Gothic Language Book Recommendation

For those interested in Germanic Paganism, this is an excellent source for poetry and devotional hymns in the Gothic language.

This includes songs and invocations to archaic forms of Odin, Thor, Freyr, Frigga, and many other familiar divinities.

Although these are modern pieces, they hold within them a genuine love and respect for the Pagan faith, something old in spirit and reminiscent of days long gone.

It is important that we honor those who carry the torches of tradition and wisdom through the ages; those who sacrifice their time and effort to bring gifts like this to us.

Art, poetry, and song are ways to ensure that aspects of culture and religion are not completely lost to time, as so much of the Northern European religion has been lost since the days of Pagan dominance.

More people should take up poetry in this regard, as through poetry, art and music, the Northern religion will prevail once again and the Great Tree will continue to grow back to its glorious primordial heights.

May all beings benefit from devotion.

Next Book Nearing Completion

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 excellent communication; its’ an honor to add another productive titan to the team.

Test copy should be in my hands in the next couple weeks, more info on that soon.

Hailaz

Runes : Video 3 – Introduction to the Elder Futhark Runes, Part.1

In this video, I will give a brief rundown of the meanings and basic interpretations of the first 8 runes of the Elder Futhark.

For more information about the esoteric and practical side of runes, you can pick up a copy of my book “Runes, Bindrunes and Hahalruna: European Sorcery and Divination” on Amazon.

Hailaz

*I have no academic credentials regarding any of these topics. I am a private researcher and practitioner of this school of traditional Germanic occultism and share information regarding my experience along the way.

Rune Ruminations

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Lords of wealth,

And Earthly stride,

Pave the way,

Where wagons ride.

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Drinking from,

Those robust horns,

Wild, merry,

Fighting forms.

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Building high,

Crumbling low,

Bushes prick,

Protect from foe.

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In the chest,

There lies a flame,

Howling wind,

Calls the name.

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While in motion,

Keeping wits,

Travel far,

On land or ship.

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On the wall,

The iron holds,

Illumination,

Of the soul.

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Equal arms,

And roads to cross,

Giving and-

Accepting loss.

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When one sits,

In total silence,

Peaceful sky,

And setting sun.

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A sudden change,

To rouse the soul,

Under toil,

Life unfolds.

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The lesson learned,

The wisdom gained,

From times of strife,

From times of strain.

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That which blocks,

Can also shine,

Stillness heals,

And also binds.

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Round and round,

The wheel turns,

Largest fests,

And wood to burn.

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High and low,

Our arms in each,

Up and down,

Is all in reach.

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Roll the dice,

Already known,

By the well,

There sits a crone.

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Alert to all,

Wind or squall,

Blood rushes,

Antlers tall.

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Sword of light,

Bolt on high,

Shine your rays,

From cloudless skies.

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Measures made,

And painful trades,

Wars to win,

And debts to pay.

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Silver, yellow-

Black and white,

To gaze upon,

In pure delight.

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Trust in friend,

And never foe,

Ones we move with,

Bonds that grow.

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Two wishes,

One reward,

Bridge of gaps,

Connecting fjords.

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Roads upon,

All things connect,

The higher world,

And darkest depths.

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Enclosed within,

A hidden space,

Seeds were sown,

Now taking shape.

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Holy home,

Within the blood,

Sacred space,

From fire or flood.

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At the end,

There shines a light,

Decimation,

Of the night.

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 focused, refined and crystalline sense of reason and awareness. Here is where all answers await, and where all questions of importance in time must be directed, as this is the only conveyer of truth, the eternal Self within all. This is the voice which calls the true seeker; drawing ever closer to its origin; striving to balance the earth and sky.