The Vitki follows a distinct path of shamanism where Odin is the great spirit and creator, the inspiration (Odh) that puts form to the chaos. The path of the Vitki is not a religious path it is a spiritual one. Religion constrains you to a set dogma, the Vitki is on a journey of exploration … Continue reading Defining the Path
I suppose the one thing that sets the Vitki apart from other shamans are the runes. As a shamanic tool it is remarkable what can be done with them and even when not being a shamanic tool. In the real world they are used as any alphabet would be for writing, but in the world … Continue reading The Runes
With the innocence of a child,I saw the runes and understood,I saw them sent,From a word to a deed. Burned into my soul,Sleeping a restless sleep,Till the dawn then awakened,And teacher was their name. The Wyrd carried me,Orlog guided me,Runes were my sails,The old ones the wind. Of Æsir I learned,Of Alfar I learned,Of Dvergar I … Continue reading Runelore
As an after thought to my thoughts on Prophesy: Aren't Prophecy and Divination the same thing? To me yes, but to some the differentiation is in the method, unaided, by dreams or in a trance state would be prophesy while a mechanical means such as the runes, bones or cards would be divination. However whether … Continue reading Prophecy or Divination?
The Vitki like all shamans are noted (and useful) for two main services: Healing, whether it be of people, animals, places or situations and Prophecy. I grew up in a world where prophecy was the norm whether by dreams, hands, cups, runes or cards, my mother was noted for her prophetic dreams and I grew … Continue reading Prophecy