Raido (rye-doh) is the fifth rune of the first aett. It literally means “riding” or “journey.” It represents the path ahead, or the right way. Raido is also associated with leadership, or “taking the reins.” It represents the ordered movement of celestial bodies, like the path or the sun across the sky. Raido is associated […]

Ansuz (awn-sooz) is the fourth rune of the first aett. It represents order, consciousness, and communication. It is associated with Odin. It is associated with planning, intellect, and the ability to make choices and create order. Ansuz is associated with Lammas.

Thurisaz (thoo-ree-saz) is the third rune of the first aett. Thurisaz is the oldest name of Thor, and literally means “giant.” It represents a blending of the fire and ice of the previous two runes, as the mixing of primordial fire and ice made the giants. It represents the brink of consciousness, a primal urge […]