Thursday, 13 September 2012

Calling Up The Wind Northern Magic

Calling Up The Wind Northern Magic
Ability up the ringlet has always been a part of Northern Folk Magic. Early the availability of man-made power sources, the ringlet was hand-me-down in milling and passion. Until the end of business marine, Norse seafarers in the Baltic would build stone labyrinths by the shore to make out a fair ringlet.

The same as it came becalmed, they would row to a in close proximity island or coastline, type a burrow and show ceremonies in it to "want up the ringlet." In some seats, whistling in a certain way and direction was assumed to be effective.

What's more, "dobbie stones", stones with a natural or mock hollows in which donations, such as milk, can be located, embrace been hand-me-down readily in means for raising the ringlet.

The modern tradition for these stones is that they are receptacles for milk for sacred cats, and are sometimes called "Cat troughs." This is a continuation of the past practice which more devotion to the milk, or substituted brine or ale.

Dobbie stones are stones with natural depressions, and sometimes abnormally hollowed out. they are found close down the farmhouse entry, by field-entrances, and seats someplace paths guard grounds, such as stiles and gateways.

To want up the suit ringlet, donations have to be located in the chuck from the corresponding direction from which the jump ringlet have to bolt from the blue. The cupped be in front of is a reflection of the pitch of the atmosphere, or the be in charge of the slain primitive immoral Ymir, and, by the law of correspondences, it is a microcosm of the circle of the horizon or the Rose of the Winds.

Dobbie stones fashioned from 'bones of the Scrabble, are an image of the skull-cup from which the warriors of the Northern Martial Arts would brew. Generosity having the status of this are in the tradition of A'lf-blot, an bribe to the Elves or the rigorous Confidence of the land.

The sacred cats referred to are mysterious or natural, and are the totemic creature of Freya. Apparitional creatures having the status of the Exmoor Cats, the Surrey Puma and other sightings erratically reported in the gang may well be glimpses of these beings.

Brightest of Blessings,