By Nicholas E. Brink,Stanley Krippner
• unearths a hidden aspect to the epic of Beowulf during the viewpoint of Queen Wealhtheow
• indicates how Grendel revered and wouldn't damage Queen Wealhtheow simply because she practiced the traditional magic of the mummy Goddess Freyja
• Explains how the magic practices of Queen Wealhtheow offer a blueprint for our emergence from the warlike nature of the earlier millennia right into a time of peace and compassion for our nice mom Earth
Using the altered kingdom of ecstatic trance to entry the thoughts of the common brain, Nicholas verge of collapse takes us again to historical Scandinavia, to the time of the epic of Beowulf, the oldest piece of literature written within the English language. Sharing his ecstatic trance strategies alongside the best way, his trip permits us to re-experience the lifestyles and shamanic practices of Queen Wealhtheow, the spouse of King Hrothgar, the king rescued by means of Beowulf from the torment of the monster Grendel.
Revealing a hidden facet to the epic of Beowulf, breaking point information how Grendel revered and wouldn't damage Queen Wealhtheow and her instructor Vanadisdottir, a priestess of the goddess Freyja, for they practiced the traditional magic of the sooner hunter-gatherer period while the nice mom Earth was once worshipped. for the duration of the queen the peaceable and compassionate traditions of this period have been turning into forgotten, succumbing to settlements, kingdoms, and territorial disputes. We achieve first-person event of Wealhtheow and Vanadisdottir’s veneration of the nice mom and the traditional magic of the early Nordic humans as practiced by way of the seiðr employees, seers, and spirit tourists, the shamans of the time. those practices contain divination throughout the goddess Freyr, contacting undergo spirits, and spirit touring to numerous nation-states.
As we adventure our personal time of transition and turmoil very like that of Beowulf’s time, Nicholas breaking point unearths how the unique magic of our ancestors, as practiced by means of Queen Wealhtheow, presents a blueprint for our emergence from the warlike nature of the prior right into a time of peace and compassion for our nice mom Earth.
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Beowulf's Ecstatic Trance Magic: Accessing the Archaic Powers of the Universal Mind by Nicholas E. Brink,Stanley Krippner