Jormungand, also known as Midgard Serpent or World Serpent in Norse mythology, is a sea serpent who is the middle child of the giantess Angrboa and the god Loki. Odin seized Loki’s three children, Fenrisulfr, Hel, and Jormungandr, and flung Jormungandr into the wide ocean that encircles Midgard, according to the Prose Edda. The serpent … Read more

Nine Worlds Symbol

The world tree Yggdrasill connects the cosmology of Norse mythology’s ‘nine homeworlds.’ Because the Poetic Edda typically alludes vaguely and the Prose Edda may be influenced by medieval Christian cosmology, mapping the nine worlds is difficult. The Norse creation myth describes how everything came into being in the space between fire and ice, as well … Read more

Thor`s Hammer

Thor`s Hammer (also known as Mjolnir) This emblem represents Thor’s power over lightning and thunder and is commonly found in Pagan religions with a Norse foundation, such as Asatru. Long after Christianity had entered their culture, the early Pagan Norsemen carried the Hammer as a protective amulet, and it is still worn today by Asatruar … Read more


Odin, the father of all gods, rides an eight-legged horse named Sleipnir in Norse mythology. Both the Poetic and Prose Eddas feature this powerful and magical creature. Sleipnir images have been discovered on stone sculptures dating back to the seventh century. Many academics believe that Sleipnir represents the shamanic journey since he has eight legs … Read more

Odin`s Horn 

Odin, the father of Norse gods, is represented by the Triple Horn of Odin, which is made up of three interlocking drinking horns. The horns play an important role in the Norse Eddas and are used in complex toasting rituals. The three draughts of the Odhroerir, a magical mead, are represented by the horns in … Read more

Hrunger`s Heart 

The Valknut, also known as “Hrungnir’s heart,” was initially discovered on old Norse stone carvings for the gigantic Hrungnir of the Eddas and is best known as the Valknut, or “knot of the slain.” It has been discovered on a number of stone carvings with burial patterns, and is supposed to represent the afterlife. The … Read more