Reading Runes is one of the most popular methods of Mancy (Divination). There are different kinds of Rune stones depending on which alphabet you choose to follow; Anglo-Saxon Futhorc, Cirth, Elder Futhark, Gothic Runes, Hungarian Runes, Turkic, Younger Futhork. Elder Futhark is the emerging Rune alphabet in popularity; it is also known as the alphabet with the "blank".
Runes are a method of divination similar to the Tarot or the I Ching. Runes are an ancient Germanic alphabet, used for writing, divination and magic. They were used throughout northern Europe, Scandinavia, the British Isles, and Iceland from about 100 B.C.E. to 1600 C.E. Runic inscriptions of great age have even been found in North America, supporting stories that the Vikings arrived in the Americas long before Columbus.
The art of Rune reading is one of the oldest fortune telling techniques available today and a very powerful divination tool for anyone seeking advice or guidance. “Rune” back in ancient times was a synonym to whisper, secret and mystery. The Nordic tribes and Vikings used on all sort of everyday objects – from jewellery to weapons, enhancing their positive traits and some even believed that the object becomes a source of magical power.
Each runes carries the wisdom of our predecessors and has its roots deep in the sacred lands of the ancients, which enhances the symbol’s ability to connect us with the higher powers – within and beyond our souls. When you begin a Rune reading, you don’t just choose on a random basis, like many people think, rather the decision is based on your subconscious mind and thoughts requiring your attention.
Runes as a form of divination are direct, blunt and to the point. You cannot change what it is they want to tell you and so you need to be in a place to hear the messages that they are trying to pass across.