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Origins.   It is said that the Norse God Odin, impaled his heart with his own spear and hung on the world tree, Yggdrasil, for nine days and nights without food or water. His reward was the ability to understand the meaning of the runes.  Flowing from the Well of Urd or the source of fate, the runes are symbols used by the Norns to carry that fate up the trunk and branches of Yggdrasil to the nine worlds amidst its boughs. In understanding the meaning of the runes, Odin gained profound wisdom and power. To the Norse and Germanic peoples,...

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