Temple in Iceland

Icelanders will soon be able to publicly worship at a shrine to Thor, Odin and Frigg with construction starting this month on the island’s first major temple to the Norse gods since the Viking age. Worship of the gods in Scandinavia gave way to Christianity around 1,000 years ago but a modern version of Norse […]

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February 3rd, 2015 by Anna

IASC 2015

The dates for the next International Asatru Summer Camp(IASC) have been published on the IASC Facebook page.   https://www.facebook.com/events/301264186718389/ The third triennial International Asatru Summer Camp is held at Vildmarksgymnasiet, Unnaryd, Sweden. IASC is a week-long camp of meetings, workshops, blots and other activities, organised by several asatru communities, including Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Germany, Netherlands etc… […]

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January 26th, 2015 by Anna

U.S. Army Adds Heathen and Asatru to Religious Preference List

In case you missed it, check out this article on The Wild Hunt by Heather Greene regarding the latest progress regarding the military and Asatru. “The U.S. Army has finally added Asatru and Heathen to its religious preference list after a five year effort led by the Open Halls Project. The Army is now the second branch […]

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January 24th, 2015 by Anna

Facebook Page

This site is now connected to facebook. Articles posted here will be shared on the New England Community facebook page automatically.

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January 23rd, 2015 by Anna

Big update

I’ve decided to overhaul the site and use the more updated wordpress as a CMS instead of the previous CMS(Joomla 1.0). Check back soon as I republish old articles and add new ones. Hail!

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January 21st, 2015 by Anna

Summer Finding

Summer Finding, also celebrated as Eostre or Ostara, is a time when we experience renewal and rebirth. The winter is ending and summer beginning, and we celebrate the spring. It is the time of the Vernal Equinox, the time of fertility and growth. The seeds have been blessed and cleaning commences. Truly an energetic time, […]

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March 26th, 2007 by Anna

What Am I?

Wounded I am, and weary with fighting; Gashed by the iron, gored by the point of it, Sick of battle-work, battered and scarred. Many a fearful fight have I seen, when Hope there was none, or help in the thick of it, Ere I was down and foredone in the fray. Offspring of hammers, hardest […]

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February 27th, 2007 by Anna

An Awesome Beauty

Wiht cwom æfter wege wrætlicu liþan; An awesome beauty angled the wave; cymlic from ceole cleopode to londe, The deep-throated creature called to land, hlinsade hlude– hleahtor wæs gryrelic, Laughed loud-lingering, struck terror egesful on earde Ecge wæron scearpe. Home to men. Her blades honed sharp, Wæs hio hetegrim, hilde to sæne, She was slow […]

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February 26th, 2007 by Anna

Gnomic Verse

I’m prized by men, in the meadows I’m found, Gathered on hill-sides and hunted in groves; From dale and from down by day I am brought. Airy wings carry me, cunningly store me, Hoarding me safe. Yet soon men take me; Drained into vats, I’m dangerous grown. I tie up my victim, and trip him, […]

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January 26th, 2007 by Anna