At the end of writing this, it became clear to me that many of the principles I have discussed are highly complex and may take several readings as well as external study to fully understand. I considered adapting the language to simplify concepts for the reader, but there is no simple way or simple wording that would do this nuanced and interesting topic justice.

C.A., author

Outside mirrors the Inside: Phallic and Yonic

The external appearance is always a reflection of internal nature, the reverse of the fallacious idiom that one should not judge a book by its cover. Extending from this premise, the inward nature of man and woman reflects, to put it as delicately as possible, the most noticeable distinction in physical qualities, IE the phallic and yonic nature.

The male tendency, mirroring the phallus, is to extend outwards from the origin to effect other sense objects. Its tendency is towards action, not passivity. It is unreceptive to outside influence and impenetrable.

The female tendency, conversely, is everything the male is not. Receptive, malleable, passive. It is receptive and actively welcoming of outside influence, mirroring yonic qualities.

As a result of this passive quality possessed by the feminine, women are more easily convinced by a charismatic personality or argument, rather than the quality of the argument itself. The feminine personality often finds statistics and figures inherently irrelevant and incompatible with their tendency to understand through emotion, which is by no means a negative quality. Just as men find sentimentality and emotional pandering tedious and irrelevant, women tend to find isolated statistical information repulsive.

Man gains fulfilment through enacting will. Men, as a result, excel in professions that enable their psyche to imprint itself externally and markedly. The highest of occupations for a man are as warriors, politicians, legislators, lawyers and judges, through which the male instinct to enact will is fulfilled.

Woman, on the other hand, gains fulfilment through others enacting her envisioned will. This is why women are very adept teachers, nurturers and in some religous traditions spiritual leaders, such as in the Norse tradition. Women, as a result of their natural passivity, make good listeners, but poor decision makers. Women excel in roles and professions in which they are able to invest themselves in a charismatic figure, enabling said figure to achieve their goals.

Purusha and Prakriti: The complimenting Male and Female forces

The metaphysical implication of pure femininity and pure masculinity is explored in the Hindu Vedas, Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita. Purusha is conceived as the purely masculine quality, Prakriti as the purely feminine quality.

Purusha is the energy which lies beneath nature, like a coiled spring, and which provides the force that can be guided through Prakŗti to enact will. Ergo, rather than the masculine energy impelling action, masculinity is action itself. Masculinity is action, femininity is passivity which concentrates action into reason.

As a result of the binary qualities and their balance within each human being, this explains the tendency towards “careful types”, people such as chefs, artists, craftsmen, etc to seem at times feminine. Any action which requires finesse, refinement or delicateness, through the principle of Prakrti, is a feminine task by nature, for it requires action to be channeled by natural rules and controlled.

Without woman, man is a wild untamed creature, pure will and energy with nothing to attach itself to, again, like a phallus. Conversely, without man, woman is a lost puppy, longing for a source of wild will to embrace and to establish rules upon, and for this wild will to impregnate natural principles to produce action. Ergo, this process mirrors the yonic qualities and together, the phallic and the yonic qualities, the masculine and feminine qualities, combine together to produce everything that exists that we experience, otherwise known as the “sense objects”, the metaphorical offspring of masculine and feminine.

In Havamal, a poem recounted within Snorri Sturluson’s Poetic Edda, Óðinn tells that he stabbed himself with a spear and hung on a tree for nine nights, not eating or drinking, in order to attain the knowledge of the runes which are
gifted to him by various characters from the races of men, elves, dwarves and Jottun.

This is a passage that originally caused me great confusion and cost a great amount of Óð, energy, to decode. This expenditure of effort is not at all, however, a bad thing as the staff attainment of knowledge tastes most sweet when it feels deserved and an individual who cannot decode knowledge independently is not capable of any more than imitation of what came before. In saying this, and in the spirit of the philosophy “seek and your shall find”, I believe it appropriate to bolster the limited resources available for decoding the mythology and elaborating on scant information I have found elsewhere, compiling it into something more readable and cohesive, and to help you to help yourself.

“Wait, is that a picture of Gan…”
No, it isn’t, its a picture of  Óðinn, but pagan mythology
heavily inspired the writings of Mr Tolkien. Nearly all of the
characters in Tolkien’s books have similair names to those found
in pagan religion somewhere or another.

