Runes are a form of divination from the Germanic peoples of Central Europe and Scandinavia. Drawing, throwing, or casting runes can be seen as a way for deities or a universal force to communicate directly with the practitioner.
Runes are the ancient Norse alphabet used for communication, divination, and magical work. Here, American runologist Edred Thorsson provides an in-depth guide to the world of runes for beginners and enthusiasts alike.
Everything You Need to Know to Begin Working With Runes The enigmatic nature of the runes is undeniable. In fact, the English word “rune” comes to us from the Norse word runa, which means “a secret,” or “to whisper.
A comprehensive and practical guide to the ancient oracle based on the runic alphabet of the Norse • Reveals the symbolism and divinatory significance of the 24 rune “staves” • Provides clear instructions on how to craft your own rune stones • Explains the role of runes in the Norse...