Glossary of Germanic mysticism

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This is a list of magical terms in Germanic mysticism dealing with various occult practices, traditions, and components of magic within Odinism or Germanic Neopaganism. This list is not intended for topics like stage magic, illusion, or other entertainment-based definition. It is also not for strictly paranormal topics, such as those dealing with UFOs, aliens, ghosts, near-death experiences, ESP, or other such articles. This list should also not include terms not specific to German mysticism.

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  • Galdr - singing of magical songs or reciting of poems, based on runic knowledge
  • Gandr - magic wand or projection of magic
  • Germanic runic astrology
  • Galdrastafr (galdrastafir) - A magical symbol or "magickal staves".
  • Gythia (Gyðja) - 1. A goddess. 2. A female goði. 3. Priestess at a hof, hofgyðja.
  • Gothi Goði (goðar) 1. Chieftain and priest in the old Icelandic Commonwealth. 2. Modern leader or priest of ásatrú.
  • Galdrabok or Galðrbok
  • Grógaldr

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  • Hjallr (hjallar) - Shelf, raised platform where Seiðr took place.

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  • Seidmadhr or Seiðmaðr - practitioner of Seidhr - kona being female, madhr (maðr) being male.
  • Seidkona or Seiðrkona - practitioner of Seidhr - kona being female, madhr being male.
  • Seidr, Seidhr, {Seiðr}
  • Sig rune
  • Sigel
  • Stafr (stafir) - 1. Staff 2. Letter of an alphabet, even the runic one.
  • Stallr (stallar) - Stall, a heathen altar.

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