Futhark: A Handbook of Rune Magic, New Edition (Weiser Classics)
A new, updated edition of the essential guide to thepractice of the runes as a magical tool for spiritualdevelopment.In Futhark, rune master Edred Thorsson reinitiates usinto our heritage, explaining the mysteries of a profound system ofthought and practice that underlies our developing Westernculture.Futhark covers both the spiritual heritage of ancientrunic lore and the practical steps we can take to draw on runepower. This complete book of rune instruction includes rune historyand lore, its basis in metaphysical thought and mysticism, completedefinitions of the twenty-four runes of the Elder Futhark, and theetymology, phonetic value, and interpretation of each rune. Thereader will learn how to perform chants and rituals using runicenergy, how to sign and send runes, and how to practice runicmeditation. The author's presentation of this powerful system islucid and profound, and provides a valuable tool for spiritualtransformation and self-development.