Artwork for the next rune book is finished and things are roaring ahead towards release. This particular edition will be part 1 of the next full-length rune work, infinitely more expansive than the last, covering the first 8 runes of the Elder Futhark. Many thanks to Ioan Eofor for the great work, speedy delivery and... Continue Reading →
Further Analysis of the Gebo Rune
Gebo / Giba / Gyfu G (geh-bow) Gebo is the rune of exchange and generosity; of gifts both given and received. Gebo represents the most important qualities in heathen ethics; balance, appreciation, and respect. Gebo, in this way, represents the sacrifice; a gift for a gift, a sacrifice for a sacrifice. This is a very... Continue Reading →
ᚠ: Lords of wealth, And Earthly stride, Pave the way, Where wagons ride. ᚢ: Drinking from, Those robust horns, Wild, merry, Fighting forms. ᚦ: Building high, Crumbling low, Bushes prick, Protect from foe. ᚫ: In the chest, There lies a flame, Howling wind, Calls the name. ᚱ: While in motion, Keeping wits, Travel far, On... Continue Reading →
Authority from Within
As the path of Odin, Shiva, Socrates, Lucifer, Buddha, and many others will reveal: authority, truth, and wisdom reside in our core, lying within us. Through the emulation and understanding of these most invulnerable and permanent forms, the essence of the Self stirring within every human incarnation, we get a glimpse into a higher, more... Continue Reading →
Irreplaceability, Mastery, and Glory
All men really want is to be irreplaceable. Mans higher purpose is to become a master of something… a professional at X, a genius on Y, an authority on Z. When it comes down to it, men want nothing more than to become irreplaceable. They want to know that no one can fill their shoes;... Continue Reading →
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Wisdom of the Futhark
ᚠ: Fehu is resource, wealth, and abundance. ᚢ: Uruz is oxen, pride of the marshes. ᚦ: Thurisaz builds it, and also destroys. ᚫ: Ansuz is wisdom, wind of the body. ᚱ: Raido is wagons, rhythm of seasons. ᚲ: Kenaz the torch-light, fire of knowledge. ᚷ: Gebo the crossing, of gifts between friends. ᚹ: Wunjo is... Continue Reading →
Second Edition of ‘Runes, Bindrunes and Hahalruna: European Sorcery and Divination’ Out Now!
Pleased to announce that edition two of “Runes, Bindrunes and Hahalruna: European Sorcery and Divination” has been published and is now available worldwide via Amazon. Personal copies have been ordered and should arrive in the next couple weeks. This version includes a new cover, new chapter covering the Younger Futhorc runes, new bindrunes, and various... Continue Reading →
The Draugadrottin Bindrune and a Brief Introduction to Vampyric Odinism
The Draugadrottin bindrune is used to venerate Odin’s form as “Lord of the Undead,” or as I see it, “Lord of the Twice Born.” This is a shamanic form of Odin; one that walks between the veil of worlds. Draugadrottin is a master of death, but also a conductor of new and improved life. Therefor,... Continue Reading →