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Odin (Alfadir) : " Worship of Odin may date to Proto-Germanic paganism. The Roman historian Tacitus may refer to Odin when he talks of Mercury. The reason is that, like Mercury, Odin was regarded as Psychopompos, "guide of souls".

Norse mythology - Odin

Norse mythology - Odin

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Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

*Norse God* The core of Norse belief is the use and acquisition of power. The core of Christ is avoiding the worst excesses of power acquisition. It is hard to strike a balance here.

Norse mythology - Freyja

Norse mythology - Freyja

) Norse mythology - Freyja More. (They seem to think that Freya and Gulveig are the same person. Never heard that before.

The complete Icelandic staves / Ásatrú symbol series.  Each artwork is representing an element. They are presented here in the following order : fire, earth, metal, water, wood and air. The symbols are accompanied by stanzas of the Hávamál or Völuspá, written in runes.   You can find the stanzas in English and the names of the symbols on each individual post here http://avaluk.tumblr.com/tagged/pagan

The complete Icelandic staves / Ásatrú symbol series. Each artwork is representing an element. They are presented…

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At a distance you can make out shapes that imply the face of Odin- with a single eye. And up close, you can appreciate the Norse-style knots in all the shapes.

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Iceland Building a Pagan Temple Dedicated to the Norse gods (You Remember the Vikings -Thor-yeah those gods)

In Norse Mythology, Hugin (“thought”) and Munin (“memory” or “mind”) are a pair of ravens that are the shamanic helping spirits of the god Odin. These informants are two of the many sources of Odin’s prodigious wisdom and it is from this associated that Odin is referred to as a “raven-god.” Hugin and Munin are semi-autonomous beings who are simultaneously projections or extensions of Odin’s own being. In Chapter seven of the Heimskringla book Ynglinga saga, which provides an euhemerized...

In Norse Mythology, Huginn ("thought”) n Muninn (“memory” or “mind”) are a pair of ravens that are the shamanic helping spirits of Wodan. In Chapter 7 of the Heimskringla book Ynglinga saga, which provides

Hrímfaxi, frost maned horse of Viking myth In Norse mythology, Skinfaxi and Hrímfaxi are the horses of Dagr (day) and Nótt (night). The names Skinfaxi and Hrímfaxi mean "shining mane" and "rime mane" (or "frost mane"), respectively. In stanza 14 of the Vafþrúðnismál, the third poem of the Poetic Edda, Odin states that the horse Hrímfaxi "draws every night to the beneficent gods" and that he lets foam from his bit fall every morning, from which dew comes to the valleys.

Hrímfaxi, frost maned horse of Viking myth In Norse mythology, Skinfaxi and Hrímfaxi are the horses of Dagr (day) and Nótt (night). The names Skinfaxi and Hrímfaxi mean "shining mane" and "rime mane" (or "frost mane"), respectively.

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