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Petroglyphs III

Heiðrún, the goat on the hall that stands, eateth off Læráth’s limbs; the crocks she fills with clearest mead, will that drink not e’er be drained. – Grímnismál 25 –

Petroglyphs

I greet the sun! Rising from the darkness, Rising in the day. From the Ginnungagap, Of Yggdrasil ash, In your light, the spire shall grow. In your darkness, the spire shall die. – Wardruna – Dagr –

Nornir

In Norse mythology, the Norns (plural “Nornir”) are female beings who rule the destiny of gods and men. They are comparable to the Moirai (also called “The Fates”) in Greek mythology. According to Snorri Sturluson’s interpretation of the Völuspá, the three most important norns are Urðr, Verðandi and Skuld. They come out from a hall standing at the Well of Urðr, the well of […]

Vǫrðr

In Norse mythology, a Vǫrðr (Vordr) is a warden spirit, believed to follow from birth to death the soul (Hugr) of every person. They are the force, the energy that keeps things alive.

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