The Germanic ring-dance (or chain dance) was common over northern and western Europe for many centuries, and is still practiced in some places such as the Faeroe Islands. The usefulness of such a thing to me in ritual is obvious, and digging around a little we see that the practice has its origins in the… Continue reading Dance in Ritual
Lately I’ve seen a few blog posts and YouTube videos of a particularly reconstructionist bent going out of their way to try to prove that the pre-Christian Germanic peoples did not celebrate Midsummer. I think they vastly overstate the case, and I’d like to go through some of the evidence to the contrary. I did… Continue reading More Thoughts on Midsummer
A new video from Warduna has made its way onto the web, and it’s fantastic as usual.