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Wotanimus
Saturday, March 12th, 2005, 04:23 PM
Independent of your spiritual or religion, who is your favorite ancient Indo-European or not god/godess and why? My favorite is Wotan for many reasons, one of them is because I think he declares the faustian soul.

anaktas
Sunday, March 13th, 2005, 10:33 PM
Loki and Thrym. Loki because of his remarkable ability to cause trouble and Thrym for his double-axe and for the idea to steal Mjolnir (which turned out to be a veeeeery painful idea)

:wiking

Wotanimus
Sunday, March 13th, 2005, 11:33 PM
Loki and Thrym. Loki because of his remarkable ability to cause trouble and Thrym for his double-axe and for the idea to steal Mjolnir (which turned out to be a veeeeery painful idea)

:wikingI see, the most of the national socialists we feel closer to norse gods. :valkyrie :nod

anaktas
Tuesday, March 15th, 2005, 12:49 PM
I see, the most of the national socialists we feel closer to norse gods. :valkyrie :nod

I am obsessed with Norse mythology (?)

[ Questionmark: it may not be a mythology ]

Mistress Klaus
Tuesday, March 15th, 2005, 03:22 PM
:-D Well Huntress Skadi of course. Hel, Freyja, Loki, (the) Valkyrjur, Tyr (though he bound Fenris...I have a soft spot for that wolf :D).

I find all of the deities & the stories behind them fascinating. There is a great sense of principles, common sense, bravery, wisdom and humour....as well as chaos, brute force, beauty...

Wotanimus
Tuesday, March 15th, 2005, 04:48 PM
North Selai, the eternal ice, the "dark" gods, the Sun of the midnight,the twilight of the gods, all these areas in the mist and the secret of the runes are charming my soul and makes me dreaming about them. And I think the ancient germanic- skandinabian mythology is a big inprouve that the ancient germans were not barbarians and in wilds ( with the bad meaning of these words ) or folks without culture, but people with true gentle nature and a great cultural legacy.
I think Wotan has a deep and esoteric balance and and that he is a true grandiose eternal god. And he is the most wise from every god in my opinion, because of his behavior and his achievements.

WarMaiden
Wednesday, March 16th, 2005, 05:14 PM
For me its Morrigan who is the goddess of battle, strife, and fertility. Her name translates as either "Great Queen" or "Phantom Queen," and both epithets are entirely appropriate for her. The Morrigan appears as both a single goddess and a trio of goddesses. The other deities who form the trio are Badb ("Crow"), and either Macha (also connotes "Crow") or Nemain ("Frenzy"). The Morrigan frequently appears in the ornithological guise of a hooded crow. She is one of the Tuatha Dé Danann ("Tribe of the goddess Danu") and she helped defeat the Firbolg at the First Battle of Mag Tuireadh and the Fomorians at the Second Battle of Mag Tuireadh.

While i like Norse Gods/ Goddesses i prefere to seek more knowledge in my own deities!

Wotanimus
Wednesday, March 16th, 2005, 05:28 PM
For me its Morrigan who is the goddess of battle, strife, and fertility. Her name translates as either "Great Queen" or "Phantom Queen," and both epithets are entirely appropriate for her. The Morrigan appears as both a single goddess and a trio of goddesses. The other deities who form the trio are Badb ("Crow"), and either Macha (also connotes "Crow") or Nemain ("Frenzy"). The Morrigan frequently appears in the ornithological guise of a hooded crow. She is one of the Tuatha Dé Danann ("Tribe of the goddess Danu") and she helped defeat the Firbolg at the First Battle of Mag Tuireadh and the Fomorians at the Second Battle of Mag Tuireadh.

While i like Norse Gods/ Goddesses i prefere to seek more knowledge in my own deities!At last a person who likes non-Norse gods ( hehehe ) . And at last I learned a few things about celtic tradition, I think it is interesting too.

Sifsvina
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2005, 02:09 AM
I often use the name Sifsvina (Sif's friend) Jotunkyn (giant kin), I should think that explains my most "favorite" deities:-) Sif is the bounty of the land, the harvest of the people. She is a comforter of sorrow's as she knows loss and sacrafice. She is the goodwife. Jotun are the old one's, the mountains, fire, ice, the earth is made of Yimmir's body, they are deep and strong and dangerously forgotten. I care much for Frigga, Mother goddess, keeper of the hearth and home. I have a careful working relationship with Odin, He is wise in ways we may not understand, subtle and terrible both. I enjoy Thor, he brings much joy and warmth. I respect Tyr, balance is lacking in the world, the never satisfied hunger must be bound, honor and moral standing is something to strive for. I am uneasy about the Vanir as I have found that Freyr in particular is not the happy horny God that most portray him as, no he likes blood! They are more raw, unrefined earth. But this is not a bad thing:-)
That is a brief overview;-) :valkyrie