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The Power and Lore of Runes
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Learn More About Runes:
  • The Magick and Mystery of Runes  The runes are magical symbols that convey the story of creation, life, destruction, and rebirth, and these forces constantly occur on many levels of being. Because the mind processes all stimuli as symbols, although oftentimes unconsciously,  the runes are extremely useful for personal transformation in that they may help to make the process a more conscious one.
  • Secret Runes - Coded Runes A cryptic or coded way to write runes is called "Lønnruner" in Norwegian, which means "secret runes". In English, "coded runes", might be a better expression.
  • Knowest How to Count!  Now you get to learn the Northern Tradition of numbers...
  • Rune Formulas  Multiple Runes can be used to create different formulas for something you may wish to achieve, or energy you may wish to attract or use in moving toward a specific purpose.
  • Magic worked with Runes and Numbers  Or: ... calculating words cleverly calculated.
  • Number and Value of the Runes  There are more means to magic than just pictures and rhyme.

Runes were first used over 1500 years ago by the East Goths, and later appeared throughout England and Scandinavia. As Christianity took hold, the use of runic alphabets in divination became reviled as a pagan practice. The word "rune" itself comes from an early Anglo-Saxon word meaning "secret" or "mystery", and they remain an enigma to the world at large. Runes were initially most popular among Wiccans and modern pagans, but have enjoyed unprecedented mainstream adoption in the past 30 years. For more information, read Facade's Introduction to Rune Readings.

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