June 9, 2018

Berkana

Berkana (bear-khan-nah) is the second rune of the third aett, and the eighteenth overall. This is a very feminine rune, and it looks like breasts or the breasts resting on a pregnant stomach. Berkana means birch.

In divination, this can represent something coming. It looks like Perthro with the doors closed. There are elements of birth, spring time, and nurturing plants or animals. It is useful for feminine magick and fertility rites.