A Journey into Northern Myth, Ritual, Runes and Cosmology
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Andreas Kornevall joins AO Premium to present the Norse creation myth and the story that lies at the very heart of Norse mythology: the Birth of Wisdom. He will reveal the relationship between the runes and the Norse creation myth, and will discuss ancient rune amulets such as the ancient bracteates and runes stones. Join us to discover theories of how rune amulets were used magically, and what influenced the magician who worked with them throughout the thousand-year history of runic writing. It will be a journey that will take us to ancient mystery cults and to lost star constellations. Much of this material has never before been translated into English. This compelling webinar will be a combination of storytelling, lecture and discussion.
Andreas Kornevall grew up in South America, Sweden, and Switzerland. He spent several years volunteering with charities around the world, after which, he co-founded www.workingabroad.com —a non-profit volunteering and travelling site, which has sent thousands of volunteers across the world. He also directs the Earth Restoration Service Charity, which aims to enhance ecological integrity, by planting new woodlands around the world. www.earthrestorationservice.org In response to the sixth mass extinction he co-founded the Life Cairn movement: memorials for species rendered extinct at human hands: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Life_Cairn
As a writer he was the winner, 3rd prize, of the wordhut.com short story competition. His writing on myth and ecology has appeared in books and publications such as the Dark Mountain Books, Resurgence Magazine, Permaculture Magazine, Yellow Medicine Review, Earth Lines, Positive News, Spiritual Ecology, The Barefoot Dairies, Kindred Spirits, The Ecologist, and more. His work has been covered by both The Guardian newspaper and the BBC.
As a storyteller he has worked with Sussex Past, the oldest archaeological society in the UK, to revive the ancient Pagan Anglo-Saxon Creation Myth, telling stories inside the iconic Lewes Castle, and he regularly works with the National Trust in the UK in re-storying the landscape of the South Downs in Sussex where he lives. He has also delivered lectures at UK Universities in Norse Myths, and is an active member of the ‘Forn Sed’ (Old Customs Association) in Sweden which works closely with ancient Norse culture, traditions and spirituality, unearthing old legends, forgotten folklore and endangered Norse languages.