Archive | January, 2016

What Are Your Rituals Like?

Published January 4, 2016

The first great ritual of Asatru is known as blót (blessing). Historically heathen rituals were bloody affairs. Oftentimes an animal was sacrificed to the Gods or to a specific God in order to win favor for a good crop or perhaps victory in battle. At times other times of food were used as an offering, these could be various crops or even an offering of ale or mead. It is said that there were even human sacrifices, most prominently offered to Odin and that such offerings may have occurred at the temple at Uppsala in Sweden. Today, typically an offering […]

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