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Heimdall

   

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Description: Heimdall, (aka Heimdallr (Old Norse), Heimdal, Gullintani ("gold tooth"), Rígr (Rig) (Edda; meaning "ruler"), Heimdallr (Old Norse)) is the Scandinavian God of light, the guardian of the rainbow bridge; and was born at the end of the world to nine mothers (daughters of the giant, Geirrendour ). His hall is Himinbjorg, "the Cliffs of Heaven," and his horse is Gulltop. Heimdall's magickal horn is the Gjallarhorn (Gjall). Heimdall has acute hearing and is said to be able to even hear grass growing. It is Heimdall who will kill Loki at Ragnarok; but he himself will die of his wounds. As Rig, Heimdall created the three races of mankind. Heimdall is invoked for protection and teaching.

 
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