Our opening ritual is built upon the elements of a Viking Age blot, using wooden statues representing the ancient gods and goddesses and sacrificial animal blood. But just as everyone is welcome at Midgardsblot, the Blot Ceremony is non-religious—it is as deeply personal as it is communal, and you are welcome to participate in any way you feel inspired to, calling upon any gods or other beings you are connected to, or simply strengthening your connection with other humans and nature.
Our Blot Ceremony is an opportunity to set your intentions for the future, ask for blessings, give thanks, make or renew a commitment, and build community with your fellow Bloters. It is where we all come together, from all over the world and with all kinds of life experiences, to strengthen our community bonds and remind ourselves that we are all part of something much greater than ourselves.
When we reunite around the fire next year, it will be even more special to all of us, as we return from two difficult years as Plague Warriors! Together, we will celebrate our triumph and feast like Vikings! Midgardsblot will rise again, like a phoenix from the ashes, welcoming you all home among the ancient grave mounds of Borre, who have seen war, trial, and triumph through the ages. On these sacred grounds, we will celebrate our return home in 2022.