Wight of the Nine Worlds


I welcome thee free spirit, which thou shalt come with an open heart, open mind and an open soul, for what you are about to read can only be understood by the wise who are eager to learn and to embrace the roots deep and forgotten in the hearts of the free people of Europe, by accepting who you are and where your roots lie, is half way into the great road of life. We will journey unto where our spirit takes us with the knowledge we gained. Learn and teach.


Note: The Drawing was Made by Me.

of Trance / Ecstasy

The word "trance" comes from the latin "Transistus", it means a passage, to go over, he who passes through.
Trance is, literaly, an entry - to the other world. The tradicional techniques formed to produce the trance, were often intimidating or painful initiations, self induced mutilation inducing psychological stress, and physiological and chemical changes in the body, the music of drums, songs and chants, dancing, sensory and social deprivation, alertness and general fatigue, lack of food, change in breathing, drugs, exposure to extreme heat and cold, concentration in a single point, meditation, shock, the use of the ritual sex, and others ways.

A brief
research of these archaic techniques, is enough to show the variety of methods and the universal need ( and in many cases it still is ) to access to the others worlds. in cultures older than ours.

The music of the drum is the
key technique to induce trance. The shaman drum is a specialized instrument. Normaly with an oval shape, and it is covered with horse skin, reindeer, or an other diferent kind of animal, its wood frame was traditionally formed by the world tree, marked with magical and protective symbols. This instrument is the vehicle or "horse" of the shaman, that sends him into a journey to the axis of the world, where we can cross the border to the other worlds.

In ancient times ( and still in many places and cultures today ) when the shaman falls into trance, someone ( his helper ) would put the shaman drum in the back of the shaman, as a sign that the shaman could not be

Certain rhythms of the drum can affect the patterns of the brain waves to the one who is listening, helping to promote altered states of consciousness.

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