The name and basic meanings of the runes are given for each design. Enya music to play (below) if you wish. New designs will be added as time goes on.
______Berkana______ Meaning - The cyclical nature of growth and rebirth. This is a fertile and feminine rune that permeates all things with its a gentle rythym. Berkana is by nature, a symbolic mother that nurtures her family and tenderly cares for all around. Family matters and human relations in a broader sense are all touched by the gentle power of Berkana. Plans for the future and any new starts, will be carefully considered with the protection and wisdom of this rune, . As these new plans and ideas take shape, they will become strong, healthy and highly successful.
______Sowelu_______ Meaning - The Sun. This rune relates to the Sun's energy and on a personal level, incorporates wholeness with a sense of well being. On an inner level, a growing knowledge that you are on the right path and that any action you take will have a good outcome. Spiritually you are nearing completion, becoming one with your own desitiny and aligning all things that are rightfully yours to work with.
Raido Meaning - The cycles of the sun. Traveling distances to find a new path in life or taking a journey for pleasure. Time and seasons are all at the forefront of the raido rune. The harvest cannot be reaped before the seed has been nurtured and raised to it's fullness and likewise any venture must be travelled through each of its stages before the end results can be seen. Patience will ensure a good outcome. It can portend a spiritual journey that takes a full year before being able to reap the benefits. Or it can also simply mean a full day/month of creative work that will bring about the successful conclusion of your intentions.
____ Hagalaz_______ Meaning – 'Hail' (to stop in your tracks) A wake up call is due and with this rune, like wild and harsh weather, life is forced to change and in some cases can almost be destroyed. The force of Hagalaz is beyond human control. The word Hagalaz originally came from the word “hailstone” and like hail, this rune is considered to stop the flow of activity (as in the same way that water crystalises into hail). This rune can cause loss, suffering, poor health and damage. It can affect any area of life that the higher consiousness must correct and is done in such a way that there is little choice in the matter. Once this ruthless storm subsides, the course of life on a personal level adapts to a new path; a wiser, harmonious and more enlightened transition is gained at the outcome.
WUNJO Meaning - Happiness and contentment.
Joy in productive relationships that work well together. Sharing goals and appreciation of others. Soul mates, partners in love and harmonious family unions. This rune's power, is said to give you new chances and to feel that life is working well, with a sense of being 'at one'with nature. An energy that allows you to easily acheive goals.
Meaning – Ancestory and Inheritance.
This rune relates to property associated with heredity and family land. On a spiritual level it links to the ancient gifts passed from family members that have since passed long ago. These gifts can be used to make gains in this life time. Solidity, steadfastness and an integral part of the bonds made with people connected to the path you travel in life.
Meaning – Sheild and Defence A protective energy that can defend you from harm. Linking with the forces of the elements, it enables you to move through life's most difficult times, especially when you are feeling vulnerable.
Meaning – Strength and edurance. A force that gives strength and structure to creative energy. Endurance at a physical level and healing of the mind by duty and creative work. Power to see things through to a conclusion in the material world. This rune depicts the yoke around the ox's neck; when burdens are heavy, physical strength combines with a strong will that can empower you to reach your goals.
Meaning – Chance and fate. Moving from one level into the next. The combining of your past, present and future. This rune represents the nature of cause and effect and what is to fall into place on your journey. The shape of this rune depicts a die cup on its side and the dice that are cast are the energies that affect your life. How they fall, will depend on the spiritual levels that you have already moved through and what level you need to travel onto, for your own spiritual development.