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MANNAZ - The Rune of Humanity

     
 
   

Alternative Names
Anglo-Friesian/Germanic: Mannaz
Norse (Viking): Madr
Old English: Man
Other Names/Spellings: Madhr, Madthr, Madthur, Mann,
                                    Manna, Mannar, Mannazold

Pronunciation: Mah-nawz

English Letter Equivalent
M as in man

Translation
Mankind, human.

Meaning
Mankind, humanity. The self, inner being, soul. Manhood, or womanhood.

garnetCharacteristics
Yourself, your mind and ego, your body. People in general, the world. Friends or family or associates. Clarity of thought. Tolerance, broad-mindedness. Devotion, kindness, consideration and charity. Willingness to change.

Mannaz represents the human race, humanity, the shared human nature within each individual. We are all members of the human family, yet alone in life and in the final journey into death. Mannaz symbolizes creativity, intelligence, forward planning, and speech and implies co-operation between individuals for the common good.

hollyPersonal Interpretation
Destiny awaits you, so claim it. But to be a spiritual being, you must balance body, mind and spirit. Embrace everything, good and bad alike, with total acceptance, knowing that each new experience will teach more of life. By learning each lesson you will go onwards and upwards.

Reverse
Refers the same portents to a person of the opposite sex to yourself, e.g. a husband, wife, partner, mother, father etc.

Converse
The person referred to is being covert or dishonest.

Runic Number: 20

Color:  Deep Red 

Element: Airmadder

Polarity: Male and Female

Associated gods: Heimdall, Odin, Frigg

Astrological Correspondence: Jupiter

 

Tarot Talk by Leila Vey

The Magician teaches that as human beings, we have the resources, the creativity, the intelligence and the power to manifest our desires.

It challenges us to claim our birthright, our destiny, and take responsibility for our choices. These are the lessons that link the Magician very nicely with Mannaz.

visit Leila's site at http://tarot.leila.ca

The Rune Poem: Verse XX Mannaz
A mirthful Man is to his kinsmen dear;
Yet each one must from the others turn,
Because Odin desires by his decree
To deliver that frail flesh to earth.

 
     

 


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