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We need the bees, now the bees need us

-by Dan Coultas Heathens of Yorkshire recently donated £50 to support PaganAid's bee campaign, which is raising money for the charity...

Water-maids

This article is an excerpt from the upcoming book Heathenry and the Sea by Dan Coultas. A generally well-meaning form of water-wight is...

Deity of the Month - Sunna

-by Dan Coultas June is the month in which we mark the summer solstice, and despite a rather wet first few weeks I thought it would be a...

Debunking the Beard

-written by Dan Coultas, edited by the Chair of Asatru UK For many years there has been a recurring discussion regarding the right of...

Bragi

-by Robin Smith, March 2019 Bragi is respected as the god of poetry, eloquence and language. He is generally depicted as an elderly man,...

Jörð

-by Kristian Lewin-Petrov, June 2018 Jörð, a Vanir Goddess, is also known as Mother Earth and the main God to which I relate. It is...

Rune of the Month: Uruz

-by Saz Cockayne Uruz is the second rune in Freyja's aett. Freyja's aett is associated with life, heath and physical aspects. Uruz...

Deity of the month - Loki

-by Robin Smith We have had excellent articles on Loki in this group before that discuss Loki’s qualities as a trickster and a deity...

Kvasir

-by Toni Wilson, May 2019 Today I will be writing about Kvasir (the “wisest being”) and the mead of poetry. The creation of Kvasir Snorri...

Nixies

-by Dan Coultas, April 2019 Sometimes call the nicor, and known to the Norwegians as the nökk or fossegrim and the Swedish as näck, the...

Rán

-by Dan Coultas, November 2018 Rán is a Goddess who is very important to me, but also one who I feel is often misunderstood. I hope this...

The Ancestors

-by Dan Coultas, March 2018 This week Deity of the week will once again be a little different, as instead of one, there will be millions!...

Tīw/Tyr

Tīw - by James Batty, February 2019 Meaning of Name: Tīw’s name stems from Proto-Germanic *Tīwaz, which means ‘a god’ or ‘celestial...

Loki

-by Dan Coultas, April 2018 Loki, son of Laufey is arguably the most complex and complicated of all the Heathen Gods. He is a...

Hel

-by Saz Cockayne, April 2018 Where do I start? Firstly I think I should explain why I had to write about Hel. I became a Heathen a couple...

Thor

-by Dan Coultas, March 2018 Thor is one of the Gods most referred to by Snorri, and one for whom we have a large body of literary and...

Brigantia

-by Dan Coultas, March 2018 The Brigantes were an ancient Celtic tribe who's pre-Roman invasion Kingdom roughly equated to modern day...

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