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Gaut's Descendants: Gothic Religion and Culture in Germania By Aelfric Avery
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Gaut’s Descendants: Gothic Religion and Culture in Germania explores the religion and culture of the Goths and the Gothic influence on other Germanic tribes. Some of the topics examined... More > include: the gods and goddesses of the Goths; the rituals and magic of the Goths; Gaut, the founding father god of the Goths, his surviving myths and his cult of sacral kingship; the various influences that contributed to the synthesis of Gothic religion and culture; the nature of Gothic Christianity and survivals of Gothic heathenry in Christian times; how the Migration Age layer of Germanic mythology differed from the more well-known Viking Age layer of Germanic mythology; how the Goths contributed to Germanic mystical and religious concepts preserved in the Eddas such as the differences between the Aesir and Vanir gods; the substantial influence of the Goths on the legend and poetry of the rest of the Germanic world, especially in Viking Age Scandinavia and Anglo-Saxon England.< Less
Holy Rune Might By Siegfried Kummer
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An English translation of Siegfried Adolf Kummer's seminal Armanen work Heilige Runenmacht. Here, Kummer gives his system of rune exercises and practices in detail with full illustrations, many of... More > which have not been available in the English-speaking world until now. Also included are instructions for astral projection, rune dances, the powers of precious and semi-precious stones, yodels, how to do medial drawing and painting, how to heal with runes, how a rune-healer prepares for healing, how runes are associated with planets, astrology, trees and times of the year, the uses of many medicinal herbs, how to use the pendulum, how to make your own Armanen family Coat of Arms, and much more! A number of poems, several pieces of Kummer's art and some of his personal stories and experiences are also included. All of the illustrations from the original German publication of Heilige Runenmacht are reproduced in this translation. Now English speakers can discover the true depth of early 20th century Armanen practice!< Less
Holy Rune Might By Siegfried Kummer
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An English translation of Siegfried Adolf Kummer's seminal Armanen work Heilige Runenmacht. Here, Kummer gives his system of rune exercises and practices in detail with full illustrations, many of... More > which have not been available in the English-speaking world until now. Also included are instructions for astral projection, rune dances, the powers of precious and semi-precious stones, yodels, how to do medial drawing and painting, how to heal with runes, how a rune-healer prepares for healing, how runes are associated with planets, astrology, trees and times of the year, the uses of many medicinal herbs, how to use the pendulum, how to make your own Armanen family Coat of Arms, and much more! A number of poems, several pieces of Kummer's art and some of his personal stories and experiences are also included. All of the illustrations from the original German publication of Heilige Runenmacht are reproduced in this translation. Now English speakers can discover the true depth of early 20th century Armanen practice!< Less
Armanen Runes and the Black Sun in Modern Heathenry Volume III By Aelfric Avery
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This book is the third of 3 volumes about the Armanen tradition containing the best and most significant teachings, practices and rituals of the Armanen masters Guido von List, F. B. Marby, R. J.... More > Gorsleben, S. A. Kummer and others, including material which has not previously been translated into English. Avery explains many aspects of the Armanen beliefs and practices which have not been made clear until now and also works toward the continued development of Armanism to its natural conclusions. Avery relates the esoteric significance of the Black Sun and its place in Armanism. Avery also compares Armanism to modern heathenry and presents the Armanen tradition in a practical format for modern heathens, with rituals in modern English, German and Old Norse. Volume I contains the background and beliefs of the Armanen masters. Volume II covers the exercises of the Armanen masters and the complete curriculum of the Gothic Armanen Gild. Volume III contains Armanen rituals from the early 20th century to the present.< Less
Armanen Runes and the Black Sun in Modern Heathenry Volume II By Aelfric Avery
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This book is the second of 3 volumes about the Armanen tradition containing the best and most significant teachings, practices and rituals of the Armanen masters Guido von List, F. B. Marby, R. J.... More > Gorsleben, S. A. Kummer and others, including material which has not previously been translated into English. Avery explains many aspects of the Armanen beliefs and practices which have not been made clear until now and also works toward the continued development of Armanism to its natural conclusions. Avery relates the esoteric significance of the Black Sun and its place in Armanism. Avery also compares Armanism to modern heathenry and presents the Armanen tradition in a practical format for modern heathens, with rituals in modern English, German and Old Norse. Volume I contains the background and beliefs of the Armanen masters. Volume II covers the exercises of the Armanen masters and the complete curriculum of the Gothic Armanen Gild. Volume III contains Armanen rituals from the early 20th century to the present.< Less
Armanen Runes and the Black Sun in Modern Heathenry Volume I By Aelfric Avery
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This book is the first of 3 volumes about the Armanen tradition containing the best and most significant teachings, practices and rituals of the Armanen masters Guido von List, F. B. Marby, R. J.... More > Gorsleben, S. A. Kummer and others, including material which has not previously been translated into English. Avery explains many aspects of the Armanen beliefs and practices which have not been made clear until now and also works toward the continued development of Armanism to its natural conclusions. Avery relates the esoteric significance of the Black Sun and its place in Armanism. Avery also compares Armanism to modern heathenry and presents the Armanen tradition in a practical format for modern heathens, with rituals in modern English, German and Old Norse. Volume I contains the background and beliefs of the Armanen masters. Volume II covers the exercises of the Armanen masters and the complete curriculum of the Gothic Armanen Gild. Volume III contains Armanen rituals from the early 20th century to the present.< Less
Völuspá and Hávamál: Old Norse Text and Heathen English Translation By Aelfric Avery
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English translation and original Old Norse text of the Völuspá and Hávamál, the two most important poems of the Elder Edda. Aelfric Avery presents a literal translation made... More > by a heathen for heathens, with the translation beside the original Old Norse text. Avery's translation does not add or take away anything from the original text, nor does it offer the assumptions, interpretations and rationalizations that are found in other translations. The purpose of this translation is for heathens to be able to understand what the original text of these poems actually says and to be able to read the text in Old Norse and know what it means. Further, Old Norse words which do not translate well into Modern English but which are central concepts in heathenry are explained with notes in the Wordhoard. An Old Norse pronunciation guide is also included.< Less
Gothic Myths and Legends By Aelfric Avery
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Gothic Myths and Legends is a modern creative retelling of the surviving ancient Gothic stories and histories as preserved in the writings of ancient Roman historians and Norse sagas. These are... More > combined with some of the author's own narrative and poetry. The stories have been thoughtfully woven together into one long tale of the Gothic gods, kings and heroes. The story of the Goths is told in two parts: the "Gude Spill" or Story of the Gods begins with the creation of the world and the divine origins of the Goths, and the "Amale Spill" or Story of the Amali line of Gothic kings, as well as their Balthic, Longobardic and Anglo-Saxon descendants. Also included is a commentary on the Gude Spill which explains how the primary sources have been woven together, and an English translation of "The Battle of the Goths and Huns" from the Hervarar Saga.< Less
Gutiska Hunslastaths Razda (The Gothic Liturgy) By Aelfric Avery
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Gutiska Hunslastaths Razda is a Gothic heathen liturgy in the Wulfilan Gothic language with a modern English interlinear translation which honours the gods and goddesses of the ancient Goths. The... More > liturgy consists of the ritual practices of modern-day Gothic heathens which are based on what is known of the ancient Germanic heathen rites.< Less