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Norse goddess Nanna, mother of Forseti, god of justice and reconciliation, and wife of Baldr.  After Baldr’s death she dies of grief, and her body is placed on Baldr’s ship with his corpse and the two are set aflame and pushed out to sea.

Norse goddess Nanna, mother of Forseti, god of justice and reconciliation, and wife of Baldr. After Baldr’s death she dies of grief, and her body is placed on Baldr’s ship with his corpse and the two are set aflame and pushed out to sea.

In Norse mythology, Njörðr is one of the principal gods of the Vanir tribe of deities, father of Freyr and Freya. He’s associated with sea, seafaring, wind, fishing, wealth, and crop fertility, and his abode is Nóatún. Nataša Ilinčić watercolour. Artwork for Fate of the Norns.

natasailincic: “ Artwork for Fate of the Norns. In Norse mythology, Njörðr is one of the principal gods of the Vanir tribe of deities, father of Freyr and Freya. He’s associated with sea, seafaring,.

Odin_ by UnripeHamadryad.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Hail All-father, Wise Warrior, One-eyed wanderer, Come sit at my fire. Tell me of your wisdom stories, The scenes your missing eye sees.

LOKI'S MOTHER: Laufey, or Nál, consort of Farbauti. Nál means “needle”; according to Sörla þáttr, Laufey was also called this because she was “both slender and weak.” The meaning of Laufey is less clear but is generally taken to be “full of leaves”; as Fárbauti means “dangerous hitter,” there is a possible nature mythological interpretation with lightning hitting the leaves or needles of a tree to give rise to fire. Therefore Loki is born of Fire, which is both life keeping and life…

Laufey or Nál is a figure from Norse mythology, the mother of Loki and consort of Farbauti. Eddic poetry refers to Loki by the matronym Loki Laufeyjarson. Nál means “needle”; according to Sörla þáttr, Laufey was also called this because she was “both.

HEL... Like her father, Loki, she is completely misunderstood by judeo-christianity! They turn her realm, Helheim, into the judeo-christian Hell! She is, like Loki, a deity of polarities, who keeps the balance between life and death! That's why one part off her is a living body, the other one a corpse! Who does not understand the balance of polarities, will never understand paganism!!!

natasailincic: Hel’s Servant, the angel of Death. Artwork for Fate of the Norns…

Eir ("mercy") is a Norse Goddess of Healing. She knew the secret powers of herbs, with which she could even resurrect the dead. Patroness of shadow workers, called on against sickness or injury. She gives both physical and psychic means of healing; shamanic healing, especially, falls into her realm. Eir is a companion of the goddess Frigga.

Eir (Old Norse "help, mercy) is a goddess and/or valkyrie associated with medical skill. Eir is attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the century from earlier traditional sources; the Prose Edda, written in the century by Snorri Sturluson.

This morning I woke up with this image in my head and I just had to paint it. Dreaming about a healer... must be a good sign, right? (: *** [Facebook • Tumbrl • Blogsp...

Gulveig (NORSE) goddess was the Vanir’s secret weapon in the war with the Aesir gods. Her ability to intensify greed and despair allowed her to single-handedly bring the war to a crippling end.

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Amazing Oriental Oil Paintings of Chinese Goddesses and Angels by Zeng Hao

Ægir (Old Norse "sea") is a sea giant, god of the ocean and king of the sea creatures in Norse mythology. He is also known for hosting elaborate parties for the gods.

Ægir (Old Norse "sea") is a sea giant, god of the ocean and king of the sea creatures in Norse mythology. He is also known for hosting elaborate parties for the gods. Artowork for Gulveig: Fa.

Heimdall by UnripeHamadryad.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Heimdallr, in Old Norse, is the watchman of the gods. Called the shining god and whitest skinned of the gods, Heimdall dwelt at.

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Oshun (or Osun, Oxum) is a Yoruba Orisha, the Spirit (some might say Goddess) of the River Osun in southwestern Nigeria, where Her sanctuary has a sacre.

In Norse mythology, Loki's father is the Jotun Farbauti (Farbauti by UnripeHamadryad on DeviantArt). Loki is called "Laufeyson" (Poetic Edda) or "Laufeyjarson" (Prose Edda) in Norse mythology because his MOTHER'S name was Laufey.

Fárbauti (Old Norse: "cruel striker") is the jötunn husband of Laufey or Nál and the father of Loki, and possibly also of Helblindi a.

Thor, Norse god of thunder, son of Odin and Jord. He had a famous weapon, his hammer, named Mjolnir, a belt of strength, named Megingjardir, and a goat-driven chariot that created the noise of the thunder when rolling across the sky. By UnripeHamadryad.

Thor, Norse god of thunder, son of Odin and Jord. Had a famous weapon, his…

Friggja has four Handmaidens. Fulla: the prayer messenger. We look to her for guidance and intercession. Gna: another messenger Goddess responsible for healthy childbirth and getting messages over water and through the air on her magickal horse, Hoof-Flourisher. Hiln: Goddess of protection. who is also here to help mourners, "kiss away the tears." Last, but not least, The Goddess, Eira who is the Goddess of healing. She teaches her healing to women only.

Eir (pronounced AIR) is the Norse Goddess of healing. She is one of Frigg's twelve handmaidens, and is also named in a list of the Valkyries. Eir was called

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