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Nordic Runes

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 »


SOWULO (So-iölo) Also: Sowilo or Sæwelō (Proto-Germanic), Sol (Younger Futhark), Sigel (Futhorc), Sugil (Gothic) Latin Alphabet: S Literal Translation: Sun Esoteric: Success or Wholeness The Futhark rune Sowulo takes on a double-meaning in divination- guidance, hope, success, goals, honor, life purpose, or bad advice, false success, gullibility, loss of goals.

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