Trolldom: Spells and Methods of the Norse Folk Magic Tradition #ad - Trolldom, the folk magic of Sweden, and Denmark, Norway, has been practiced for more than 500 years.
Icelandic Magic: Practical Secrets of the Northern GrimoiresInner Traditions #ad - Illustrating traditional icelandic magical practices and the icelanders’ attitudes toward them, he shares original translations of Icelandic folktales about famous magicians, such as the Galdrabók, and about legendary grimoires, such as the legend of Gray-Skin, the oldest and most complete book of its kind.
These examples provide ready-made forms for practical experimentation as well as an exemplary guide on how to create signs and symbols for more personalized magical work. Drawing directly from the actual surviving Icelandic books of magic, Stephen Flowers presents a complete system of magic based on Icelandic lore and magical practices from the 16th century onward.
But in iceland the practice of recording magical spells in books continued in secret for centuries, on a scale not seen elsewhere. After initiating the reader into the grammar and symbols of Icelandic magic through history and lore, Flowers then presents an extensive catalog of actual spells and magical workings from the historical Icelandic books of magic.
Inner traditions. A practical guide to the magical systems of pre-christian iceland • reveals spells and workings drawn directly from surviving magical books from the 16th to 20th century preserved at the National Library in Reykjavík • Explores the history of magic in Iceland through original translations of Icelandic folktales about famous magicians and about legendary grimoires, the oldest and most complete book of its kind • Explains how to personalize the spells through the creation of unique signs and symbols based on the mythic names of Odin and Icelandic magical alphabets During the Christianization of Europe in the Middle Ages, such as the Galdrabók, many books of magic were lost as the ancient pagan traditions were suppressed.
Icelandic Magic: Practical Secrets of the Northern Grimoires #ad - The author also includes guidance on creating unique magical signs from the 100 mythic names of Odin, and from Icelandic magical alphabets, which he translates and interprets magically, symbols that connect Icelandic magic to the ancient runic tradition. Now housed in the national library in reykjavík, which represent only a hundredth of what was lost, these surviving grimoires, reveal a rich magical tradition that continued to evolve into the 20th century.
The GaldrabókLodestar #ad - This is a new translation and edition of the book of Icelandic magic first published by Samuel Weiser in 1989. The book has been out of print for several years, and this second edition includes a completely revised translation and the explanatory notes have been doubled. There are also a number of appendices which contain magical material from other Icelandic books of magic as well as spells from other Germanic areas.
The text consists of a substantial topical introduction that covers the history, theory and practice of magic in Iceland in the medieval and early modern periods. Inner traditions. This is followed by the translation of the Galdrabók itself with copious explanatory notes.
Futhark: A Handbook of Rune MagicWeiser Books #ad - Contents, introduction, 4 chapters, list of abbreviations, preface, .4 appendices, glossary & bibliography. Inner traditions. This bestselling classic book on Runes continues to be required reading for those who seek true knowledge of the mystery of the Runes. Thorsson's presentation of this powerful system is lucid and profound and provides a valuable tool for spiritual transformation and self-development.
Futhark: A Handbook of Rune Magic #ad - Runes are the ancient Norse alphabet used for communication, divination, and magical work. In futhark, their definitions, american runologist Edred Thorsson introduces readers to the 24 runes of the Elder Futhark, and mystic properties. The runic system of magic and mysticism is one of the most powerful forms of metaphysical thought available to the Western world.
The Nine Doors of Midgard: A Curriculum of Rune-workArcana Europa Media LLC #ad - The nine doors of midgard are the gateways to self-transformation and mastery through the Runes. Long out-of-print to the wider public and difficult to obtain, it is now being made available in a completely revised and updated fifth edition. The runic tradition represents a whole school of inner work as ancient as any other and with the added importance that it is the ancestral, path for folks of Germanic English, Dutch, German, or natural, and Scandinavian background.
. This complete course of study and practice has been used by the initiates of the Rune-Gild since 1980 The graded steps of the nine Doors of Midgard are the only curriculum to take a systematic and traditional approach to inner Rune-work. Through nine “lessons” the book takes the Rune-worker from a stage in which no previous knowledge of Runes or esoteric work is assumed to a high level of initiation.
