The Present

Searching for those roots
to enrich and inspire us
on our journey through the Wurd

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Beyond Scandza: Rediscovering the Saxon World

When I started the “Roter Geysir” project a little over two years ago, my main focus was to bring archaeological finds and …

Heilung: new album and upcoming Europe tour

Since the release of their debut album “Ofnir” in 2015, the German-Danish-Norwegian collaboration around Kai Uwe Faust, Christopher …

The Nine Noble Virtues – too short-sighted!

This guest article by Damian Kirchdörfer was originally published in German and reflects mainly the contemporary discourse of the …

The Image of Yggdrasil from Överhogdal

The images of Yggdrasil on the tapestries of Överhogdal (Jämtland, Sweden) are undoubtedly among the most magnificent pictures of the …

Einar Selvik's Snake Pit Poetry

Einar Selvik, multi-instrumentalist and founder of the Norwegian Band Wardruna just released his “Snake Pit Poetry”, which …

A Conversation with Rudolf Simek

As an expert in the field of Older German Philology Prof. Rudolf Simek has contributed many valuable publications on Germanic and Old …

Icelands Ásatrú Fellowship is flourishing

The increase of membership in Iceland's Ásatrúarfélagid (en. The Ásatrú Fellowship) has already been staggering in the last one and a …

Heilung: first CD-release and upcoming shows

The danish-german Band Heilung centered around the tattoo artist Kai Uwe Faust is going to release its debut album Ofnir on CD. Nearly …

Human Era: A Calendar for the Whole of Humanity

The many shortcomings of the conventional christian respectively gregorian calendar – like for example the year zero problem – are …

The Pillar of the Nine Worlds

The city of Schleswig (Northern Germany) is home to a new heathen landmark. With its erection in August last year the “Pillar of …