Online Class: The Runes
with CEU Certificate*
Course DescriptionSome say the Runes are a mystic source of power and protection bestrode from the Ancient Gods. Others have sought and believably found spiritual harmony and co-existence with the natural [earth]. For many, asking for daily guidance by casting of the runes onto an outstretched cloth is a sacred act. To have ones destiny lay out before them, as prescribed by the gods is divine indeed.
To understand how to cast and draw upon the mystical power, one must seek to explore its natural origins. Thought by most, the roots lie deeply with in ancient Norse [Viking] mythology and history. During a period known as The Dark Ages [600-800 BC], in the region of Scandinavia lived a society of people that had no need of a written language. They expressed ideas using a system of mantra sounds that corresponded to each of 24 symbols [Elder Futhorkh Runes] that formed complete thought based on their arrangement to each other.
As the Vikings traveled and explored the neighboring regions, they encountered new and different tribes. Each, as they adopted the Futhorkh Runes into their own culture attached the symbols to their own alphabets and added new symbols for the alphabet that had none. The original runes along with the new symbols were widely adopted into their religious rites.
Fearing that the true purpose of the runes would be discovered some of the original runes were altered, hidden or replaced with new symbols, by the ruling Rune Masters to confuse the reading and quench the power drawn from them from.In this study, you will learn how to recreate and activate the Original Elder Futhorkh Runes. Come to better understand their true purpose and meaning and how to cast and read the Runes. You will also learn how to set up 'The Sacred Alter' and conduct private and group 'Rune Ceremonies'.
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Lesson 1 : The History and Foundation of the RunesSome say the Runes are a mystic source of power and protection bestrode from the Ancient Gods. Others have sought and believably found spiritual harmony and co-existence with the natural [earth]. For many, asking for daily guidance by casting of the runes
Lesson 2 : The Elder FutharkDescription of the Runic alphabet from medieval Germany which is used in modern rune readings, the Elder Futhark
Lesson 3 : Rune Symbology: What Do They Mean?As we have already seen in the previous Unit how the meaning of the rune symbols changed from being glyphs that represented the gods or goddess of Asgard.
Lesson 4 : Writing with Rune SymbolsIn this chapter, we are looking at the practical use of the symbol alphabet.
Lesson 5 : Poems of the Sacred SymbolsThe lay in the Poetic Edict "Song of the High One", sings a song telling of Wuotan's death and rebirth while hanging on the World Tree [Yggdrasil Tree].
Lesson 6 : Rune MakingThe materials needed for making a rune set are available from your local craft-hobby shop.
Lesson 7 : Rune Casting, How to read the runesRune Casters will tell you that there are as many ways to cast the runes, as there are grains of sand on the seashore.
Lesson 8 : The Sacred AltarThe sacred altar is the corner stone to any ceremony, private or group. There are however, a few basic items needed.
Lesson 9 : Magical Rune FormulasUsing the runes for meditation, incantations, talismans, manifestations, and annual festivals
Lesson 10 : Rune Rituals Ceremony for SelfThe private rune ceremony held twice daily, once before the start of the day, to renew your spirit [loci] with the natural and cosmos, receiving positive energy and to seek insight and direction from the gods for today's events.
Lesson 11 : Rune Rituals Ceremonies for GroupThe group rune ceremony usually held monthly and during Pagan religious celebrations requires a large venue or sizable outdoor space depending on the number of participants.
Lesson 12 : Using the Elder Futhark Runes for Health, Wealth and HappinessBy using the different rune formulas for calming, relaxation, sleep, healing, and banishing evil loci that fill you with negative energy for have the power to refortify with positive energy, which protects your good health.
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Course Title: The RunesCourse Number: 7550388Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countriesCourse Type: Spiritual EducationGrading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earnedAssessment Method: Lesson assignments and review examsSyllabus: View SyllabusDuration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!Requirements: View Technical RequirementsCourse Fee: $55.00 (no CEU Certification) || with CEU Certification: $80.00
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Learning OutcomesBy successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Summarize the history and foundation of the runes.
- Describe rune symbology.
- Describe writing with rune symbols.
- Summarize the poems of the 24 sacred symbols.
- Describe rune making.
- Describe rune formations.
- Describe the scared altar.
- Describe magical rune formulas.
- Describe rune rituals ceremony for self.
- Describe rune rituals ceremonies for group.
- Summarize using the 24 scared futhorkh runes for health, wealth and happiness, and
- Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
An Introduction Assignment 5 Lesson 1 Assignment Assignment 20 Lesson 1 : The History and Foundation of the Runes Exam 12 Lesson 2 Assignment Assignment 15 Lesson 2 : The Elder Futhark Exam 5 Lesson 3 Assignment Assignment 15 Lesson 3 : Rune Symbology: What Do They Mean? Exam 8 Lesson 4 Assignment Assignment 20 Lesson 4 : Writing with Rune Symbols Exam 7 Lesson 5 Assignment Assignment 20 Lesson 5 : Poems of the 18 Sacred Symbols Exam 8 Lesson 6 Assignment Assignment 20 Lesson 6 : Rune Making Exam 10 Lesson 7 Assignment Assignment 15 Lesson 7 : Rune Casting Exam 10 Lesson 8 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 8 : The Sacred Altar Exam 10 Lesson 9 Assignment Assignment 15 Lesson 9 : Magical Rune Formulas Exam 9 Lesson 10 Assignment Assignment 15 Lesson 10 : Rune Rituals Ceremony for Self Exam 10 Lesson 11 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 11 : Rune Rituals Ceremonies for Group Exam 9 Lesson 12 Assignment Assignment 25 Lesson 12 : Using the Elder Futhorkh Runes for Health, Wealth and Happiness Exam 7 Final Exam- The Runes Exam 48 Total Points: 388
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