Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Life is like a river; we are borne from the spring and flow through our life till we end our journey becoming one with the great oceans of all the rivers that have gone before. Many will see the natural progressions of the water back to the spring, but here … Continue reading The River
Defining the Path
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
Prophecy or Divination?
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?