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Bizarre idea in a dream
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Had a very bizarre dream lately: it started with Sowilo that shapeshifted into 2 parallel lines - just like 2 Isa runes, but somehow fundamentally different and the voice/idea of the dream was: "this…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by sammadur Feb 18, 2013.

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Have you ever been explicitly warned by runes to the point of seeing objects arranging themselves into runes?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Dec 21, 2012.

Does Anybody Know the Meaning of This?!
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For three years now I keep trying to find the meaning of this symbol with no definitive result! And now I even discovered a copy of some very old amulet with it - and still don't know the meaning.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Wildbore Nov 14, 2012.

Runic Marketing?
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I often wondered if some companies/businesses were indeed using rune magic for marketing themselves until I stumbled into a chain selling shoes that rather miraculously expands as other similar…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Loclynn Mar 8, 2012.


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sammadur commented on andrew salyer's blog post Make This Affordable Body
"Hey buddy, doubt the right place for brainless adverts this one!"
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Mar 17
sammadur replied to Paprikas Depilacion's discussion Runes for sailors
"The Runes of Tide that ensure safe travel by sea are given in Poetic Edda. Those are #5 in every aett, namely Raidho, Eihwaz and, quite naturally, Laguz. Those were carved on keel of the ship. I don't think one has to bind them - rather carve…"
Jan 8
sammadur commented on Miela Ki's group Bindrunes
"The Runes of Tide that ensure safe travel by sea are given in Poetic Edda. Those are #5 in every aett, namely Raidho, Eihwaz and, quite naturally, Laguz. Those were carved on keel of the ship. I don't think one has to bind them - rather carve…"
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sammadur commented on Carolina Iglesias's blog post Runes and Consciousness: Thorn
"What you have written about self-awareness is definitely the hardest lesson to learn for many of us. However IMO it is URUS that makes us aware of our personal worth and personal space. Thurisaz is more abour breaking through - put it this way - if…"
Oct 12, 2013
sammadur replied to S S's discussion Berkano in Romance reading?
"Oh yes, sorry, it can be a labrador or golden retriever, but surely it will have absolutely no fleas:-)"
Oct 12, 2013
sammadur replied to S S's discussion Berkano in Romance reading?
"Married woman, family, raising children with Perthro = almost sure pregnancy. Anyway, nothing romantic, let alone scandalous - just good old Family Values, mortgage paid on time, reasonable family car and a cocker spaniel:-)"
Oct 12, 2013
sammadur commented on Wolfson's blog post Looking for Heathen kindreds, groups or individuals in the Seattle/Everett area
"Hello! I am afraid I can hardly be of much help with directions on your side of the globe, but you can try to search via some social network - you may have to spend about as much as a bottle of liquor would cost but in just a few hours you'll…"
Aug 27, 2013
sammadur replied to Miela Ki's discussion Aegishjalmur (Helm of Awe) in the group Bindrunes
"Does anybody have any REAL idea how and on what principles those aegishjalmur etc were built in the very first place? Does anybody know ANY meditative or other techniques bringing one to the state of consciousness to really devise a potent…"
Aug 19, 2013
sammadur replied to Jeff Hill's discussion Laguz
"Sometimes especially when murkstave it is taken to mean some negative magical or psychic influences. It can also come as a warning to listen to your intuition or against trusting it too much. It can also relate to following/counteracting the forces…"
Aug 15, 2013
sammadur commented on Jacob's blog post Helm of Empowerment
"What in your opinion do the three intersecting Issa runes do on the "branches" of most aegishjalmur? Are they there for freezing any negative energies that still manage to find their way past Algiz of other runes used for building the…"
Aug 15, 2013
sammadur commented on Eachna Fianna's blog post How can I use the runes to know who to trust? (Having MAJOR dysfunction right now)...
"Great you've got that sorted out and didn't have to change your name like I had to:-) By the way, my new one means "conman" in Icelandic and "self-worshiping bastard" in Russian:-)"
May 30, 2013
sammadur commented on Eachna Fianna's blog post How can I use the runes to know who to trust? (Having MAJOR dysfunction right now)...
"Please rest assured you don't have to suspect any serious magickal intervention into your life - To get really "jinxed" you've got to 1) do something really horrible to someone, who is either a) a Grand Master Class mage…"
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May 17, 2013
sammadur replied to Martiinus's discussion Help with a reading! Thank you
"A sad possibility: since she appears to have been the one cementing together your whole family, she must have been a strong character - Laguz traditionally is taken to designate a strong woman - a warrior/witch type as opposed to Berkana -…"
May 17, 2013
sammadur replied to Esther Ravensdottir's discussion Help with a reading! I can't be objective!
"Seems you are not quoting a reading but rather illustrating your story with the help of runes - every one fits in perfectly well! As a matter of fact it is not uncommon to interpret Laguz murkstave as malevolent intervention - magical or not - most…"
May 1, 2013

