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Yggdrasil Day?

Really what is the point of trying to turn a secular holiday into a sacred one? It's Earth Day, before it was Earth Day it was Arbor Day. It was never Yggdrasil Day. I really do not understand this need to invent a ritual for every day things (and then pretend they have some ancient, sacred roots).

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NotPanicking

Asked by NotPanicking at 6:47 PM on Apr. 22, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • What is Yggradsil?? never heard of it... i dont celebrate earth day.
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 6:49 PM on Apr. 22, 2010

  • What is Yggradsil??


    The world tree, in which the world resides. At its roots is Hel, at it's center the world in which we live, and across the bifrost bridge the Halls of the Gods.


    http://images.elfwood.com/art/e/v/everose/yggdrasil.jpg

    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 6:52 PM on Apr. 22, 2010

  • interesting picture.....
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 6:54 PM on Apr. 22, 2010

  • rolling on floor

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:58 PM on Apr. 22, 2010

  • I know the Norse mythology of it, but I've never heard of a "day" for it.
    Gealach

    Answer by Gealach at 7:00 PM on Apr. 22, 2010

  • I know the Norse mythology of it, but I've never heard of a "day" for it.

    Neither had I until today. Apparently someone decided to "Invent" an ancient ritual this year.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 7:06 PM on Apr. 22, 2010

  • Frankly, I don't care who wants to celebrate what today, in my mind, Every Day Should Be Earth Day!! So if someone wants to call it Yggradsil Day, great, as long as they remember to honor and care for our Mother Earth every other day as well...

    But I know what you are saying... Not everything has to be some Ancient Religious Holiday... But hey, like I said, as long as they remember to honor earth - I don't care what they call it!
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 7:59 PM on Apr. 22, 2010

  • kind of agree with Sabrina on this.
    gbaby01

    Answer by gbaby01 at 11:08 PM on Apr. 22, 2010

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