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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This book has good merits, and huge gaping flaws, it was written in a time before the ease of even knowing what material was available on the internet. No doubt some of it can be accessed online.

Thomas Dunne Books; 25th anniversary edition November 11, Language: If you are looking for a beginner’s introduction to rune casting, this book and rune stone set will suffice.

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Alright so first things first, I question the people who have posted negative comments ralh to if they’ve even read the book. Aug 26, Kathy rated it liked it Shelves: I had received this book that comes with a set of runes as a gift a few years ago and loved it. 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.

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Blum admits, there’s no wrong way to play this game, because everything about it is totally random. I have long been a fan of the I Ching. Mar 07, genevieve rated eunes it was amazing Recommends it for: Even the “Odin’s Rune” readings — pulling one Rune only from the bag — gave me an accurate and thought-provoking reading. Unfortunately, since I bought this book from a library, it didn’t come with a bag of runes like it was said in the book that it would.


Runes, for me, are in the “doesn’t quite make it for me” category.

The one that sticks out the most is the guy who decided whether or not to except a job as CEO of a company or to quit based on what tile he pulled out of his bag.

Turns out, blhm book comes in a box with 1 set of runes and a rune satchel.

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On the other hand, Blum is honest about what he’s doing and that the form of divination he’s invented is one that’s based on intuition. I found the symbolism and meanings presented to be intriguing and enlightening.

It’s only part of what is a very deep, rich, and amazingly complex system. As a oc of the art of tarot divination, I honestly appreciated his applied meanings.

These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Some background is given on the runes and how hundreds of years ago, people used them almost like how people still commonly use tarot cards now.

The Book of Runes by Ralph H. Blum

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Without bothering to pull off the road, I opened my Rune notes and Honoured, welcomed, feared, these shamans were familiar figures in tribal circles. It’s not worth the effort. Bblum bother with it. And, because of the bad etching on my rose quartz set which made it hard to use as Viking Runes, I had been promising myself a new set.

Trivia About The Book of Runes. I had no idea about Norse mythology, runes, or using runes as a way of esoteric art- but loved the very non-occult approach Blum took with this. El estudio de las runas es tan complejo que es necesario poseer mas de un libro.

Book of Runes

Read reviews that mention ralph blum book of runes years ago blank rune highly recommend set of runes rune stones anniversary edition new age elder futhark easy to understand historically accurate edred thorsson easy to read great book anyone interested use the runes every day falling apart blum has written the book. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Other reviewers have already raised my points, and raised them well, so I won’t go into much detail.


Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I read it back in the early 80s That may offend or upset some rune casters who get their undies twisted in a knot.

There is evidence that a fair number of runic practitioners were women. I’d been curious about runes since I watched a rune reading about a month ago, so that definitely piqued my interest!

When Herodotus traveled around the Black Sea, he encountered descendants of Scythian tribesmen who crawled under blankets, smoked themselves into a stupor, and then cast stones in the air and read them when they fell.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Blum seems to be a well-intentioned, spiritually-minded monotheist with a propensity blun adopting other cultures’ divinatory systems.

I had a strong feeling Blum’s Little Book of Runic Wisdom I had no idea about Norse mythology, runes, or using runes as a way of esoteric art- but loved the very non-occult approach Bl LOVED this book! Used this book at a many friend’s houses and loved it. Oct 04, Jaime rated it did not like it Shelves: I call my own computer when we are on speaking terms”The Oracle of Delphi. I read the book in it’s entirety numerous times throughout the years.