Algiz pose

ELHAZ – ALGIZ: THE SACRED VE

By Ulfhethnar Odinsen AOR The Elhaz – Algiz rune is one with many layers, complexities and associations. The relationship between two of these I’d like to consider and discuss on a more personal level as I believe this rune is symbolic of the sanctuary where one seeks to transcend the bindings of Midgarth yet we aren’t told exactly where that sacred Ve is to be found.

Rune Song

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By Kris N AOR Fehu is wealth in family Uruz, primal energy And Thrizaz is the strength within thee Ansuz breathes Odin’s words

Runic Name Analysis: Living up to your name

by Shawn E AOR I have found that using the runes to analyze and interpret various aspect of people's names is an interesting exercise in growing in personal runic understanding. It has also been rather fruitful in helping others see themselves in a new light.

The Runic Era: Some History of the New Awakening

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By Heimgest DCG We receive many enquiries about OR practices and questions/misunderstandings about the Runic Era are not rare. Here then are the facts.

Gealdor/Mantra as an OR practiceHeimgest CG

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In the early days of this new overt resurgence of our glorious religion, the use of gealdor was somewhat overlooked in Blotar and personal practice. In fact some treated it with suspicion. Of course the fact that most (if not all) blot included hailing the Gods can be seen as practicing a mantra without consciously realizing it; for in a way these can be seen as a simple mantra. However it was not generally perceived as such and runic gealdor was only practiced by a few.

Runes - The Materials and Methods Employed in Rune Making

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One of the ways of becoming acquainted with the Runes is to make a set for yourself, and there are a variety of materials that can be used for this purpose.

Runes - A basic intro to the Runes

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The Runes are, at their most basic level, as described here. However, just as you are a unique individual, their relationships with you are also unique. If you wish to explore these relationships and how you interact with each Rune, then you must explore the Runes, one at a time, and have no regard for other people's explanations.

Uruz in Physical Use

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THE power or energy expressed in the Uruz rune can be used in everyday life in tasks requiring a prolonged use of physical strength, particularly if it is of a monotonous nature.