There are many different views over such a short passage, ranging from one extreme to another and encompassing a variety of topics; I have read interpretations of this text in which Óðinn is referred to as a kind of pagan ascetic who tortures himself purposefully to come closer to death and thus have a kind of “near death experience”. As much as I admire the creativity of such an interpretation, I believe this interpretation to be no more than coincidental in regards to the original meaning of the text. I will here present my own view, which is subject to change if I find another alternative to be more likely.

So, what is Óðinn’s ‘hanging really all about? Here is an extract from the relevant text in Old Norse and then modern English:

Snorri’s Poetic Edda, Havamal 137-138:

Old Norse:

Veit ec at ec hecc vindga meiði anetr allar nío,geiri vndaþr oc gefinn Oðni,sialfr sialfom mer,a þeim meiþi, er mangi veit, hvers hann af rótom renn.Við hleifi mic seldo ne viþ hornigi,nysta ec niþr,nam ec vp rvnar,opandi nam,fell ec aptr þaðan.


I understand that I hung on the windy tree, Hung there for a full nine nights; With the spear I was wounded, and offered I was, to Óðinn, myself to myself, On the tree that none may know what root beneath it runs. None made me happy with a loaf or horn,And there below I looked;I took up the runes, shrieking I took them, And forthwith back I fell.

Beginning with etymology:

As I will make abundantly clear in every article I write which focuses on mythology and religion, I want to ensure that you the reader have a substantial understanding of the etymology, the origin of the terms used within our religion, before we begin to piece together the myths themselves, as without the correct tools, one cannot possibly build the structure that they wish to. Here are a lit of etymologies of terms we will need in this article:

Óðinn: Willpower/Spirit, or more accurately “will in action/will in movement”. The word Óð means the soul.

Yggdrasil: Yggr (deathly/sleepy), drosull (steed).
Dwarf: From proto-Germanic *dweurg, meaning “deceiver”.
Elf: from proto Indo European *althaz, meaning “pure”.
Jotunn: From proto Indo European *etunaz, meaning “of large appetite”.
Asgard: From As, meaning “spirit”, and Gard, meaning “home”
Dvalin: Idleness, lack of action

Daïn: Death or deep sleep
Bölþorn: meaning “thorn of misfortune” is the maternal grandfather of Óðinn.
Asviđr: From As, meaning spirit, and vidr, meaning “forest”, “tree” or “woodland”.

The main message behind Óðinn’s hanging:

The tree of life represents the female placenta, the organ that grows within a woman during pregnancy which has veins that spread out in the shape of an Oak. Óðinn represents the spirit, the life force, the enduring energy which permeates all of humanity and is actualized through will; it is similar to the Hindu concept of Prana. The word Óð even means the energy of the self. Ergo, in the poem Havamal, the spirit recounts its torture on the tree, the placenta, on which it hangs for nine long days, the nine months of pregnancy.

“Myself to myself” of course refers to the sense of circular time within pre-Christian theology and central Heathen tenet of reincarnation. Óðinn, or the figure who manifests as him and writes this poem (acting almost as a Messiah figure) is recounting the events of his former life, and how the will of Spirit, translated as Óðinn, is spent in each life on Yggdrasil, the spiritual tree, before it returns

Óðinn also recounts that he has been here before, that he will learn the runes, drink from Oðroerir (the “soul stirrer” symbolised by a cup of mead but likely representing breast milk) and then he will slip back again into darkness, a continual process that extends as far as we know. Odinn was hanging on the tree, the placenta, for nine nights. Notice that it does not say “days and nights”? This is because in the darkness of the womb there is nothing but night, and a healthy pregnancy lasts for a full nine months on the tree.

The spear represents the umbilical chord which is “stabbed” through the unborn child while it is on the tree. During pregnancy, a child does not consume food or drink, and hence is “not provided with a loaf or horn”. Shrieking into life, the newly born child takes the runes (Rune translating into English loosely as “spell” or “secret”) as they learn throughout their life.

Finally, the stanza ends by saying “forthwith back, I fell” to symbolise that once the runes (life skills and wisdom) are learnt, Óðinn, the spirit, returns back to the womb and the process begins again.

Snorri’s Poetic Edda, Havamal, 139-142:

The placenta, tree of life, Yggdrasil.
Complete with Gungnir spear (umbilical chord)

Nine mighty songs I learned from the great
son of Bölþorn, Bestla’s father;
I drank a measure of the wondrous mead,
with the Soulstirrer’s drops I was showered.

