Icelanders will soon be able to publicly worship at a shrine to Thor, Odin and Frigg with construction starting this month on the island’s first major temple to the Norse gods since the Viking age. Worship of the gods in Scandinavia gave way to Christianity around 1,000 years ago but a modern version of
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It has been five years since this figurine was discovered, but it has not received as much attention as some others, so we decided to give it a little showcase of its own. We introduce you to "Odin" from Lejre. Is it meant to represent Odin? We don't know. When it was first found,
Members of the Asatru society are hopeful that construction will commence soon on the building of a "hof" or a temple building in Öskjuhlíð, Reykjavik. The building has already been designed by architect Magnús Jensson but a building licence has not yet been awarded due to several remarks and changes to the design, according to
Originally Published By Meghann Meyers and “Navy Times”. Click here to read original. The Coast Guard carries out dozens of burials at sea in a given year, but one World War II veteran got a unique farewell. On Sept. 29, Station Atlantic City fulfilled the final wishes of service veteran Andrew Haines, a New Jersey
Welcome to the new website for Odroerir: The Heathen Journal! We’re really excited about what this website has to offer, and what it will potentially develop into over the next few years. So excited in fact, that we felt it might be a good idea to offer up an explanation of who we are and
Do those facebook groups have you worked up?
Wardruna is probably one of the best known music projects in Heathenism, and for good reason. Nobody else has yet captured the intense moods and atmospheres that Einar Selvik has managed to encapsulate within the runic concepts of Wardruna’s first installment, Gap Var Ginnunga. The music is ritualistic, ambient and natural sounding. The instruments used
With the imminent release of a 200 page journal full of reconstructionist themed material, we figured we would kick things off with a little humor.