Alice Karlsdóttir has been involved in the Germanic Heathen revival for nearly 40 years, both as a student of Scandinavian and Northern European mythology and folklore and as a practicing Norse Pagan (Asatru). She is a Master in the Rune Gild, an initiatic organization for the teaching and research of runelore and runework, and has been a priestess in several kindreds. She has contributed articles to a number of publications, including Gnosis Magazine, as well as given workshops and presentations on runes, tranceworking, and ritual at various festivals. She lives in Houston, Texas.
This book reveals the personalities and powers of thirteen female deities in the Norse pantheon--Frigg the Allmother, wife of Odin, and the twelve Aesir goddesses such as Sjofn the peacemaker, Eir the Healer, and Vor the Wisewoman. Also included is a guide to tranceworking that will allow anyone to develop spirit-work relationships with the goddesses.
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