Ere long I bare fruit, and throve full well,
I grew and waxed in wisdom;
word following word, I found me words,
deed following deed, I wrought deeds.

Hidden Runes shalt thou seek and interpreted signs,
many symbols of might and power,
by the great Singer painted, by the high Powers fashioned,
graved by the Utterer of gods.

For the Æsier engraved Óđinn, for elves engraved Daïn,
Dvalin the dawdler for dwarfs,
Ásviðr for Jötunns, and I myself,
engraved some for the sons of men.

Some “scholars” have suggested that the the brother of Bestla whom Ódinn learns from is Mimir, Odinn’s bodyless uncle who lives at the bottom of Yggdrasil. However, the idea that the brother of Bestla whom Óðinn learns from could be Mimir is ridiculous when a basic study of the genealogy is employed. Mimir is the brother of Borr, Óðinn’s father, and thus is Óðinn’s uncle on his father’s side, so how then could he also be Óðinn’s uncle on his mother’s side? This hypothesis is completely nonsensical.

Though subject to change, it is my personal hypothesis that since the name Bestla comes from the word “bark” and that the bark is the daughter of the thorn, Óðinn (the spirit) learns nine important lessons from nature itself, and also drinks the mead known as Óðroerir, “soul stirrer”, which I hypothesise to refer to breast milk drank in the younger years when the spirit returns to life.

Throughout his life, the speaker bears spiritual fruit and blossoms like the tree that he learnt from, symbolised by Bölþorn. All human beings, at least in pagan times, were encourage to think of themselves as a tree, continually growing and branching out into new direction and bearing fruit for the nourishment of others. “Word following word”, IE learning from the words of others, the speaker wrought words of his own, “deed following deed”, IE learning from the actions of others, the speaker learns action.

Stanza 141 commands the reader to seek out secrets and hidden signs in order to improve their knowledge throughout life. 

In Stanza 142, as I will continually keep making extremely clear, utilisation of the etymology to find the root concepts behind the scripture again becomes extremely important, as well as a prior readjng of the material I wrote in article 10 about the chakras, Kundalini and Yggdrasil. 
One of the words for dwarf in Norse is svartalf, meaning dark elf. They live in Svartalfheimr near the bottom of Yggdrasil, meaning at a basic level of human consciousness, unlike the white elves, the dark elves/dwarves are ugly, swarthy and decrepid and are continually fixated with riches; the proto-Germanic root word *dweurg is hypothesises to mean “deceivers” and indeed sleep disturbances in the middle ages were often attributed to the behaviours of dwarves.

Freyja with the dwarves, the astral Untermenschen.
In Norse mythology, dwarves are nearly always
portrayed negatively, the idea of dwarves as having
overly positive characteristics was more or less invented
by J.R.R. Tolkien, who although portraying them as
stubborn and rude, portrayed them as reliable, strong
and courageous, traits not attributed in the original

I don’t wish to elaborate on the racialist aspects of heathenry in this article but will cover it in depth in future as it will become tangential.

So, as understanding the different realms on Yggdrasil/in life not merely as the placenta but as realms of consciousness, the dwarves symbolise those who live on a lower level of self actualisation, with the elves and Vanir displaying good levels of righteousness, and the Æsir being completely righteous living in Asgard/enlightenment.
The runes (synonymous with the Gunas, spiritual properties in Hinduism) that the soul learns are taken from each of the realms of consciousness or from each race of beings, symbolising that throughout life we acquire both virtues and weaknesses. From the dwarves, the metaphysical Untermenschen, comes Dvalin, which translates as an inability or unwillingness to act, an aimless inactivity. Although the runes/skill provided by inactivity/Dvalin are not in of themselves negative, they are of a much poorer spiritual quality than the others but are still gifts. From the elves, who are mostly virtuous, Óđinn is granted runes by Daïn, which translates as restfulness/sleep or even death, or at the very must subtle it ought to mean a state in which one feels dead but is not. 
The gift of sleep is considered good, and why should it not be? Have you ever had a dream that gave you new ideas, jnspiration or expanded the way that you think, IE your consciousness? We all have and so did our ancestors who wrote Havamal. 
Finally, the Jötunn Ásviðr provides Óðinn with knowledge; it is quite possibly the same giant that is Bestla’s uncle from earlier in the poem whom Óðinn learns songs from. Again, we must delve into the etymology. Ás, singular of God or spirit, and viðr, which means forest. The greatest gifts of knowledge that the soul received were the gifts of the spirit of the forest, which is interesting, as Jotunheimir, the realm of the giants, is to be found on the same level of Yggdrasil as Svartalfheim, which may warrant a deeper dissection of the metaphysics in later articles. 
To finish, the author grants that he has in his life carved runes of his own for the sons of men, which we all should,and I hope I am doing now.

