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The Yggdrasil is a large mythical tree that plays a central role in Norse cosmology, where it connects the Nine Worlds.
- "Where did you get this Christmas tree?"
"Did you cut down the Yggdrasil?"
- An ash I know there stands,
Yggdrasill is its name,
a tall tree, showered
with shining loam.
From there come the dews
that drop in the valleys.
It stands forever green over
- Völuspá, Poetic Edda, Oxford University Press. ISBN 0198111819.
- Does Yggdrasil drink from it because it is the Well of Wisdom, or is it the Well of Wisdom because Yggdrasil drinks from it?
- J. Aleksandr Wootton, Her Unwelcome Inheritance. ISBN 9781491291009.
- I know that I hung
on the windy tree
Nine full nights,
Pierced by a spear
offered to Odin
Myself to myself
of which none knows
Upon that tree
Where its roots run...
- John Michael Greer, The Occult Book: A Chronological Journey from Alchemy to Wicca. ISBN 9781454925774.