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New to the craft

I have always been a very spiritual and intuitive being ever since I was a small child. I remember counseling my mother about her toxic relationship when I was only 7 years old. As I got older I became interested in eastern religion such as Taoism and Buddhism. The reason why these "religions' enticed me so is because they forced me to look for the answers within rather than look to an invisible "higher being" for guidance while living in the moment as well. I also dabbled with candle magic…


Added by Andrea Saldivar on April 4, 2015 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

My introduction to runes

Early this year I began to have "difficulties". At a point when these difficulties started taking on a grave nature, I happened to glance over at some do-dads. I realized their arrangement made them look like a rune. I suddenly recognized it as a rune, although I didn't know it's name or meaning. I looked it up and sure enough it was a rune and it's meaning was dead on to what was happening. I have been seriously studying runes since. I'm just learning the runes' names and meanings,…


Added by Vance Gibson on September 23, 2014 at 8:42am — 4 Comments

New & driven

Im new to the Runes and driven to learn all I can. I had a stroke a couple years back, and I find that learning new things is extremely more difficult now, but I will not let that stop me.

Im engaged to an Asatru man and he has been teaching me when he can, but not as often as we'd both…


Added by Robyn Downes on September 13, 2014 at 5:17pm — 3 Comments

First 3 days

In the first three days that I have been meditating on runes, the First I pulled was īsaz. The Second was hagalaz, and the Third was gābō. Can anyone elaborate more on the significance of these runes and also how they relate to each other?

Added by Michael Saenz on August 11, 2014 at 2:12am — 15 Comments

New to Runes

Brief story of how I came across the runes: Let me start by saying I am of Puerto Rican descent. My religion is Santeria (lukumi/Yoruba pantheon, you should look it up). Anyway, I never heard of the runes in my life until I started to have dreams. Some huge big dude came to me and was carving something. At first I couldn't tell what it was. Now mind you these dreams started happening everyday. As time went on the symbols he was carving kept getting more and more clear. I myself started writing… Continue

Added by Solegan on May 24, 2014 at 4:19am — 5 Comments

Recently feeling very enraged for no reason, drew Thurisaz- relief ensued.

Recently, I was feeling enraged and I had no idea why! The anger was so deep. I found myself being short with everyone- feeling like I was going to snap. I was not at all like myself.

I decided to go into my meditation room and seek advice from my ancestors and from the runes. I started to explain what I was feeling and tears came forth. I had tears from my anger. I asked why I was feeling this way- and what was I so enraged about?

As soon as I put my hand into my rune bag,…


Added by shana on May 18, 2014 at 12:34pm — 13 Comments

My interpretations of Rune positions in my casts , wonder how more experienced readers interpret ?

As I wrote in a previous blog, I'm new to learning about the Elder Futhark Runes. I've studied for 7 years ,to the best of my…


Added by Kimberlee Cowles Dyer on April 19, 2014 at 10:00am — 14 Comments

Finding a Rune Reading Method that works best for me

I have been self studying the Runes for about 7 years.

For the last 3 years or so I've practiced The Nornic  Casting method ,The method written in Edred Thorsson's ,The Well of Wyrd in which the lots are cast on a white cloth. Have also experimented    with  my own variations.  I have mainly practiced  on my self .

After my cast I've  looked upward or shut my eyes and picked out three Runes and placed them in order

of past /Urdhr-on left hand side , then present…


Added by Kimberlee Cowles Dyer on April 16, 2014 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments


Added by sammadur on March 17, 2014 at 6:16am — No Comments

Shaping, Re-shaping, and Wyrd

Lately, I have felt the pressure and pulling of the energies that have been impacting the planet. I have heard here and there that this month particularly will be full of changes and transformative energy will abound.

Inwardly, I have been processing alot of "emotional baggage", the results of a few abusive relationships and have been struggling with my emotions. Anger is quick to flare up, over really insignificant triggers (usually my kids getting into something they know they…


Added by Esther Ravensdottir on January 17, 2014 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

A Chapter of 552 Rune-Combo Interpetations

I have not seen this in the literature, but it came to me after writing my last book, and the thought was resurrected while writing the narrative of the murkstaves in this new book, "Questioning the Runes". What I found was that each rune was able to be described in terms of the runes to its immediate right and left. I believe this to be possible with any rune combination.

My chapter would consist of 552 such demonstrations, and I will give an example in this blog post of what…


Added by Tyriel [Rune Secrets Admin] on January 7, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments


Siegfried Adolf Kummer "Runen-Magie".

A little book not yet translated into English as far as I know.

Added by Dieter Rüggeberg on January 2, 2014 at 2:56am — No Comments

Tyriel has Returned

Light travels at a certain speed, and thus the night sky we see is not as it truly is. The ancient stars are more ancient than we can suppose, and the deeper we look, the farther we are from what is Now.

So it has been with my words, as I express thoughts I had, in words you all could understand. I strove for clarity, above all, to establish the foundations of the rune meanings as I understood them, but only as far as I could express clearly.

Whether or not my…


Added by Tyriel [Rune Secrets Admin] on December 17, 2013 at 3:30am — 9 Comments

Something I've been toying with

Being a geek of sorts I have this need to explore things and so I was toying with the idea of the unit circle, a sine wave, the elder futhark, and the nine worlds, plotted together. The X axis, horizontal, is literally the year in our time and the elder futhark plotted in 15 degree increments of 360 degree's. I have…


Added by James Taddeo on December 10, 2013 at 10:42am — 4 Comments


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Added by Tim Herlihy on December 1, 2013 at 5:07pm — 1 Comment

Rune creation rituals

First let me say that I'm grateful to finally find an active forum!  I'm a relative newbie at this, and have been reading through the usual sources from Thorsson, Oswald, Aswynn, etc...and what I'm really dying to find is the ancient rituals used to create the runes themselves.  I can burn straight lines into tree branches all day long, but I'd like to actually be able to properly empower my runes.  Getting my hands on some of those old practices would go a long way in giving me some…


Added by Mason Jump on November 25, 2013 at 7:54am — 2 Comments

Runes and Consciousness: Thorn

From my Facebook page:

The rune that comes to raise awareness and consciousness this week is called Thorn and it actually looks like a…


Added by Carolina Iglesias on October 12, 2013 at 7:33am — 3 Comments

Runes and Consciousness: Eh in inverted position

This week’s rune is called Eh and came out in inverted position. It invites to start a journey towards our essence step by step. Shall we start?

The concept of Consciousness that most strongly resonates with me now is “that which accepts all and judges nothing.” If each one of us is an embodied hologram of that Consciousness, this rune invites us to explore how to experience that concept in human form.

Because this is a rune of earth, it whispers that the path shall be taken…


Added by Carolina Iglesias on September 14, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Looking for Heathen kindreds, groups or individuals in the Seattle/Everett area

 I just relocated to WA (US) and am looking for independent kindreds and Heathens in the Seattle/Everett area. I've been happily solitary for several years, and yet now I feel a strong urge to make connections with others in a more direct way.

  I'd be happy to get to know folks in the area, even just to know who's around here!

  All the best,



Added by Wolfson on August 18, 2013 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

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New to the craft

Posted by Andrea Saldivar on April 4, 2015 at 1:00pm 2 Comments

My introduction to runes

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New & driven

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First 3 days

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New to Runes

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