Additional subliminal meanings (to be expanded in later articles):

As we touched upon in Article 9, the tree Yggdrasil is likely also, as well as symbolising the placenta, an elegant metaphor for the Kundalini, the electromagnetic system that dictates human thought and emotion. One can be said to move further up the tree (tree of knowledge) as one approaches enlightenment and purity (the word Elf coming from *altaz, meaning white or pure).

Logically speaking, for an individual to hang themselves from a tree they must first reach the top of this tree, IE complete enlightenment and purity, which is symbolised through Asgard. To complete the process of reaching the very top of the tree, Odin, the will and power of the spirit must be sacrificed, meaning symbolically that enlightenment is attained through the death of the spirit or the Óð.

Óðinn is more or less synonymous with the Hindu concept of Prana, and the Germanic word for willpower and life force was Óð.

The World Tree in other religious traditions:

Norse paganism is not the only pre-Christian tradition to utilise the symbolism of the world tree as a representation of planes of consciousness within the Universe/Brahman. It is also found within Hinduism as the holy fig tree Asvattha:

Yama while instructing Naciketa describes the eternal Asvattha tree with its root upwards and branches downwards, which is the pure immortal Brahman, in which all these worlds are situated, and beyond which there is nothing else (Katha Upanishad Verse

Katha Upanishad, sixth Valli, verse 1:

This ancient Aswattha tree has its root above and branches below. That is pure, That is Brahman, That alone is called the Immortal. All the worlds rest in That. None goes beyond That. This verily is That. This verse indicates the origin of the tree of creation (the Samsara–Vriksha), which is rooted above in Brahman, the Supreme, and sends its branches downward into the phenomenal world. Heat and cold, pleasure and pain, birth and death, and all the shifting conditions of the mortal realm–these are the branches; but the origin of the tree, the Brahman, is eternally pure, unchanging, free and deathless. From the highest angelic form to the minutest atom, all created things have their origin in Him. He is the foundation of the universe. There is nothing beyond Him.

Krishna tells us that the Asvattha tree having neither end nor beginning nor stationariness whatsoever has its roots upwards and branches downwards whose branches are nourished by the Gunas and whose infinite roots spread in the form of action in the human world which though strong are to be cut off by the forceful weapon of detachment to seek the celestial abode from which there is no return:

Bhagavad Gita, chapter 15, verse 1 to 4:

In the original Sanskrit:

çrî bhagavån uvåca –
ürdhva-mülam adha˙ çåkham açvatthaµ pråhur avyayam
chandåµsi yasya par√åni yas taµ veda sa vedavit

adhaç cordhvaµ pras®tås tasya çåkhå
gu√a-prav®ddhå vißaya-pravålå˙
adhaç ca mülåny-anusantatåni
karmånubandhîni manußya-loke

na rüpam asyeha tathopalabhyate
nånto na cådir na ca samprati߆hå
açvattham enaµ suvirü∂ha-mülaµ
asa∫ga-çastre√a d®∂hena chittvå
tata˙ padaµ tat parimårgitavyaµ
yasmin gatå na nivartanti bhüya˙
tam eva cådyaµ purußaµ prapadye
yata˙ prav®tti˙ pras®tå purå√î


Bhagavan Shri Krishna said: It has been told that there is an imperishable banyan tree that has its roots above, its branches below and its leaves are the Vedic mantras. One who knows this tree is the knower of the Vedas.

Some branches of this tree spread upwards and others grow downwards, nourished by the modes of nature. The twigs on the tree are the sense-objects, and the roots that extend downwards reach the human plane and are the cause of the binding activities of human society. [IE Nifelheim/Hel are not places, but facets of the unconscious mind and /or the c

The form of this tree cannot be perceived in this world. Indeed, none can fully comprehend where the tree begins, where it ends, or where its foundation lies. One must cut down this strong-rooted banyan tree with the weapon of detachment and search out that place from which, once having gone, one never returns. One must take shelter of the Supreme Person, from whom all things have originated from time immemorial.

