Runes Have Been Around a Long Time
Today, it’s all about Runes: what they are and knowing how they can help answer many of life’s questions.
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While the word ‘rune’ means mystery, whisper or secret, it is no secret why the ancients relied on it to look into the future and explain the events of the present. Runes are an oracle-reading system or form of divination used to gain insights and advice.
Runes, which are most commonly made of stone or wood, display a symbol from each of the runic alphabet on them. The oldest symbols being from the Germanic runic alphabet.
The Variety is Plentiful!
There are different kinds of Rune stones depending on which alphabet you choose to follow; Anglo-Saxon Futhorc, Cirth, Elder Futhark, Gothic Runes, Hungarian Runes, Turkic, Younger Futhork. It is the Elder Futhark Rune alphabet emerging in popularity; it is also known as the alphabet with the “blank”.
Four Simple Steps to Use Runes
The Runes are traditionally placed in a spread or pattern of several tiles for reading. Each symbol displayed on the Rune has a particular meaning and is interpreted in conjunction with how they are spread out. There are 24 or 33 symbols on each stone—depending on the alphabet you are using. And, each symbol has a particular meaning and interpretation.
There are several methods for getting the answers you seek.
- Close your eyes, concentrate on your question and choose a rune from its pouch. Your choice will be your answer.
- Concentrate on the question at hand and then gently toss all the runes from the bag onto a soft surface. Search the runes that stand out and read your answer.
- Lay the runes out in grid and let your hand pass over them slowly while concentrating on what answer you need. Use your left hand if you are right-handed and your right hand if you are left-handed. You will sense the rune that holds the answer to your question.
- Place your mind in a neutral state. Ban worry and concerns from your thinking. Now draw three runes from the bag and line them up. The first rune will be the answer to a past situation, the second one to a present situation, and the last one the answer to a future situation. This type of reading comes from a Norse mythology of three sisters who were able to decide mankind’s fate.
Receiving Answers Using Shapes & Runes
There are also readings done with the runes in a particular shape.
The diamond-shaped reading is good for gaining insights regarding immediate outcomes.
A cross-shaped spread for a life-path reading, and a circle reading to learn about the romantic energy between two people. Finally, there is the Well of Wyrd that comes directly from Norse mythology. It is said the tree of life receives its water from this well and that Odin discovered the Runes there. This reading is complex and requires study. It gives insight into multiple questions and probable fates.
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Do I Need to Take a Course In Runes?
One need not study to learn how to read Runes. Most any set will come with a booklet describing the symbols and characters. There are also a number of Rune books available that give detailed meanings, interpretations and history.
Runes are just one more form of divination to help you along life’s journey. You may find this method resonates with you. Enjoy your discovery!
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