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A Practical Heathen's Guide to Asatru
A Practical Heathen's Guide to Asatru

By: Patricia M. Lafayllve
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738733876
English  |  264 pages | 6 x 9 x 1 IN
Pub Date: November 2013
Price: $16.99 US,  $19.50 CAN
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Asatru Then and Now

From its pre-Christian beginnings to its contemporary practitioners, Heathenry has long fascinated people from every corner of the world. Written from the unique perspective of a Heathen gythja, or Godwoman, A Practical Heathen’s Guide to Asatru shows how to bring the beliefs and traditions of this ancient faith into your life today. In this complete guide to Asatru, you will discover:

  • The mythology, folklore, and historical sagas of Northern European Heathens
  • How to conduct rituals for birth, naming, entry into adulthood, weddings, divorces, funerals, and holy days
  • Practical techniques for meditation, trance-work, prayer, and working with runes and charms
  • Heathen perspectives on the nature of time, creation, worship, ethics, oaths, and hospitality
  • An in-depth glossary, index, pronunciation guide, and bibliography for further study

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