þurs is past evolution;
tröll is ignorance;
jötnar are sweeping up, enthropy, decay of matter;
(is is thin to translate all as giants; -- symbolic language is delicate and precise in icelandic, and in edda)
Þór is will and endurance;
Mjöllnir a device to get rid of ignorance;
Freyja the perpetual dynamism of creative power;
Skaði, a daughter of a late þurs (Þjazi) is our will to evolve to highest peaks;
etc etc etc
Þrymskviða - symbolic language
The symbolic language and the profond meaning of this kvæði
þurs (Thrymur the thurs) is past evolutionary stages -- of
individual, or of the whole of mankind.
Freyja is the perpetual dynamism of the creative power.
are such extremes and so opposed one to the other in our human lives,
that no way they can combine.
have to get rid of thurses, the past crude stages, and find divinity,
This is evolution. This is what myths are all about!!
Evolution is to get away from crude stages towards perfection, siddhi,
this purpose is life one earth. -- This is the very purpose of
on earth. Life-span after life-span.
we do it is by Þór (Thor) the power and endurance in us. Firm
resolve and patience;
with time and daily practice we succeed.
(Note: not by thinking all day about it, but only by transcending all thoughts daily.)
tool we use to kill trolls (ignorance) and þurses (past stages, now
is Mjöllnir (Mjollnir) who grinds obstacles.
(mjöll is light snowflakes; mjöllnir is the miller of stuff into flour, fine powder.)
Mjöllnir is in the hands of ignorance (thurses),
us, we can not evolve.
We are blind to the very tool that we need: i.e. the destroyer of ignorance: Mjöllnir.
is su asti ka, and can mean:
a bard who utters words of welcome or eulogy,
lucky or auspicious object -- or a mere mark --, like a cross, or Thors-hammer, to denote good luck,
that svastika Þórshamar is a solar symbol, but not sun-worship though.
Þór goes to east to batter trolles and thereby lets into our live the sunshine, the rising sun in us.
-- i.e. man, men --, is always making mistakes but we, --
inside -- know what life is for: i.e. for evolution towards perfection.
So we, Loki, always have the tendency to put things right again.
Loki is here both the whole of mankind and an individual, each individual.
is the purpose of life,
gaining perfection is the goal,
and this striving is sramana, sjaman, i.e. a delightful task, delightful
work, that needs endurance and will and power. We have to do it or else we
stagnate in the stage of thurses.
Þór and Óðinn???