Runic Consecration Ritual
space with Hammer Sign +
in the North, Hold and hallow this stead”
east, south, west, above, and below)
Thunor (Thor), the Thunderer, protect this space.
Sibb (Sif), Wife of Thunor, may this space be sanctified.
the Gods and Others
Woden, the All Father!, May I honor your Gift and Sacrifice of the Runes
Frige, Shining Lady of Asgard, May I show discernment in reading the Runes
Freo (Freya), Shining Lady of the Vanir, May I be deft at understanding the
Urdhr, Norn of What has become
Verdhandi, Norn of What is becoming
Skuld, Norn of What shall be.
there come the maidens
knowledge of many things
from that sea,
stands beneath the tree;
is called Urdhr,
carved on sticks,
laid down the law,
choose the lives
the children of men,
fates of men.”
“Voluspa” Verse 20
the Runes by tracing a figure over them, and saying each out loud.
these Runes draw from each of the Nine Worlds,
the World of men,
the World of raging fire, Niflheim, the World of freezing cold,
the World of the Shining Ones, Vanaheim, the World of the Fertile Ones,
Jotunheim, the World of the
Giants, Svartalfheim, the World of the Dark Elves, Ljossalfheim, the World of
the Light Elves,
Hel, the World of the Dead.
May these Runes be worthy of the
Well of the Wyrd.
these Runes read right!
space to ordinary time and place
and Farewell All!
and Farewell, Woden, the Wise One
and Farewell, Frige, the Frith Weaver
and Farewell, Freo, the Seidhkona
and Farewell the Norns, the Weavers of the Wyrd.
and Farewell Sibb, Lady of the Golden Hair, may this space be ordinary
and Farewell Thunor, Son of the Earth, may this space be ordinary
note that I use the Anglo-Saxon names of the Gods since They are the Ones I am
most familiar with.
Aswynn, Freya, “Northern Mysteries & Magick,”
Llewellyn, Woodbury, MN, 1998.
Kaldera, Raven, “The Pathfinder’s Guide to the Nine Worlds,”
Asphodel, Hubbardston, MA, 2007.
---, “Voluspo,” “The Poetic Edda,” Sacred Texts, http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/poe/poe03.htm.
Krasskova, Galina, “Exploring the Northern Tradition,” New
Page Press, Franklin Lakes, N.J., 2005.
Wild, Sean, “The Runes Workbook,” Thunder Bay, San
Diego, CA, 2004.