The Nine Doors of Midgard: A Curriculum of Rune-work #ad - Inner traditions. Contents, list of abbreviations, introduction, 4 chapters, preface, .4 appendices, glossary & bibliography.
The Norse Shaman: Ancient Spiritual Practices of the Northern TraditionDestiny Books #ad - Yet at the northern fringes of Europe, Christianity did not displace the original shamanic practices until the end of the Viking age. She offers exercises to connect with the ancient goddesses of fate, the Norns, and introduces the overnight wilderness quest of útiseta for reconnecting with the powers of nature.
Woven throughout these exercises, rysdyk provides archaeological evidence from Neolithic sites supporting the long tradition of venerating wise women, grandmothers, and mothers in ancient cultures and the important role of female shamans at the heart of northern European shamanism. She explains the key concepts of Ørlög and wyrd--the two most powerful forces that shape human lives--and provides exercises for letting go of harmful behavior patterns and transforming simple knowledge into profound wisdom by connecting with Óðinn.
The Norse Shaman: Ancient Spiritual Practices of the Northern Tradition #ad - Thoroughly examining the shamanic rituals of seiðr, including creating your own seiðr staff and hood, the author provides step-by-step instructions to prepare for and conduct a seiðr ceremony, the oracular magic of the Nordic cultures, and explores the ancestral use of shamanic songs or varðlokur to accompany the ceremony.
Inner traditions. She explains how to enter yggdrasil, including the Norse goddess Freyja, the World Tree, to travel to other realms and provides shamanic journeys to connect with the ancestral shamans of your family tree, the very first shaman. In much of the western world, the indigenous pre-Christian spiritual practices have been lost.
Contents, introduction, preface, list of abbreviations, 4 chapters, .4 appendices, glossary & bibliography.
Encyclopedia of Norse and Germanic Folklore, Mythology, and MagicInner Traditions #ad - Complete with rare illustrations and information from obscure sources appearing for the first time in English, this detailed reference work represents an excellent resource for scholars and those seeking to reconnect to their pagan pasts and restore the old religion. More than a reference to the aesir and the vanir pantheons, this encyclopedia draws upon a wealth of well-known and rare sources, such as the Poetic Edda, the Saga of Ynglingar by Snorri Sturluson, and The Deeds of the Danes by Saxo Grammaticus.
. Contents, introduction, list of abbreviations, 4 chapters, preface, .4 appendices, glossary & bibliography. Destiny Books. He also dispels the false beliefs that have arisen from the Nazi hijacking of Germanic mythology and from its longtime suppression by Christianity. In this encyclopedia, claude lecouteux explores the origins, goddesses, and tales behind many gods, connections, rituals, folk customs, magical beings, and mythical places of Norse and Germanic tradition.
Encyclopedia of Norse and Germanic Folklore, Mythology, and Magic #ad - The author describes the worship of the elements and trees, and shares wild folktales from ancient Europe, details many magical rituals, such as the strange adventure of Peter Schlemihl and the tale of the Cursed Huntsman. A thorough reference to the many deities, switzerland, sweden, mythical places, dwarves, austria, myths, from odin and thor, finland, and england the legends of the norse and germanic regions of europe--spanning from germany and austria across Scandinavia to Iceland and England--include a broad range of mythical characters and places, and ancient customs of the Norse and Germanic regions of Europe • Explores the legends and origins of well-known gods and figures such as Odin, Denmark, such as the Poetic Edda and The Deeds of the Danes by Saxo Grammaticus • Examines folktales, and giants • Draws upon a wealth of well-known and rare sources, Iceland, Thor, magical beings, the Perchten, Norway, trolls, and magical beliefs from Germany, to berserkers and Valhalla, as well as a broad range of magical beings such as the Elf King, the Lorelei, Krampus, and the Valkyries, to the Valkyries and Krampus.
The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes Hackett ClassicsHackett Publishing Company, Inc. #ad - These amazing texts from a 13th-century icelandic manuscript are of huge historical, containing the lion's share of information that survives today about the gods and heroes of pre-Christian Scandinavians, mythological and literary importance, their unique vision of the beginning and end of the world, etc.
