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Why Myth, like music, will never reveal its true meaning

September 23, 2022 — Myth, like music, will never reveal its true meaning unless you embrace it with an open mind in good spirit.

To acknowledge this year’s Autumn Equinox, Draugablíkk has released twinsingle ‘Myrkrmáni Haustablót’ — as the equinox occurs today, Friday, September 23, at 03:03 CET. The numerology involved and the combined forces of nature and spirit are truly remarkable.

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“Midsommarblót” in the Ancient, Summery North

June 24, 2022 — The Icelandic Sagas tell how converted Viking chieftains sought to ban Midsummer rituals and replace them with Catholic celebrations. In more recent medieval sources from the 1500s, Swedish writer, cartographer, and ecclesiastic Olaus Magnus mentions midsummer bonfires. Those are no longer common in Sweden but are still practiced in Finland. Read The Full Story »



Waluburg: When the life of Óðinn returned

April 21, 2022 — Walk with us into the shadows and back out into the light to find out more about this upcoming Saturday’s Walpurgis night, the most important day of a nine-day long heathen tradition. 

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From Iceland to Mongolia: The Wild Horse Traits of a Viking Age Horse Breed

August 22, 2020 — The Icelandic horse is a small and sturdy horse breed that primarily hails from Norway, but was first developed in Iceland during the Viking Age. Read The Full Story »



Staying Alive: Health and diet in the Viking Age

May 2, 2020 — How did the Vikings manage to be almost always combat-ready when they drank A LOT and ate plenty of meat? Well, to start with, they only drank mead and ale. Some Jarls could afford wine if they had the trading connections to continental Europe or Kievan Rus’. Read The Full Story »


HERMÓÐR AND SLEIPNIR BRING WORD FROM THE FAR REACHES OF ÁSALAND.




HERMÓÐR AND SLEIPNIR BRING WORD FROM THE FAR REACHES OF ÁSALAND.