Barbarian Alchemy: The Art and Science of Elemental Mastery


In our earlier article, we laid out the foundational aspects of the Barbarian cosmology, defining the fundamental nature of existence. Building upon that foundation, this guide explores the alchemical manipulation of its essential elements: Calas, Gwyar, and Nwyfre. This guide to Barbarian Alchemy is designed for both beginners and seasoned practitioners. We present a methodical approach to achieving change through the stages of balance, deconstruction, reconstruction, and transformation.

The Decaying Idol of Humanism And The Return of the Dead God

The mythologies of Humanism rose to prominence as the bedrock of liberal society after the death of God in European Christian society. Boldly, Liberal society charged forward, promising a new age of enlightenment under the doctrine of reason, compassion, human agency, and Scientific Materialism. In taking on this Scientific Materialist perspective, all had assumed that rule of myth was gone, and the fate of man rested in the hands of “the people” guided by the infallibility of objective truths.

The Egregore of Capital: On Mythological Warfare

The Egregore of Capital

Capitalism has become all pervasive in our material lives, there is no escape. Everywhere we go, our psyches are under the constant assault by the sigils of dead and decaying capital. Even when we travel far into “the wilderness” (managed by the laws of Capitalist efficiency of course) we find ourselves breathing polluted air and swimming in waters contaminated by plastic.

Beltane: Wheel of the Year

Beltane was the summer festival of the Celtic people in celebration of the returning fertility of the Earth. Many of the festivals and rituals revolved around blessing and protecting livestock or crops. The Aos sí were thought to be particularly active at this time and people would often leave offering for them. Extensive historical records have been found for the celebration of Beltane in both Ireland and Scotland.

The Masque of Whiteness

The Masque of Whiteness

The Conservative reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic has seemed bizarre to many Liberals and those on the political Left. However, I would argue that the phenomenon is fairly easy to understand if we analyze the situation from the perspective of identity and whiteness. From this analysis, we can make a solid case for the abolition […]

Vercingetorix: The Great Warrior King of Gaul

Years: 82 BC – 46 BC Characteristics: Leadership, Charisma, Stealth, Liberty Location: Gaul Ogham Correlations: Tinne (Holly), Onn (Gorse), Luis (Rowan), Fearn (Alder) Symbols: Swords, Shield, Torc, Horse Other names: Great Warrior King, King of Great Warriors, King of Gaul Early Life Vercingetorix was born the son of Celtillus the Arvernian, a Gallic tribal leader. […]

Barbarian Ancestor Worship: An Introduction

We are proud to announce the Barbarian Ancestor Worship Series. This series delves deep into the history of significant figures across indigenous European traditions, spotlighting those who fiercely defended their people. Notable individuals include the Celtic Vercingetorix, who led a unified resistance against the Roman Empire; Boudicca, the queen who rebelled against Roman occupation in Britain; and the Germanic Arminius, known for his strategic defeat of three Roman legions in the Teutoburg Forest.

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