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Runecaster's Handbook: The Well of Wyrd (New)
by Thorsson, Edred
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Book ID: 9781578631360, 157863136X
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The author of best-selling Futhark: A Handbook of Rune Magic and Runelore takes you deeper into the heart of the runecaster's art, specifically, runic divination. The word rune means "mystery", and casting the runes enables the runecaster to penetrate the mystery of the relationship between the gods and humans, and between internal and external environments. Strongly loyal to the ancient traditions, Edred Thorsson traces the evolution of runecasting to the present in order to restore runework to its historical, spiritual, and cosmological significance. Thorsson shows you:
The book is complete -- including general rune meanings, divinatory tables, the positive and negative aspects of each rune, its linguistic component and phonetic value. Thorsson provides runic layouts and sample readings, as well as alternative ways to cast lots and answer yes/no questions. In each case, he is explicit, precise, and generous -- he trusts the runecaster's art and the integrity of the runecaster who is new to the craft. This volume is sure to restore runecasting to its position as a sacred art.
- how to make your own runes;
- how to load the rune with numinous power;
- how to prepare the optimum setting for a rune reading;
- how to prepare yourself psychologically and spiritually for casting the runes.
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Forrest, Adam (ed)
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