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LOKI'S MOTHER: Laufey, or Nál, consort of Farbauti. Nál means “needle”; according to Sörla þáttr, Laufey was also called this because she was “both slender and weak.” The meaning of Laufey is less clear but is generally taken to be “full of leaves”; as Fárbauti means “dangerous hitter,” there is a possible nature mythological interpretation with lightning hitting the leaves or needles of a tree to give rise to fire. Therefore Loki is born of Fire, which is both life keeping and life…

Laufey or Nál is a figure from Norse mythology, the mother of Loki and consort of Farbauti. Eddic poetry refers to Loki by the matronym Loki Laufeyjarson. Nál means “needle”; according to Sörla þáttr, Laufey was also called this because she was “both.

Odin Raises the Prophetess: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1348260361870295&substory_index=0&id=129784597051217

Illustration for the book “Myths and Legends of Scandinavia” by Dmitry ILyutkin: Odin Resurrects The Völva.

runicbasso: “ “ Hel - Der Tod und Das Madchen by ~WintersKnight “ Hel or Hela is the goddess of the underworld in Norse mythology and ruler over the dead who do not go to Valhalla.

Asgard's wall. “Myths and Legends of Scandinavia” by Dmitry ILyutkin

hedendom: “Illustrations for the book “Myths and Legends of Scandinavia” by Dmitry ILyutkin Ymir’s Body Construction Of Asgard Odin Resurrects The Völva Funeral Of Balder The.

Hel Arises by ~zhu-bajiee on deviantART

A fantasy version of the Norse Goddess Hel, worhsipped by the Helsvakt barbarian horde, for Red Box Games. This will be available as an exclusive art pr. Hel Arises

the wanderer. “Myths and Legends of Scandinavia” by Dmitry ILyutkin

Scandinavian Mythology - Myths and Legends Illustrator Dmitry ILyutkin

I have arrived.  I am here.  My destination is in each step. -Thich Nhat Hanh (Valkyria)

Not explicitly Norse but the Celtic chooser of the slain? Sounds like a Valkyrie to me.The Morrigan - Shape-shifting Celtic goddess of War, Fate and Death. Story in "The GODDESSES / Psychology of Female Power"

Queen Hel, with doggie by Relotixke.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Queen Hel was one of Loki's monstrous children. Her older brothers are Fenrir and Jormungand (The Fenris Wolf and the Midgard Serpent) She is young and . Queen Hel, with doggie

Freyja, goddess of witchcraft, beauty and sexual independence, as The Empress (3) card

Norse Tarot - Freyja, goddess of witchcraft, beauty and sexual independence, as The Empress card

Baldr by UnripeHamadryad -Figlio prediletto di Odino è Baldr. É il migliore di tutti e tutti lo lodano: è così bello e brillante da irraggiar luce.Ma la freccia, purtroppo,  lo uccise

Baldur, Norse God of Light Baldur features prominently in Norse mythology. An important festival was held in honor of Baldur the Good at midsummer, because it was known to be the anniversary of his death and descent into the underworld.

Sigurd  is a legendary hero of Norse mythology, as well as the central character in the Völsunga saga. The earliest extant representations for his legend come in pictorial form from seven runestones in Sweden. He is also the father of Aslaug. To learn more about Sigurd click here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigurd

Sigurd is a legendary hero of Norse mythology, as well as the central character in the Völsunga saga. The earliest extant representations for his legend come in pictorial form from seven runestones in Sweden. He is also the father of Aslaug.

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