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In ancient times the Maidenschaft (Society of maidens) was organized in 4 groups, which are the Hexas (the lowest group), the Drudas, the Walas and finally the Albrunas. The Hexas group had as their duty the care and preservation of the eternal flame. These Hexas were also initiated into herbology and arts of animal-healing. [vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] The DRUDAS, however, provided service as...

Crows are brought up in the mythology of countless cultures around the world as they are frequently characterised as guides for traveling between worlds. In European folklore, crows were said to convene courts, pass judgments, and also execute guilty members. Connected with the Goddess’s death aspect, crows came to be perceived as evil or simply fearsome. In medieval days, finding...

Apart from gods or goddesses, medieval authors often refer to female guardian spirits identified as dísir and sometimes fylgjur. The conceptions under-lying these two kinds of spirits undoubtedly differed initially, however some of the later authors employed the terms interchangeably. [vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Reference is made several times to sacrifice to the dísir, conducted at the start of the winter season. The ritual...

The Hellirunar, Helrunar or Haljarunae describes people who ‘rune’ (speak, sing, whisper) with Hel/Helja, the goddess and realm of the underworld. “Hell”, in its original meaning is the hidden realm, the dark and foggy place where the dead and unborn dwell. The always reoccuring contradiction in everything is that Hel also means bright, shiny or clear. [vc_row][vc_column width='3/4']Often the term is...

British Intelligence and the Occult. One of those practitioners of the magical and occult arts was Aleister Crowley. Crowley is perhaps the best known ‘occult spy’ operating in the Second World War, and in fact long before. It is not surprising that through history occultism and espionage always have been linked. Undercover operations always need a veil of secrecy and occultists...

The Daily Mail published an article related to one of the Maier files backstories. An unusual collection of books on witches as well as the occult that was collected by Nazi SS chief Heinrich Himmler in the war has actually been found in the Czech Republic. The books - part of a 13,000-strong collection - were discovered in a depot...

In the midst of the thirteenth century, when outlaw gangs and mercenaries roamed the lawless region between the Rhine and the Weser rivers in Westphalia, Germany, the Chivalrous Order of the Holy V(F)ehm, a secret vigilante society, was created by free men and commoners to guard themselves from the bandits. At first, the resistance group had the approval of both...

The Rune Hagal signals a crucial change of energies as the Elder Futhark begins its second row or Aett with it. Hagal is the rune of a goal and confrontation with past patterns.  Its character is totally impersonal and it represents power mainly beyond human potential to harness. [vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] The Rune Hagal looks like hail. Hail shocks you with stinging hardness...