Hungarian religion:

In Hungarian shamanism, the tree Égig érő fa. The Égig érő fa is the tree which contains nine realms which can only be accessed by the shamans

The Hungarian religion is also the foundation of the “Princess in the Tower” fairy-tale stories that all European children have grown up on. In the original tales, which were devised thousands of years ago, the princess was in actuality held captive by a dragon in a tree, not a tower. As we understand from comparative mythology, the symbolism of the snake or dragon is found all over, including in the Jewish myth of the Garden of Eden, in which Eve is also tempted by a dragon/snake in a tree.

Therefore, it is easy to see that the dragon that lives within the world tree and kidnaps the princess is symbolic of unrighteousness and sin, and that the world tree can represent the various ways in which that human spirit can express itself and branch out in numerous directions.

The Tree within paganism: Infinite interpretation and significance

If one fails to understand the significance of a symbolic interpretation of pre-Christian religion, that person has failed to attain any knowledge from the myths, runes and texts. By all means, you can continue to believe either that Odin is not real in that his essence is insignificant, or that Odin is real, in that he physically exists or even that he exists as a distinctive consciousness; both of these conclusions are incorrect, and herein lies the wisdom of paganism, which lies within the subtlety of interpretation and understanding, and within a careful study of the riddles set forward by our ancestors in the distant past.

There is so much significance behind the tree itself that it warrants the writing of an entire tome, something I intend to do when time and sufficient understanding permits me to do so. The symbolism of the tree can be found everywhere in nature, from the branched-shaped veins which carry the life fluid (blood) around our vessel of consciousness to the “family tree” which for each of us comprises our origin and history, and the lives (genes) that have lived before in the body of our ancestors, which ties in with the philosophy of Oðalism advocated by the venerable Varg Vikernes, who I owe much to in my personal journey.

For an excellent and thorough article purely on the significance of the tree itself, and anything and everything the tree religiously symbolizes, please take the time to read this excellent article on Jungian Genealogy:

If you have an interesting and unique interpretatation of the significance of Yggdrasil within paganism or in fact any trees, I would be fascinated to hear from you in the comments below. I will continue writing if you continue reading.

Stay strong, stay righteous, stay holy, stay Óðinn.

Óðinn á yðr alla! Sieg heil zum Óðinn!

Today I wanted to write a quick article giving an overview of the purpose of the Norse God Heimdallr, his symbolism and significance and how the rainbow bridge, Bifröst, that Heimdallr guards relates to similair ideas within tantric Buddhism, Yoga and Indian paganism, AKA Hinduism. 

For those unfamiliar with the myths surrounding the God Heimdallr, he is a norse God who is now unfortunately not well known as most of the poems and prose that was directed towards him has been lost to time or more likely actively destroyed by Shabbat Goy Christians. 

In Norse mythology, there are 9 realms (dimensions of spacetime) within our universe, only one of which we reside in and can typically perceive, known as Midgard/Middle Earth. All 9 realms exist within the world tree Yggdrasil (the electromagnetic spectrum containing layers of visible and invisible branches of light such as UV, infrared, visible, radio, WiFi and more).

A bridge known as Bifröst is said to occasionally join Midgard, our realm, to Asgard, the realm of the Gods and resembles a rainbow in the sky. At the end of the rainbow near Asgard is Heimdallr’s house, and he can see people trying to enter from 100 leagues away.

Bifrost leading to Asgard

I think it is always useful when dealing with concepts within European paganism to translate names and terminology (as I have done before with Othinn, Ragnarok, etc) and to understand the etymology. If one can understanding the etymology, then the origin of the concept becomes clear. The name Heimdallr loosely translates as “the one who illuminates the world”. Now, there is nothing about Heimdallr character (his gold teeth perhaps? Though I doubt it) that could be interpreted as literally illuminating the world. Heimdallr only carries a horn and a sword, not a lantern, light or anything like that. So Heimdallr does not physically illuminate anything. So if he does not physically illuminate the world, how does he figuratively illuminate the world?

The answer is that we do not know Heimdallr’s complete role within Norse religion, though we know he was important. There were poems dedicated to him which have since been lost and are unlikely to ever be recovered. 

Here is a stanza from Völluspá in the Poetic Edda which references him:

Yggdrasil, the world tree which contains the nine worlds,
of which Midgard (our world) is one

Old Norse:

“Hljóðs bið ek allar helgar kindir,
meiri ok minni mögu Heimdallar;
viltu, at ek, Valföðr!
 vel framtelja forn spjöll fíra, þau er fremst um man.”

