BaviPower Viking Blog — Norse Mythology

The Origin of Thor’s Hammer

The Origin of Thor’s Hammer

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The Mjolnir was the name of Thor's hammer. We commonly see the power of the Mjolnir alongside Thor in combat. But do we really know where the Mjolnir come from? Who created the Mjolnir the Powerful? Was its creator Thor or anyone else? Check out this blog post to figure it out.

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Ravens – Odin’s companions

Ravens – Odin’s companions

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Odin the Allfather himself owned a pair of ravens known as Huginn and Muninn. His pair of ravens were not simply birds. They were his messengers and storytellers. Let's find out why ravens played such important roles in Norse myth and whether they presented anything else!

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Yggdrasil - The Tree of Life

Yggdrasil - The Tree of Life

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Yggdrasil, the Tree of Life, is not only one of the most well-known Viking symbols/Norse emblems but an important fundamental of the Norse principle itself. Basing on Norse folklore, Yggdrasil is the Great Tree that ties in with the nine worlds/nine realms of the galaxy, namely Asgard, Midgard, Muspelheim, Jotunheim, Vanaheim, Niflheim, Alfheim, Svartalfheim, Helheim.That is the reason why Yggdrasil is regarded the emblem of the interconnectedness of all things in the world. Yggdrasil fills in a spring based on the Norse religious belief which suggests all life arises from the water. That is just one of the reasons why...

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