The Wisdom of the Runes

‘Runa – Wisdom of the Runes’ presents what is, without doubt, the most misunderstood, probably the most cynically abused set of runes in the history of runology. The Armanen runes have been ignored by scholars, abused by right wing extremists, and largely forgotten by students of the occult. Nevertheless, the Armanen runes are in many ways the quintessential esoteric rune row. Originally conceived of by the nineteenth-century German mystic Guido von List, the Armanen runes offer us the most esoterically charged futharks ever encountered.

As well as exploring their true history, Runa discusses the deeper significance of the Armanen runes with the intention of returning the runes to their rightful place at the zenith of true runic magic as well as their true meaning as symbols of transformation granting access into the deeper unconscious and what may lie beyond.

Runa examines each rune in detail, before embarking on a detailed exploration of the relationship between the Armanen Runes and Yggdrasil, the Germanic and Nordic world tree directly link the two, in this respect Runa is a unique text, as it is the only text to directly link the two, exploring the importance of this connection, which cannot be overstated.

Introductory video for Runa – The Wisdom of the Runes click on the image above to watch the video.

Available in the following editions:

Paperback Edition; Gloss laminate cover – To follow

Standard Hardback Edition; a burgundy case binding with black foil blocking to cover & spine, 90gsm cream paper stock, black end papers, with black head and tail bands.

Special Edition; a black cloth case binding of 125 copies with copper foil blocking to cover & spine, 90gsm cream paper stock, red end papers, with red head and tail bands.

Black Edition: a limited edition of 125 hand-numbered examples, bound in black faux leather, with black foil blocking to the front and spine, 80gsm white paper stock, red endpapers, with red head and tail bands.

Fine Edition; the book is presented in finest black goat leather, with red and black inset panels, and copper foil blocking to the front and spine. The book will be housed in a solander box covered in red fine goat leather with black foil embossed design on the front and spine. Housed underneath the book, in a compartment within the solander box, will be a full set of handmade wooden runes to accompany the book, made from Ash and decorated with pyrography by the author.

Size; All editions are 156mm x 234mm.

Pagination;  162 pages.

Preface to the Second Edition

Part One: Genesis of the Runes


Guido von List and The History of the Armanen Runes
Odhinn: The Dark God of the Runes
The Runic Trinity – Odhinn, Vili, Vie

Part Two: The Armanen Runes
The Armanen runes: Their meaning
Defining the 18 runes
The Realms of Yggdrasil
The Nine Worlds
The ‘Nine Mighty Songs’ – the nine bind runes of Yggdrasil
The Runes of Yggdrasil: Odhinn’s journey
(The Bind runes and Yggdrasil)
Yggdrasil – A Jungian Analysis

Part Three: High Rune Magic
The Hammer sign invocation
‘Awakening into the Mysteries’ an invocation of runic power
‘To their power awaken’ – The ritual of the nine nights to follow Odhinn’s journey through the Realms of Yggdrasil

Part Four: Divination and Numerology
Armanen Runic Numerology
Armanen Runic Divination
Additional Armanen Bind Runes

Paperback Edition

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Standard Hardback Edition

£23.50 plus shipping

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Black Edition

£35.00 plus shipping

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Special Edition

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Fine Edition

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