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Born in St. Petersburg did English and social psychology traveled a lot and worked in broad variety of spheres but most often translation and consulting.
When did you begin using the runes?
12 years ago
What rune(s) are you most concerned with?
Perthro, Eihwaz, Tiwaz, Ingwaz
Who are your favorite authors on the runes?
Thorsson, Batyushkov, Platov, Von List

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Jera: Unexpected Mysterious Realms

Posted on January 5, 2013 at 2:18pm 7 Comments

In Rune Menings Section on this site there is a rather curious discussion of Dagaz and its rather unexpected invisibility application. I have heard/read of other instances when runes acted in ways well outside of their best-known mainstream descriptions. In some cases of course focusing the strength of one's intent through alternative meanings attributed to certain runes can be behind the scenes, but in other situation a different meaning of some certain rune appears to be repeatedly…


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At 9:43pm on March 14, 2013, Yuriy said…
thanx mifien !
At 5:37pm on December 18, 2012, Eachna Fianna said…

That comment I left was actually for a different user :p Sorry for any confusion.

At 4:57pm on December 18, 2012, Eachna Fianna said…

I've been trying to establish the trump cards of the tarot to the runes like we talked about and I'm not sure it can be done. It's sort of like the runes address another avenue of trumps. I'm at the point of drawing out all the trumps from the deck and asking for each one, "Which rune matches this card's meaning?" Or, perhaps with the pendulum, spreading them all out and then asking one at a time, "does this card's meaning align with this rune?" etc.

At 11:59pm on November 9, 2012, Argenta said…

Hello, mifein, and thank you for the encouragement!

I'm looking forward to the journey :D

At 8:28pm on February 10, 2012, winter.skadi said…

I've been MIA from here for a while, but I love your pic :lol:

At 1:07am on October 5, 2011, Loclynn said…

Yes I can see your point about Eihwaz, but I have worked with this rune many years now and I can tell you that it by it's self is not dangerous. 13 is just 13, what gives it power is you. You are the channel the rune is only the focus. 


But having said that lets walk a little ways down the rabbit hole. 13 is the number of the moon and in the northern tradition the moon is masculine. The influence of the moon on gravity/electromagnetism naturally has an effect on all living and non living body's on this planet.  Understanding this effect is part and parcel to understanding energy flow. What we have in occult literature is an attempt over the years to give language to these energies. 


In a deck of playing cards we see the  we see the 52 weeks of the year divided into the four parts seasons. Each having 13 weeks or 13 sevens. Ruffly every four weeks is one lunar month. 


Both the rune Jerra and Eihwaz are focal points of this energy. In Eihwaz we see Odin hanged on Yggdrasil the world tree. In many ways this is the liner aspect of time. Jerra  is seen as Odin riding on sleipnir the eight legged horse.  This is the horse Odin rides through the night sky, it is the spinning time of cycles. 


So in the one is liner time and in the other is cyclical time. At the intersection were these two time manifestations meat is the interference pattern we call "Now" This "nowness" is the only true reality. It is were all things happen.  

At 2:40am on October 4, 2011, Tyriel [Rune Secrets Admin] said…
Welcome, mifein and again thanks for the headsup on the link that wasn't working earlier!

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