Irminsul Ćttir is an Ásatrú
church organization, a voluntary association of Ásatrúar
to practice the religion, facilitate networking, sharing
of resources, developing educational material and
programs, fostering cooperation and the promotion of
Ásatrú. Lots of information about Heritage &
Religion with a well-stocked library on these subjects.
Also covers Language resources, Runic Studies and Seid
Magical practices. Extensive list of Asatru Kindreds
around the World and Gothar available for traditional
||Flight of the Condor / Shamanism It was a great effort to present this knowledge in easy-to-comprehend articles to you. Many (but not all) shamanic techniques are described. The techniques described should be practiced under experienced and skillful guidance of skilled shamans only and at your own risk.|
|| Ancient Finnish Myths -
Myths, Culture and feelings of the ancient Finish Folk.
Here you will cross over to the weird world of
ancient Finnish Mythology. "Finns have the power
of Darkness, Finns are Wizards" this was the cry
of the Viking Warriors who feared nothing........nothing
but the Finns and their dark Forests.
|| Order of the Northern Way
- Much has been said regarding Western Thought and the
Eastern Way. But what about the religious traditions and
practices of the North? There was a
rich fully developed pre-Christian European
religion thriving just 1000 years ago. The parts
of Europe practicing Teutonic Heathenry include
everything from the small Alpine section of Northern
Italy, thru the eastern and mountainous sections of
Spain, most all of France, up through the British
Isles and throughout Scandinavia.
||The British Museum: Meet the
With links to galleries, touring exhibition information, workshops, events calendar and much more.
||Historiska Museet- Sweden: Galleries
The Museum of National Antiquities in Sweden is
responsible for Swedish cultural history and art from
the Stone Age to the 16th century. Gallery of Vikings:
More than 4,000 objects bear witness of the people,
their lives and travels.
||Rosala Viking Center - Finland:
Galleries. Museum with picture
galleries and reconstructed Viking Era houses.
A traditional style music group which takes you on a
musical journey back in time to an era when the Norse
culture blossomed over the North Atlantic region, the
time when the Vikings were setting out on perilous sea
voyages from Scandinavia across the Faroes, Iceland and
Greenland to Vinland (New Foundland).
GNY-Nordisk Folkmusik Another great link to Norse folkmusic. Site is in Danish, but hey, this is (blood memory) Music!
- Yoik is the Sami or Laplandic Way of singing or
chanting. There are yoiks for persons, animals and
landscapes. The musical modus of yoiks is totally
different from what is known in Euro-American music.
Some say that yoiks are the oldest musical tradition
still alive in Europe
- All through the nineties
Hedningarna have wandered in the front line when it
comes to moving borders and renewing the Swedish
Folk and Roots Online Guide:
Folkworld's Artists of Northern European Folk Musicians.
Denmark, Finland, Iceland, and Sweden. With links to
each featured Artists site.
L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site of Canada - The reconstructions of three Norse buildings are the focal point of this archaeological site, the earliest known European settlement in the New World. The archaeological remains at the site were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978. Exhibits highlight the Viking lifestyle, artifacts, and the archaeological discovery of the site.
|Norstead: Viking Port of Trade created to take
history out of the exhibit case and place it in the
hands of visitors. Join costumed interpreters in the
dim light of the Viking-style Chieftain's Hall
and listen to mysterious Viking tales. Watch the
blacksmith forging iron. Step aboard the full-scale
replica of the Viking ship Snorri
Learn how the Vikings mastered the North Atlantic. Use a simple notched stick to measure distance by the stars. Shape clay into pottery the way the Vikings did. It’s in your hands to explore!
|Foteviken - Viking
Museum adjacent to a a Living History Viking
Village. There are many interesting ancient
monuments and sites in the area where The Museum
of Foteviken is situated. The
cultural heritage of the Viking Age is indeed
present in the landscape, surrounding the Museum
of Foteviken. This area was of great im-portance
to the Danish kings. As
an established Viking or member of a re-enactment
group, you are of course always welcome to visit
the Viking Reserve. You can come and stay whenever
|Adventures of Beowulf-
Beowulf, written in old English sometime before the
10th. century CE, describes the adventures of a
great Scandinavian Warrior of the 6th century.
Beoulf is the oldest surviving epic in British history.
|Poetic & Elder Edda - sacred texts, sagas and legend|
| Old Norse etexts Sćmundar Edda, and
much more. A good collection for study.
folklorists' server Haldjas
(fairy, guardian spirit), which was set up in 1995 by
the folk belief research group of the Institute of the
Estonian Language. Presently, the group and the server
have been incorporated under the Estonian Literary
Alphabet of Mystery. Origins, meanings, rune castings,
divination, how to make a Rune set, and much more on
Norse history and Mythology
| NOVA - Explore a Viking Village (video),
Secrets of Norse Ships, The Viking Diaspora, Wite your Name in
- A reproduction of the Book "The Swastika"
written by Thomas Wilson, curator, Department of
Prehistoric Anthropology, U.S. National Museum,
published by the Smithsonian Institute in 1896.
|Truth & Legend of
the Swastika- The SWASTIKA (or
Fylfot) is one of the oldest symbols still existing in
history. It is a sacred and prehistoric symbol that
predates all formal religions known to humankind. This
common heritage of mankind - the connection between
almost all developed cultures - could also be found in
Western Europe until the beginning of the last century,
as a traditional symbol for the highest knowledge of
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