In English:

“Hearing I ask from the holy races,
From Heimdall’s sons, both high and low;
Thou wilt, Valfather, that well I relate.
Old tales I remember of men long ago.”

Since Heimdallr does not have any literal begotten sons in any of the Eddas or scripture, and that even if he did they would not be “high and low” as if scattered around the world, it would stand to reason that the “sons of Heimdallr” are those with the wisdom enough to see his symbolic significance and who have his permission to know Asgard. 

And who are the helgar kindir, the hallowed kindred? I do not endorse the interpretation that the “hallowed kindred/holy race” refers to all of humanity, but rather those who are made holy by their attentiveness to Heimdallr/the waykeeper of enlightenment.

It is my personal view that it makes the most sense to see Heimdallr, Asgard and Bifrost as a metaphor for the path towards enlightenment, and that the 7 colours of Bifrost which make up the bridge to the realm of the Gods represent the 7 chakras that must be balanced to attain Nirvana in eastern religion. Bifröst represents the path from Midgard (the physical everyday, “Middle Earth”) to Asgard (the realm of the Gods and enlightenment). We know that many such esoteric philosophies such as those of chakras were present in Western religion as well as Aryan religions in India, one example being Otzi the iceman who had marks on his skin indicating he used acupuncture and heat therapy to treat his arthritis.  

The real life rainbow bridge to Asgard

Thus, an opening of the chakras leads the way from this Earth to Asgard, whatever Asgard may be. As we will no doubt come to in later articles, Asgard at its most basic level could be described as a realization of the infinite through a sharpening of awareness and the senses. Asgard in many ways lies parallel to the Hindu Vaikuntha, the abode of Vishnu. The etymology of the term Vaikuntha derives from Sanskrit vi kuntha, meaning the “not blunt”. This in my view likely relates from the idea that what we perceive with our physical eyes, IE undeveloped consciousness and undeveloped Ajna/third eye. Through opening Ajna and the other chakras, an individual meets Heimdallr/enlightenment, who allows them to cross Bifröst/the path and reach Asgard/Vaikuntha, the place where things are clear and not blunt.

The stabilisation of the chakras and hence the begetting of Heimdallr within each of us is said to occur, according to Hinduism, with a Kundalini awakening. The Kundalini is a point at base of the spine which is the base of an electromagnetic field within the body which runs all the way to the pineal gland at the seat of the Odinn/soul in the brain, which is the crown chakra. Perhaps even the world tree Yggdrasil itself can be seen as a metaphor for the chakras within the body, with 9 present in Norse esotericism rather than the conventional 7. It certainly could make sense with Jottunheim, the realm of the evil giants, Helheim, the land of Hel, and Svartelheimr, the land of the greedy dwarves at the bottom of the tree, with an ascension up through into this world, then onto the more refined Vanaheim, land of the Vanir, Alfheim, land of the elves (from proto-Indo European Althaz, the white ones) and then finally Asgard and Gimle, the highest hall of Asgard.

For reasons it is best writing about more extensively in a later article, it seems that the further up Yggdrasil one goes the whiter one becomes, with Gimle only being inhabited by elves that “are purer and brighter than the sun to look upon” according to Snorri Sturluson. In fact, the mischevious and perhaps even evil darj elves that live in Svartalheimr are called “Svartalfar” the black ones.

I hope you found this very brief overview to be useful in your spiritual journey. If you keep learning I’ll keep writing! This was only meant to be a very brief overview of some concepts just to pique your interest, but I will be expanding upon them in future and looking into their implications in much more depth. In the mean time, it is well worth watching this video by Asaheim Wulfgard, who goes into great depth to explain concepts from this article and way beyond. He is very underrated.

Open the mind to wisdom, the body to strength, the plexus to power and the throat to a might voice for truth! Heil Heimdallr!

I want to talk today about Brahma and Ginnungagap. I think it is important that if we are to understand our place as Europeans and as human being it is important for us to understand creation, how it was we got here and why, and where we will eventually end up; where better to start than at the very beginning, when Brahma sang us into existence from the primordial waters of Ginnungagap.

You may be confused as to why I am mentioning  Brahma on a blog about European religion and history. “Brahma is one of the Hindu ones, isn’t he?”

Father Óðinn with
Huggin and Munnin.
Tabaldak, the Sky God of
some Native Canadians tribes.
 Look familiar?

