123645698I Libri delle Rune Zen

RUNES : SACRED AND SECRET SYMBOLS

The word rune is derived from the Gothic ‘rune’, which means something secret, mysterious, or the murmurs or whisperings of the soul. It is a series of essential graphic symbols, dating back to The Bronze Age.

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  • I CHING AND RUNES

    To develop a new perspective on divination it is worthwhile comparing the Chinese I Ching and the Celtic Runes. Though they originate from very different cultural and historical backgrounds both have been used throughout the ages as divinatory tools by strategists and leaders for consultation on political or social issues. It may seem odd to […]

  • THE I CHING

    Probably The I Ching was born out of the same necessities. It goes back to times lost in the fog of legends when single symbols were interpreted and their meanings were passed on by word of mouth. There was a time when the symbols of The I Ching were read one by one and questions […]

  • THE RUNES

    It is worth remembering that at first The Runes were accessible as a divinatory tool only to a priveleged few namely Northern European shamans and later Celtic druids. This helps us to understand why the collective memory considers The Runes to be a magical instrument, something secret, sacred and the domain of shamans. Over time, […]