eihwaz Archives - The Birch Grove
EIHWAZ (Yew-Was) Also: Eiwaz or Eihaz (Proto-Germanic), Eoh (Futhorc), Ihwaz (?) Latin Alphabet: I:, æ:, or EO Literal Translation: Yew Esoteric: Yggdrasil or Kundalini In divination, the Futhark rune Eihwaz can take on two meanings- movement toward Enlightenment, endurance, initiation, or confusion, destruction, dissatisfaction, weakness, death.
One of the most recognizable symbols used in modern Paganism is the Nordic Runes. The symbols originate from a series of related alphabets used to write Germanic languages in pre-Christian Europe. The earliest record of these inscriptions has been dated to 150 AD, many of the oldest found in Denmark and northern Germany. The runic… read more »