The short answer to that is yes, the long answer results in no. Brahma, Odinn, Ra, Dyaus Pitr, Jupiter, Zeus pater, the Native American Tabaldak or whatever you want to call the Blessed Lord are one and the same being.

How do I know this? Well, I’ll save the long winded version for its own article but the short summary is that all religion that has been untainted by invasion, racial hybridization and Abrahamization is thus pure, divinely derived and is all correct. All non-Jewish traditions have managed to express the metaphysical in their own unique and beautiful way (even the Semites themselves a very long time ago, before Babylon); it is only the Middle Eastern mongrel hybrids that seek to sow division between peoples and destroy this knowledge and harmony, and destroy the real diversity and multiculturalism. Thats by the by for now though.

What I really want to talk about here is blending the observable with the unseen, the physical with the metaphysical, the religious with the scientific. I want to resolve arguably the biggest question of the last century: Where does our understanding of geology, cosmology and evolution fit in with religious views on creation of the world and everything  within it? Its something that Jewish front of Shabbat goy (Christians) have not been able to answer for.

I am going to compose an entire series of articles on the entire process of creation, evolution and reincarnation, with these being the starting article focusing entirely on the creation of the Universe, its end and the life span of the Gods, touching briefly on the ideas of eternity and time.

It is fundamental to our understanding of creation that we understand that everything we have been taught about time is at a fundamental level incorrect. Time is circular, not linear. We perceive time as if it stretches out into infinity with an indeterminately distant beginning but no discernible ending either. The reality is that time exists circularly in that it never began and will never end. When the Universe bloomed, it bloomed from the death of the previous Universe like a phoenix from the ashes. There was no original universe, just eternity and the Gods. In traditional religion, everything is set to revert back to its original state, with creation and destruction an endless to and fro.

For most of human existence, man has peacefully evolved within the
Satya Yugas, the ages of peace, knowledge and perfect understanding.

According to pre-Christian tradition, the Universe exists in several different stages that help us to understand how the Gods and science combine. There are four types of age that the earth cycles through, known as Yugas. We are currently in the Kali Yuga which the last one in the current cycle. The entire cycle lasts for 4.32 million years and is known as a Mahayuga. When the Kali Yuga ends in around 400’000 years, it spells the beginning of a new Mahayuga as the age of filth, misery and sin comes to an end. I touched briefly on this during article 5. There are 1000 Mahayugas in one divine day, which equates to the age of our Earth at the current time. Exactly one Kalpa/divine day ago, our Earth was formed within the cosmos by Odinn/Brahma/Tabaldak/Jupiter/Dyaus Pita/Zeus:

Our Earth has existed for the length of one day in the eyes of the Gods.
Tolkien’s Undying Lands were built around our European mythology.
He left many subliminal messages across his books in reference to myth.
One Mahayuga, which is comprised of the four yugas (eras) is one full cycle of prosperity, increasing difficulty and suffering leading to an eventual age of ignorance resulting in “no subjects being left on the subject of God”. A Mahayuga lasts around 4’320’000 (4.32 million) years. Even the Universe cycles in and out of existence, through creation, development and destruction, as do the Gods. The difference being that Gods are not creations, but rather formless ideas forces of energy like those of gravity which naturally exist both inside and around spacetime.

To summarize the periods of time:

1 Yuga: A period of time that lasts several hundred thousand years. There are four types of Yugas; going from the perfect and peaceful Satya Yuga to the current Kali Yuga that has just begun and will last 400’000 years. 
1 Mahayuga: A complete cycle through the Yugas, lasting 4.32 million years. We are near the end of the current Mahayuga, which means that the last age of complete peace and prosperity on Earth, IE the last Golden Age would have been around 3.8 million years ago. 
1 Manvantara: 71 Mahayuga constitute a Manvantara, totaling 306 million years. At the end of the Manvantara, a new species of superior beings begins to evolve.

Each Mavantara is ruled over by one Manu (which translates as Man, or superior species), a race created by the Gods. In this Manvantara, this is humans but this will certainly be a different form of Manu in the next Manvantara that will probably look like an alien species to us and may not be on Earth. When the current Manvantara ends in around
, there will be a great submersion of the Earth which will allow the new Manu to evolve throughout the next Manvantara just as we have.The reason why there is no life on other planets and, it is my strong suspicion that no life will ever be found there is that our planet has been specifically chosen to fit with these mathematical units of divine time and has been selected as a divinely designed microcosm.

