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.

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 »