Loki, a Loud Loser or a Lucky Lord?

This is a blog about Loki, subject of our third lesson in the online Norse Mythology Course. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE COURSE    The first lesson, starting March 20 2017 is dedicated to Freya, the spring and fertility; The second lesson, starting March Continue Reading

Trickster Gods: Tricky Ways to Discover the Self

Trickster Gods are tricky. They tease you, they obstruct your path, and when you look back at your life you see how much they have helped you.

A trickster breaks the rules. The Trickster Gods have knowledge beyond this world. They can be mean, but they always put the hero on the path of his life. Continue Reading

Yggdrasil: Tree of Life, Portal to Nine Worlds

The Seed of Yggdrasil explores the symbolism of the old Norse poems of the Edda, poetry, by Snorri Sturluson. Maria Kvilhaug treats the Edda as a parable. Using symbolism she tries to relate the ancient wisdom to modern times. Continue Reading