1 Kalpa/Day of Brahma (translated as “that which transcends our time”): 1000 Mahayuga, One day for Brahma/Odinn which is 4.32 Billion years. We are currently in the 7th Manvantara of the current Kalpa. IE there have been 7 iterations of sophisticated life (Manu) in this Universe before us, who are all descended from the 7th Manu Vaivasyata.1 Kalpa loosely corresponds to estimations of the age of the Earth.

According to pre-Christian religion, how old is the Earth?

Unlike Abrahamic religion, the knowledge transcribed from pre-Christian religion is in line with scientific findings from recent times. 4 Kalpas, two days and two nights of Brahma are said to have elapsed. Do the maths on that one: the age of the current Universe is estimate at around 13.8 billion years, which is just under 4 Kalpas. So unlike the Bible version, man was created around the 4th day, not the 6th.  

When will our Universe end, according to pre-Christian religion?

There will be a time, at the end of 100 Brahma years, that even Brahma himself will end and with him our universe, and another Brahma will take his place. I can not pretend I know what happens to Brahma/Óðinn when his day ends but the Bhagavad Gita (Sanskrit for “Song of the Blessed Lord”) describes the multiverse as a bubbling sea like that of the Atlantic, with the Brahma as bubbles and our existence within them; a new bubble is formed and another disintegrating soon afterwards comprised of the same basic substance.

Kala/Kali, the Goddess of time stomping on Shiva.
Kronos/Cronus is the ancient Greek equivalent. 

The life of Brahman lasts for 100 divine years, which equals 36’000 Kalpas. The concept of such large periods of time is very overwhelming I know; this corresponds to 311.04 Trillion years before everything ends and another “Universe”/Eternity/substance is formed from the material of this spacetime (created by the only eternal God Kala) within the Causal Sea/Ginnungagap. However, to blow your mind further, this time period is absolutely inconceivably small in relation to eternity which is also circular.

The only thing eternal is the energy of Kala itself, or circularity. Kala could be crudely described as a personification of time but as we have discussed within the larger perspective of eternity time is rather abject of value in of itself. Cronus, the Greek deity, is a European equivalent of the Hindu Kala.

Even the Bible speaks of the time before the creation of the world in this same manner: Genesis 1:1-2

The greek God of time, Cronus, devouring his child.
This is symbolic of  how time destroys
everything that it creates eventually.

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

This passage must refer to the same waters as the “Causal Ocean” referenced in the Bhagavad Gita, which was spoken by Krishna some 3500 years before Christ and probably before the Jews composed the Old Testament. Since The passage does not reference that God created any oceans or seas yet, I cannot think of what other “waters” the passage could refer to.

I hope this article has taught you some useful information into unveiling the truth structure of the Universe, teaching about traditional religion and attempting to tie religious knowledge to scientific conjectures. I will be following on from this article with a series on this topic. The next one will pertain to evolution, further explore the concept of Manu, and go into depth on the incarnations of Vishnu and how they correspond to prehistory and anthropology.

Heil to the histories! Heil to understanding our place in the cosmos, despite the continuous distraction that seeks to pull us away from discovering our true purpose and significance.

A Concluding passage from Hesiod’s Works and Days:

For the son of Cronos has ordained this law for men, that fishes and beasts and winged fowls should devour one another, for right is not in them; but to mankind he gave right which proves far the best. For whoever knows the right and is ready to speak it, far-seeing Zeus gives him prosperity; but whoever deliberately lies in his witness and foreswears himself, and so hurts Justice and sins beyond repair, that man’s generation is left obscure thereafter. But the generation of the man who swears truly is better thenceforward. 

Badness can be got easily and in shoals; the road to her is smooth, and she lives very near us. But between us and Goodness the gods have placed the sweat of our brows; long and steep is the path that leads to her, and it is rough at the first; but when a man has reached the top, then is she easy to reach, though before that she was hard. That man is altogether best who considers all things himself and marks what will be better afterwards and at the end; and he, again, is good who listens to a good adviser; but whoever neither thinks for himself nor keeps in mind what another tells him, he is an unprofitable man.

Heil Zeus Pater!

The Song of the Blessed Lord Krishna describes the multiverse as a primordial sea,
kind of like the Ginnungagap of Norse Mythology from which Odinn was licked.
I covered that briefly in article 5. In this primordial sea, we are like singularities with
 Gods as tiny bubbles,dying and being born all the time.