Norse Realms

Valhalla and Fallen Warriors

Image of Valhalla

What was Valhalla? In Norse mythology, Valhalla was a majestic and colossal hall located in Asgard and presided over by Odin the Allfather. The roof of the shimmering hall was full of shining shields. There were a lot of seats surrounding many feasting tables. Wolves and eagles flying above Valhalla guarded the palace against any …


The Nine Worlds of the cosmos (Part 2)

In The Nine Worlds of the cosmos (Part 1), we have shared the interesting information of five realms in Norse mythology. This blog post will provide the rest of awesome knowledge about other four realms: Jotunheim, Niflheim, Muspelheim, and Helheim. Of Nine Worlds in Norse mythology, these four realms were always related to darkness. Jotunheim – the land …


The Nine Worlds of the cosmos (Part 1)

Yggdrasil or the Tree of Life in Norse mythology was the symbol of the interconnectedness of the whole things in cosmos. This oak tree held nine realms, which were Asgard, Midgard, Vanaheim, Alfheim, Nidavellir, Jotunheim, Niflheim, Muspelheim, and Hel, within its branches and roots. Nine worlds in Norse myth were the homelands of many different …


Midgard – Land of Humans

Midgard Human land

Of all the Nine Realms in Norse mythology, there was only one visible world to the normal eyes. Midgard was the name of that place. The people who dwelled in the land of Midgard Human land were just the normal human with flesh and blood. However, this place was of importance in Norse myth because only the normal people …


Asgard – Land of Gods

Aesir God Realm

  On the upper branches of Yggdrasil, there lay Asgard the divine place of the Aesir Gods and Goddesses. Aesir Gods were the one of two main race of Gods in Norse myth. Odin the Allfather was the chief God who ruled Asgard. There are many mysterious and interesting things inside the Asgard gates but …