Æsir Faith

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The Æsir Faith is the religious tradition of the Norse community of Elwynn, which traces its origins to back to the folk religious practices of Cranda, Arminy and Normark. The Vanafolk refers to the people who follow the aforesaid religious tradition as the Asafolk.

The Æsir (singular ǫ́ss; feminine ásynja, plural ásynjur)are the pantheon of gods in this religion including such deities as Odin, Frigg, Thor, Baldr and Týr. The Treesianoid god Lest was adopted into the pantheon of the Æsir to fulfil the function of the trickster god Loki, after the latter fell into even greater disrepute on becoming associated with Cedrism and the Usurper.

It should be noted that the Æsir stand distinct from the second pantheon of Vanir goddesses worshipped by the Froyalanish and the Wintergleamish, and are venerated by the Norse as being the anthropomorphised principles of war and conquest; the ever revolving cycle of life, strife and death through which humanity grows and evolves.

The symbol of the Æsir Faith is the world serpent Jörmungandr encompassing the world tree Yggdrasil and devouring its own tail in the manner of an ouroboros.