A Practical Guide to the Runes


Series Number: 114
Genre: Pagan
Condition: New
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Shelf: 40
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Subtitle: Their Uses in Divination and Magic
Author: Peschel, Lisa
Binding: Paperback
Cover Price: 3.95
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Publisher: Llewellyn Publications
Copyright Year: 1989
Publication Year: 1989
ISBN#: 0-87542-593-3
LCCN#: 89002246
Pages: 192
Address: St. Paul, Minn., U.S.A
Dewey Decimal: 133.4
LoC Classification: BF1891.R85 P47 1989


EIHWAZ the yew, URUZ the wild ox, KENAZ the hearth fire. Created by the Nordic and Germanic tribes of northern Europe, the runes began as a magickal system of pictographs representing the forces and objects in nature.

This guidebook will help you discover the oracular nature of the runes and how to use them as a magickal tool for insight, protection, and luck. Practical and concise, this book includes:

  • Complete descriptions of the twenty-four runes of the Elder Futhark, plus WYRD, the blank rune

  • The differences between bindrunes and runescripts

  • Four rune layouts and detailed rune interpretations, including reversed position meanings

  • How to carve runes and create talismans

  • Meanings and uses of the runes in magick