A Practical Heathen’s Guide to Asatru

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Asatru Then and Now

From its pre-Christian beginnings to its contemporary practitioners, Heathenry has long fascinated people from every corner of the world. Written from the unique perspective of a Heathen gythja, or Godwoman, A Practical Heathen’s Guide to Asatru shows how to bring the beliefs and traditions of this ancient faith into your life today. In this complete guide to Asatru, you will discover: The mythology, folklore, and historical sagas of Northern European HeathensHow to conduct rituals for birth, naming, entry into adulthood, weddings, divorces, funerals, and holy daysPractical techniques for meditation, trance-work, prayer, and working with runes and charmsHeathen perspectives on the nature of time, creation, worship, ethics, oaths, and hospitalityAn in-depth glossary, index, pronunciation guide, and bibliography for further study