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Post Vendég on Tue 5 Dec - 21:59

World tree

World tree is an element of Hungarian shamanism and native faith, also an element of folk tales and art.

These tales go back to Hungarian shaman traditions. These shamans called "táltos". Their duty to climb up to this tree and wander in the seven or nine layers of the sky.

This tree often grows out of a reindeer or a horse. It often carries among its branches the Sun and the Moon. This latter concept is typical of Uralic and Siberian people. The tree often stands on the world mountain, with its top in the sky and its roots in hell, where snakes and toads live. In the tales birds often sit on the tree, for example eagles, hawks or the mythical Hungarian bird, the turul.

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Post Neon Knight on Tue 5 Dec - 23:52

Very interesting to me and a nice mythos.

It is also quite similar to Norse mythology, especially the cosmic tree called Yggdrasil:

https://norse-mythology.org/cosmology/yggdrasil-and-the-well-of-urd/

At the center of the Norse spiritual cosmos is an ash tree, Yggdrasil (pronounced “IG-druh-sill”; Old Norse Askr Yggdrasils), which grows out of the Well of Urd (Old Norse Urðarbrunnr). The Nine Worlds are held in the branches and roots of the tree. The name Askr Yggdrasils . . . means “the ash tree of the horse of Yggr.” Yggr means “The Terrible One,” and is a byname of Odin. The horse of Odin is Sleipnir. This may seem like a puzzling name for a tree, but it makes sense when one considers that the tree as a means of transportation between worlds is a common theme in Eurasian shamanism. Odin rides Sleipnir up and down Yggdrasil’s trunk and through its branches on his frequent journeys throughout the Nine Worlds. “Urd” (pronounced “URD”; Old Norse Urðr, Old English Wyrd) means “destiny.” The Well of Urd could therefore just as aptly be called the Well of Destiny.

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Post Vendég on Wed 6 Dec - 0:00

@Neon Knight wrote:Very interesting to me and a nice mythos.

It is also quite similar to Norse mythology, especially the cosmic tree called Yggdrasil:

https://norse-mythology.org/cosmology/yggdrasil-and-the-well-of-urd/

At the center of the Norse spiritual cosmos is an ash tree, Yggdrasil (pronounced “IG-druh-sill”; Old Norse Askr Yggdrasils), which grows out of the Well of Urd (Old Norse Urðarbrunnr). The Nine Worlds are held in the branches and roots of the tree. The name Askr Yggdrasils . . . means “the ash tree of the horse of Yggr.” Yggr means “The Terrible One,” and is a byname of Odin. The horse of Odin is Sleipnir. This may seem like a puzzling name for a tree, but it makes sense when one considers that the tree as a means of transportation between worlds is a common theme in Eurasian shamanism. Odin rides Sleipnir up and down Yggdrasil’s trunk and through its branches on his frequent journeys throughout the Nine Worlds. “Urd” (pronounced “URD”; Old Norse Urðr, Old English Wyrd) means “destiny.” The Well of Urd could therefore just as aptly be called the Well of Destiny.
This is an amazing similarity, maybe we are Vikings, too. Wink 1

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