On the name Lokadís and other $DIVINITY.dísir

31 Aug

Its amusing to get excited from something like having a share named root, but I am, because this is all the same information I found when researching my name!

For those that weren’t sure, for Úlfdís I tend to favour the translation of ‘Wolf-Lady’; the loose translation of Úlfdís Járnviðar is ‘Wolf-Lady of the Ironwood’, and I use this name in honor of my Lady, Angrboda. She is the Wolf-lady. I’ve also come to think of it, though the translation would likely be incorrect, as the Wolf’s woman, the wolf being Herself, the woman being me.

I should be clear that I am very much not a wolf. I am a cat.

Weaving the Net

My name is Myriad Hallaug Lokadís. It is not my legal name, but it is the name that is spiritually meaningful for me.

Recently there have been several people who claim and/or believe that they are, in some way or another, incarnate goddesses. As I learned, one of these people carries/uses the name Lokadis — which is identical with the name I use except that I use the Old Norse spelling; at least one other person likewise uses the name element dís. They each have either stated or heavily implied that they, as well as the Gods they primarily worship, use dísin the meaning of goddess.

I feel I need to clarify something here. Díscan mean a lot of different things, one of which is goddess; however, that is not how I use the name, and I want to make this perfectly clear to everyone: I do…

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