Åctivate ꞇhe ℭrone

We have an evolutionary revulsion from slime, the site of our biologic origins. Every month, it is woman’s fate to face the abyss of time and being, the abyss which is herself. –#CamillePaglia   Being labeled an ‘old woman’ is, externally, simply the equivocate of a particular Age/Stage within life’s journey. Yet, being ‘old’ or…

₸rue ₭nowing, ℘art 2

What does it mean to truly Dedicate one’s self to .. well, anything? Today, the traditional meaning of words is obscured, or knowingly cast aside, perhaps forfeited to come-off as trendy; so that today, the adage ‘words have power’, too, has seemingly lost its meaning. What is a ‘word’, and what ‘power’ does it yield…

₸rue ₭nowing, ℘art 1

Some terms: Clairvoyance: The alleged ability to gain information about an object, person, location, or physical event through extrasensory perception (ESP). Those who claim to have such ability are referred to as ‘clairvoyant’. Extrasensory Perception / Sixth Sense: The claimed reception of information not gained through the recognized physical senses, but sensed with the mind….

Þree Þreads

The Gunas are an IE Philosophical idea. The word has a dual meaning: “string, thread” and “virtue, merit”. From their most basic perspective, they are known as: -sattva, ‘construction, harmony’, -rajas, ‘passionate, confused’, -tamas, ‘darkness, chaos’. These three are found in all things – from human nature to the cosmos. “First, in ancient time, was…

Ŋew Åge Ƒill-in-the-Бlank

Seidr is *not* ‘shamanic techniques’ (or ‘shamanesque’), yoga or feng-shui, organic gardening or ‘hobbit’ / permaculture housing, vision quests or Vipassana, crystals or Reiki, massage or ‘Celtic’ wisdom, or any Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist or Mesopotamian inspired ‘wisdom teaching’. A general characteristic of neo-shamans and would-be seid-workers, that contrasts *strongly* with traditional Seidbearers, is that the…

§eidr ♇hilosophy, ♇agan ♇hilosophy

Philosophy, Logics, Linguistics, and Metaphysics; Phenology and Mineralogy; the Natural Sciences and Zoology; Astronomy and Astrology; Herbology, Botany and the Temple Healers; Anatomy, Physiology and Medicine; Mathematics and Deduction; all, are Pagan Sciences. Today, where many bemoan a lack of continuity in Pagan tradition, there is (glaringly) a clear and unbroken line of influence from…

Ƒorn Þreifa ~ Ħealing ѴѴisdom ₸eachings

‘The English Hous-wife‘, 1615 CE, the title Page of Gervase Markham’s seminal collection and publication instructing housewives in all aspects of domestic life, including preparing medicines. Forn Threifa: Ancient Healing Touch, is not a new age or fanciful fiction, but documented healing techniques.  Individual households – family lines – each had its own body of…

Ønly Ŋoid is Ƒearless

Oh Mother Earth, Father Sky, Brother Wind, Friend Light, Sweetheart Water .. Here take my last salutation with folded hands! For to-day I am melting away into the Supreme Because my heart became pure, And all delusion vanished, Through the power of your good company! –Bhartrihari ~ ~ ~ Would You Know More, And What?…

§oul’s ℞etrieval

Seidr is an ancient practice, rooted, as I believe, in Shamanism (if not merely another word for the same).  And a Seidu is one who interacts with Nature to discern rede, healing, divination, story telling, ceremony, and rite-of-passage. The Seidu takes on as many roles as their clan and tribe asks of them; be it…

Ħidden Ӎeaning

  You want to know Seidr.  I understand.  You have an inquiring mind.  You want to have grace and might.  You want to aid and assist others you care for.  You want to realize your true potential.  You want to navigate life, and create effective change. First, you must delve into your Urlog/Orlog.  It is…

℞unes ɐnd Ƒinal Ɀ

Lets discuss the final z in Rune names. The Germanic  Futhark (aka: Elder Futhark) was used by Germanic tribes during the Migration Age who spoke a NW Germanic dialect. Commonly used today, it was extensively used during the 2-8th centures CE on everything from cooking utensils to weapons. Being an ‘alphabet’ it has characters that represent sounds used by its…

Ħow Дo VVe Ɨnterpret ₸he Lore?

How do we interpret The Lore? First, we must define ‘the lore’. Is it Norse, Germanic, Celtic, or Slavic? Is it: -Late or Early Norse, -Late, Early, or Middle Germanic, -Which Celtic Migration Period, -Early Slavic or Germanized Slavic? Using the World Tree as a template (an initial IE construct): I feel inclined to seek…