Having read the basic ideas and stories of Scandinavian mythology is relatively enough to delve into Vikernes’ main work on the traditions of his forebears. However, there is an even more important requirement without which the typical, ‘educated’, modern type of human being will not get through or will not be able to learn what
Tag: Varg Vikernes
To begin with, we should make it clear that whatever is written here on the ideas proposed in Le Besoin d’Impossible by Marie Cachet are the sole interpretation in the understanding of this reader. French is not my strong suit, though it is manageable in writing, and though Cachet’s propositions are set forth in a very
A worthwhile commentary on this puzzling album would entail a discussion of the mystery of Baldr’s death, it is possible to appreciate this album purely on its musical numinosity. It would not be inaccurate to say that this is one of the most powerful, pure and clear statements by Burzum; second in that sense only
A healing, Latent power Irradiating cold Through spacious corridors Shown in magickal runes. He, who Alone hears The whispers From the undivided numinosity Presences the kosmos. Unhindered by abstractions He moves between worlds, Recognizes Odin within himself And jests with Loke. To Varg Vikernes.
Burzum The Ways of Yore has, in the two years which have elapsed since its publication, received a very odd mixture of reactions. It has either been completely shunned as the work of a madman writing nonsensical empty music, or intuited to be a work of deep spirituality by those attuned to the simple and balanced