The Book of Runes has ratings and 72 reviews. Jason said: I thought this was about how to decipher and read Nordic runes. It’s not. The book origi. Results 1 – 30 of 73 The Book of Runes: A Handbook for the Use of an Ancient Oracle: The Viking Runes with Stones: 10th Anniversary Edition by Blum, Ralph H. Book of Runes by Ralph Blum, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Not a bad starter book, but it’s kind of like providing someone with prayers and then not having them read the Bible. Martin’s Press first published The Book of Runes, 25th Anniversary Edition: God to be interpreted. On one hand, The book is very clear that the meaning of the runes are just Blum’s invention and that they are meant to understood through subconscious reflection when using them.

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Self-discovery at its highest form. I recently ordered the same for my Taking Up The Runes: A Handbook for the Use of an Ancient Oraclewhich was marketed with a small bag of round tiles with runes stamped on them.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Blum doesn’t know what he’s talking about. The Book of Runes is simple, complete, sturdy, and rxlph portable, first written 34 years ago, by a man born in The mysteries of art are what holds the gaze as much as beauty.


I found the symbolism and meanings presented to be intriguing and enlightening. Blum presents contemporary interpretations of Rune casting for Spiritual Warriors, people seeking wisdom and guidance to affect positive change in their present lives to build a better future.

Blum admits, there’s no wrong way to play this game, because everything about it is totally random. Turns out it’s for good bluum Blum also used the I Ching regularly, and boum it along with the Runes themselves to create this Runic system.

We both find consulting the runes helps to get us out of our heads and all its mind chatter. A King he was on a carven throne, In many-pillared halls of stone With golden roof and silver floor, And runes of power upon the door. I had received this book that comes with a set of runes as a gift a blkm years ago and loved it.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Inthe modern usage of the runes for answering life’s questions was apparently originated by Ralph Blum in his divination book The Book of Runes: Not going to send them back. AmazonGlobal Kf Orders Internationally. Rather, this book is a contemporary oracle medium that utilizes the runes. It helps me contemplate things going on in my life. It is not historical, but for those that ralpn help with self introspection, this method might help.

Jan 27, Yvonne rated it it was amazing Shelves: If you’re interested in a historically-minded guide to rune casting, which seeks to deliver the oldest known methods of using the runes, I think you can safely skip this book. I highly recommend these Runes to anyone as a valuable addition to their collection of oracles. I will definitely recommend this book for anyone who’s truly interested in the Runes.


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Customers who bought this item also bought. Read enough about the runes and you’ll be told this guy has basically invented all of this hook. I also believe that the Please read the disclaimer on page 24 of this book before purchasing.

Cultural anthropologist, writer, and publisher Ralph H. I change my inner perception and the outer reveals the beauty so long obscured by my own attitude. Blum was attempting to be disrespectful of such a rich and colourful history.

They are simply a reflection. Blum admits ralpph he had no idea how to use the runes originally; instead of consulting the various Eddas and other historical sources, he used the I-Ching to come up with basically his own system rumes rune reading.

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