. This theory is based on an under
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.