Ansuz

Pronunciation
"Awn - sooze"

Phonetic Value
" aa " as in " aah "

Translation
A god. Odin, (in reverse Loki - messenger of the gods and a a trickster)

Meaning
Knowledge. Wisdom. Communication. The mouth. A message

Associated Gods
Odin, Loki, Eostre

Astrological Correspondence
Venus

Magickal Uses
For wise decisions, success, leadership; to help in divination and magic

Ansuz is primarily Odin's rune and represents communication, creativity, controlled and divine power. Spiritually, it is the rune of prophecy and revelation. It also encompasses the ideas of wisdom, knowledge, reason, and therefore of instruction and good advice. It might also refer to a test, examination, or perhaps an interview. It can mean a letter, book, paper, message or other information. Because Loki was a renowned trickster, Ansuz may also portend a surprise, trick or subterfuge.

Ansuz is a symbol of stability and represents order no matter what problems may come to be. The answers to questions are available but not yet recognized. Look for signs and confirmations which are all around. Everything has significance and appreciation of this will lead to understanding. Ensure you don't ignore the message because you don't like the content. All experience is a lesson that teaches by acknowledging the truth knowledge and wisdom will increase.

Reverse Meaning
A lack of communication, awarenes, clarity, either in your past or present position. You may not feel right in accepting what is being offered or you may feel that life is passing you by. This is the time to clean out the old and make way for the new.

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