Other Names/Spellings: Madhr, Madthr, Madthur, Mann,
Manna, Mannar, Mannazold
English Letter Equivalent
M as in man
Mankind, humanity. The self, inner being, soul.
Manhood, or womanhood.
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
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.
Refers the same portents to a person of the opposite sex to
yourself, e.g. a husband, wife, partner, mother, father etc.
The person referred to is being covert or dishonest.
Runic Number: 20
Color: Deep Red
Male and Female
Associated gods: Heimdall, Odin, Frigg
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.
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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.