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This is the author who started it all for me; my interest and knowledge
of runic lore has expanded since then, but Blum's clear, poetic interpretation--and
his canny parallels to the I Ching--remain with me to this day. Novice
runecasters should definitely own a copy of The
Book of Runes, and take advantage of the complete set of runestones
that come with it. I still use my runestones that i bought with Blum's
book, back in 1984. For this reason, I consider the 10th anniversary
edition a misnomer; I had Blum's book in my hands over 15 years ago.
LOUGHAN, THOMAS MOORE (Introduction), RALPH H. BLUM
Healing Runes : Tools for the Recovery of Body, Mind, Heart & Soul
Blum and Loughan
have set out to fill a gigantic void in the healing field, and they have
created healing interpretations for all the Runes. By using the classic
Rune symbols and following the age-old Rune reading methods, they created
a tool with 25 aspects for the emotional, psychological, and physical healing
of people in times of crisis.
In another homage to Blum, I recommend this book to those who have suffered,
and look to the oracular wisdom of the runes to guide their spiritual recovery.
I myself have used knowledge revealed in this book to aid others in crisis,
and to soothe the passage of hardships in my own life. For the open
minded person who is low in spirit, a book such as this can be a great
author is a world-renowned runelore sage. No caster of the runes
should be without his sharp-witted analysis of both the writing system
itself and its oracular significance. Thorsson truly earns his name
in his contribution to the body of occult runic knowledge.
Freya Aswynn brings the runes to life, and adds a feminine spiritual component
that is relevant to all runecasters--not only women. Because the
runes derive from societies that had a strong matriarchal element, even
men who read the runes will need to understand the female powers that influence
the meanings, interpretations, and truths that runes can reveal. Consider
Aswynn your gateway to a more holistic runic knowledge.
can I say? Nigel Pennick is an authority. He draws from both
oral and written history in his scholarly treatises on runes and the oracular
wisdom that has arisen from their use in divination. Only someone
of Pennick's wit and singleminded devotion to truth could have produced
commentaries and analyses so useful, clear, and relevant. Read the
reviews on Amazon.com, and you will see that I am not alone in my judgment.
Pennick's non-runic works also create a context in which we runecasters
can understand the environment in which our oracle was formed. He
reveals the crucible that forged the truth-speaking symbols of the runestones.
of the Runes : Discover the the Magic of the Ancient Runic Alphabet
The runes are an
ancient Western alphabet inbedded in stone, imbued with strong magical
content. This is a complete introduction to the history and practice of
rune use, from Viking times to the present day. Discover how to use rune
stones, amulets and talismans. Discover methods and materials needed for
rune magic, how to construct runic signs, and how to perform ceremonies
for runic empowerment.
Complete Illustrated Guide to Runes
From the original
Celtic site of the castle at Tintagel, passing through the sacred forest
of Broceliande in Brittany, and on to the monastery of Scelig Mhichil off
the coast of Ireland, Nigel Pennick takes us on an exhilarating spiritual
and historical tour of the Celtic holy places of Europe. He delves into
the mystery and lore behind the power of sacred trees and stones, springs
and wells as places of healing, holy mountains as centers of geomythic
energies, sacred caves, holy islands, sanctified earthworks and cities,
paths and trackways, places for demons and supernatural beings, the visible
instances of the divine in hidden temples, and the holy places of the Celtic
saints. Through these themes, supported by a wide-ranging gazetteer of
sites, he reveals the continuing importance of the Celtic tradition to
Sacred World of the Celts : An Illustrated Guide to Celtic Spirituality
Little Giant Encyclopedia of Runes
This tome is a fine reference to have at hand, and an excellent book to
lend to novices who wish to learn more of the runes. Be warned!
Keep close track of it, or your novices may try to add it to their