This is no easy read, but well worth reading again and again.
This is a wonderful text and should be read by any who attempt to combine their religous insights with scholarly views of the ancient texts.
I found the book definitely not scholarly, the grammar was horrible and totally drowned any sense of direction of the work.
I found the book definitely not scholarly, the grammar was horrible and totally drowned any sense of direction of the work. Read morePublished on March 6, 2008 by Sweet Swede
This book has opened up a whole new understanding, a whole new world to me personally!
I truly believe, had I not taken the time to read the lore, I would not have had... Read more
I was disappointed by this book. I wish Yngona had just stuck to translating the Voluspa rather than injecting her bizarre interpretations into it. Read morePublished on December 10, 2007 by Thorstein Olafson
It has been a while since I read this book, and this is the second time I'm reading it, and I have to agree with what the other reviewer said about the editing, it's worthless. Read morePublished on November 5, 2007 by W. J. M. Cuijpers
I loved this book,before I started I thought it might be just another stupid book on esoteric heathendom, how wrong. This is a little gem that I will read many times. Read morePublished on July 25, 2007 by J. Wishart
This book is one of a new wave of Northern Esoteric works now becoming available that have gone beyond the quaint 19th Century romanticism, Third Reich occultism, New-Age fantasy,... Read morePublished on April 25, 2007 by S. Plowright
This is a must have book for anyone studying Nordic shamanistic practices. Desmond is not only an astute scholar; she understands the practice from an experiential point of view. Read morePublished on May 31, 2006 by Misha Nogha
Each page is like a strand of the grand weave of life and she explains with such detail, each strand within the weave. Read morePublished on May 16, 2006 by Sara Tholl