A scene from the disting of 2008 The Icelandic historian Snorri Sturluson, who was well-informed of Swedish matters and visited the country in 1219, explained in the Heimskringla (1225): In Svithjod it was the old custom, as long as heathenism prevailed, that the chief sacrifice took place in Goe month at Upsala. Then sacrifice was offered for peace, and victory to the king; and thither came people from all parts of Svithjod. All the Things of the Swedes, also, were held there, and markets, and meetings for buying, which continued for a week: and after Christianity was introduced into Svithjod, the Things and fairs were held there as before. Disting
Asatru Update The industrialized West today is a rotten, decadent structure. Our people dance to the tune played by the media and a political elite that - regardless of party or ideological label - merely reigns over our decline. Our "celebrities" are jaded, negative images of normality. We are isolated from each other, from our history as a Folk, from our ancestors, and from Nature.