By Nicholas E. Brink,Stanley Krippner
• unearths a hidden part to the epic of Beowulf in the course of the standpoint 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 supply a blueprint for our emergence from the warlike nature of the prior millennia right into a time of peace and compassion for our nice mom Earth
Using the altered kingdom of ecstatic trance to entry the stories of the common brain, Nicholas breaking point 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 ideas alongside the way in which, his trip permits us to re-experience the existence and shamanic practices of Queen Wealhtheow, the spouse of King Hrothgar, the king rescued by way of Beowulf from the torment of the monster Grendel.
Revealing a hidden part to the epic of Beowulf, breaking point info 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 whilst the nice mom Earth used to be worshipped. for the duration of the queen the peaceable and compassionate traditions of this period have been changing into forgotten, succumbing to settlements, kingdoms, and territorial disputes. We achieve first-person adventure of Wealhtheow and Vanadisdottir’s veneration of the nice mom and the traditional magic of the early Nordic humans as practiced by means of the seiðr employees, seers, and spirit tourists, the shamans of the time. those practices contain divination throughout the goddess Freyr, contacting endure spirits, and spirit traveling to numerous nation-states.
As we adventure our personal time of transition and turmoil very like that of Beowulf’s time, Nicholas breaking point finds how the unique magic of our ancestors, as practiced by means of Queen Wealhtheow, offers 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