Dulþs Jiukos

Information

Name Meaning: From the Gothic words dulþs (“feast, celebration”) and jiuka (“wrath”). Dulþs Jiukos means “Festival of Wrath.”
Date: The new moon of Hrodimenoþs.
Deities Honored: Teiws, Cniva.
Activities: Reidarjos honor Teiws by giving offerings to Him. They also make offerings to Cniva for being the first Gothic king to leave a considerable mark on the pages of history. Reidarjos may petition either the God or the ancestor for success in new or current struggles and challenges.
Offerings: Standard offerings.
Associated myth: After marrying Laguhwaþo, Teiws leads the armies of the Gods against their enemies in order to rescue His daughter, Sauil. He appoints Cniva as His champion.

Prayers

Listed below are some example prayers. You can choose the one you like or write your own.

To Teiws

Simple Prayer

I welcome You, Teiws, Great General, God of the Assembly.
You are all the oaths of men, their deeds bearing promises.
All crimes face Your justice; all loyalty reaps Your blessing.
O King of Heaven, may You guide me toward rightness.
In thanks, I give You this offering in love and adoration.

Poetic Prayer

I welcome You, Teiws!
Great general
who rides afield and
leads the armies of the Gods
against Their enemies.

I welcome You, Teiws!
Husband to starlit Laguhwaþo
and father to shining Sauil!
You are duty, You are bonds,
the words of men sworn on bright blades,
their deeds bearing promises.
All laws of the world are Yours; 
all oaths are made in Your name.
All crimes face Your justice;
all loyalty reaps Your blessing.
Receive these gifts, O Teiws,
great king whose word is law,
that I freely give to You.
May You guide my words
and deeds toward rightness.

To Cniva

Simple Prayer

I welcome You, Cniva, Champion of Teiws, Cunning King.
You put your people on the map for the first time.
We seek to emulate the boldness that launched you into legend.
O Fearless Warrior, may You bless me with courage.
In thanks, I give You this offering in love and adoration.

Poetic Prayer

I welcome you, Cniva!
O ancestor!
Champion of Teiws!
Great is your muns
and the might of your deeds.

I welcome you, Cniva!
Fearless warrior,
wily strategist!
Raider of Philippolis, you put
your people on the map
for the first time.
We seek to emulate
the boldness that
launched you into legend
and sealed your success.
Receive these gifts, O Cniva,
great king who changed history,
that I freely give to you.
May you bless me with
courage and cunning.