manaz Archives - The Birch Grove
MANAZ (Man-Az) Also: Mannaz (Proto-Germanic), Mann (Futhorc), Madr (Younger Futhark) Latin Alphabet: M Literal Translation: Man, Human, Mankind Esoteric: Humankind, Awareness Like most Futhark runes, Manaz takes on a dual meaning in divination- divine influence, sustainability, intelligence, awareness, social order, or depression, mortality, self-delusion, bigotry, elitism, intellectual arrogance.
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 »