Odin

What you need to know about Greek Gods

The Greek Gods, we know about them. We read stories, we secretly laughed about Zeus who was always fooling around with girls. But do the Greek Gods still play a role in our life? Let’s explore. Greek Gods: Archetypes In the ’80s Jean Shinolda Bolen wrote a book called: Goddesses in Everywoman. It became a …

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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 27 2017, will be dedicated to Odin; The third lesson, starting April 3 2017, is dedicated …

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Odin: Ongoing Original Inner Wisdom

Odin is the Norse Father God. This blog is about my new online Norse Mythology course that starts March 20, the first day of spring. Odin the Father Being brought up Catholic, my young mind attached godly wisdom into the image of a Father God. This Father god, somewhere up high, was an old grumpy …

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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.

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.

Top books 2015

Since February this year, Mindfunda has been talking about dreams, mythology, spirituality and dreams. Looking back at the past months, this is the list of the best books I have reviewed. The Top books 2015 about dreaming, mythology and spirituality. Top books 2015: Lucid dreaming, plain and simple Lucid dreaming is a technique that became popular …

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Time Travel: tasting the future while dreaming the present

Lately, I have had several dreams about time travel. In my first dream, at the beginning of 2015 I was part of a group of people who demonstrated for their right to time travel, It was a high energy, very positive dream. Lots of laughing, lots of talking. I woke up with a very good …

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Well of Remembrance: what goes down must come up

The well is a familiar symbol in Myths and dreams. I talked about it with Ralph Metzner this month for a brand new Mindfunda Interview. Ralph is a psychotherapist, Professor Emeritus at the California Institute of Integral Studies, poet and author. You can visit his website grounearthfound here. Mythology always played a significant part in his life and he …

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Jim Morrison, rider on the storm?

I was re-reading Well of remembrance this weekend. In 1994 Ralph Metzner wrote this magnificent book. It tells you about how the mythology of Europe got integrated in America. You learn about Odin. Odin/Wotan was not only the one-eyed wanderer. He was a shaman. A changeling. He understood the energies of nature and could tape …

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