. Inner Traditions. Hackett. The poems of the poetic edda have waited a long time for a Modern English translation that would do them justice. Contents, 4 chapters, list of abbreviations, preface, introduction, .4 appendices, glossary & bibliography. Destiny Books. Jackson crawford's modern versions of these poems are authoritative and fluent and often very gripping.
The Poetic Edda: Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes Hackett Classics #ad - With their individual headnotes and complementary general introduction, they supply today's readers with most of what they need to know in order to understand and appreciate the beliefs, motivations, and values of the Vikings. Dick ringler, professor emeritus of English and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison Inner traditions.
Here it is at last Odin be praised! and well worth the wait.
3 English Translations - Journal - The Study Havamal: Original Old NorseHuginn & Muninn #ad - Each page contains 4 versions of 1 verse for easy reference. As it’s name states this book is meant for those in the Asatru & Heathen community who are looking to understand the words of Odin on a deeper level. The publisher has placed the stanzas on the correct page that corresponds with the original Old Norse.
It is a book not of dogmatism but of common sense wisdom passed down to us from Odin himself. Not only does this book contain the original Havamal “Hawamal” from the Codex Regius, but also three English translations to compare. Get together with your study group or work alone and dig into the wisdom of the Havamal.
3 English Translations - Journal - The Study Havamal: Original Old Norse #ad - The meaning of a passage will be easier for you to understand with the convenience of several scholarly translations right at your fingertips. The publisher has gone to great lengths to ensure the proper stanza is on the correct page even though the numbers may not line up. Not only is it good for asafolk but also for people who would like to know more about the Ancient European faith and the values our forefathers held.
The opposing page to each verse is a journaling page to write down your thoughts and make notes. A valuable resource that has been in need for a long time. Hackett. Inner traditions.
Runelore: The Magic, History, and Hidden Codes of the RunesWeiser Books #ad - In part one, what they mean, thorsson uses archaeological evidence to explain where the runes come from, Historical Lore, and how they evolved. Paganism. Reprinted with a newly designed cover, Runelore offers a complete picture of the Runes. Included are specific sections on rune magic and divination, runic numerology, rune poems, and concise explanations of the mysteries of the 24 runes.
Runelore: The Magic, History, and Hidden Codes of the Runes #ad - Reprinted with a newly designed cover, Runelore offers a complete picture of the Runes. Contents, list of abbreviations, introduction, 4 chapters, preface, .4 appendices, glossary & bibliography. Destiny Books. In part two, hidden lore, he takes a more psychological view of the runes and looks at the entire cosmology of the Old Norse to explain the role runes played and how they were used over time.
Inner traditions. Runework authority and author Edred Thorsson, explores the riddle of the runes. Combing historical lore with a detailed investigation, Runelore focuses on the esoteric aspects of the runic tradition. Inner Traditions. Hackett.
Taking Up The Runes: A Complete Guide To Using Runes In Spells, Rituals, Divination, And MagicWeiser Books #ad - Inner Traditions. Tolkien's lord of the Rings, this sacred alphabet is by no means a fabrication for books or movies. We discover that the real power of runes comes from inside ourselves when we find the wisdom and power within each symbol and internalize them. Although many of us first encountered runes in J.
R. R. Paganism. Reprinted with a newly designed cover, Runelore offers a complete picture of the Runes. Taking up the runes: a complete guide To Using Runes In Spells, Divination, Rituals, And Magic. Inner traditions. Similar to hebrew letters in the sense that each symbol contains a meaning that transcends its original function as a letter, flexible, the runes are practical, and effective symbols with a variety of uses.
Taking Up The Runes: A Complete Guide To Using Runes In Spells, Rituals, Divination, And Magic #ad - Today, the best known application of rune lore is divination: chips or stones marked with runes are drawn, cast, or laid out in patterns like tarot cards. Hackett. In taking up the runes, paxson delves into the ancient historical meaning of each rune and explains their contemporary uses and meanings. Contents, 4 chapters, preface, introduction, list of abbreviations, .
4 appendices, glossary & bibliography. Destiny Books.