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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Twintrack ‘Fornrít Fara’ To Co-Incide With “Haustrblót”

September 16, 2022 — As summer dies into birth, autumn and the start of winter are slowly born. To celebrate 🔥 the autumn equinox, Draugablíkk will release twintrack single ‘Fornrít Fara: Myrkrmáni Haustablót’ — just in time for when night and day are perfectly in balance.

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Ancestral Wisdom Is Timeless: We Are Like Them And They Were Like Us

People were ambitious and siblings argued over money and land. Marriages and oaths were torn apart by betrayal and temptation. What could go wrong did.

August 29, 2022 — People are people, and life is life. The ancient world was very different from ours, but it was also the same. Plague and war were part of the world then, just as it is part of our world now. What our forebears discovered about themselves living in that world is as true today as it was then. They learned to focus on what they controlled, did something about it, and let go of what they could not control. Hence, the past offers us all timeless wisdom. Read The Full Story »

“Midsommarblót” in the Ancient, Summery North

Midsummer goes back to an ancient celebration of the newborn vegetation of springtime, but Unlike continental Europe, Swedish Midsummer was always celebrated in summer.

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 »

The Archetype of the Warrior: Know Thyself

On your path in life, there are a few things you need to learn. What is your purpose? Only you can truly know you.

May 15, 2022 — When thinking of warriors, people tend to envision only violence. But fighting itself is not bad. The biggest question is — what is worth fighting for?

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Waluburg: When the life of Óðinn returned

Walk with us into the shadows to explore a nine-day long tradition to celebrate spring and the arrival of summer.

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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Bear in Mind The Potency of Gifts That Do Not Come Easily

The Norse considered bears sacred animals with powerful spirits. There are many (related) Berserker Rituals in the Sagas.

December 3, 2021 — Walk with us into the shadows and out into the light again. Does the spirit world exist? That is a big mystery to many. Everyone wants to know if there is life after death. The answer is yes.

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May Norse myth
be ever in your favor

August 21, 2021 — Ǫndskuggi’ from last year’s Draugablíkk album Verjaseiðr is one of the reasons why we do this, folks. Life is cyclical, like all facets of nature. But, linear progression, sacred or secular, is a myth — a deadly, dangerous myth.  Read The Full Story »

When swords were carried with conscience

What happens when a kingdom or an empire loses its warriors while becoming overly civilized, too wealthy, and so proud its rulers replace common sense with arrogance?

July 15, 2021 — From the time of the Huns to around the 700s AD, European warriors of Frankland (modern Germany and France combined, roughly speaking), Anglo-Saxon England, the Nordic countries, and elsewhere typically wielded two-edged straight, flat “Spatha” swords.

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Midsommarblót, Midsummer Eve

Apart from the winter holiday, midsummer’s eve is the biggest festivity in Sweden as every man, woman and child celebrate the longest day of the year — the summer solstice.

June 25, 2021 — Academia tends to push the theory Swedish Midsummer celebrations developed in Germany in the Middle Ages — and that Midsummer hails from a Christian holiday for John the Baptist that originally took place on June 24 — an outrageous interpretation with only a grain of truth, a clear attempt to hijack yet another heathen rite of ancient Sweden.

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