An Ásatrú Blog

If you look at the holidays that I have listed on one of the information pages, you will notice that I have Haustblót and Vetrnætr listed as separate holidays. There are some sources in the Icelandic sagas that have celebrations at the end of the harvest season separate from the Winter Night festivities. Others, in a devious plan to make life difficult for us a thousand years on, have them celebrated at the same time. Some groups, like the Troth, have it as a single holiday while others, notably the Ásatrú Alliance, honor them as different holidays. As for the various and sundry European organizations, I can’t say how they do it. If you will, please allow me to explain why I do things the way I do.

First, it should be mentioned that I live in the Metro Atlanta area. I don’t tend to crops. My new home doesn’t…

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