This section presents several forms of drawing runes. There is little historical evidence for using either of these methods. The first method (the 3 Norns), however, remains the most widespread and seems the oldest. This page gives a quick overview of each method.
Consultation of the nornes
This method answers closed questions (yes or no). It is very widely used. The first rune corresponds to the past, the influences. The second rune corresponds to the present and gives advice. The third rune corresponds to the future and the possible solutions. If all the runes are in place, the answer is positive. If all the runes are upside down, the answer is negative. If only 2 runes are up or down, the answer is tempered.Free draw
The Odin Cross
It is, according to the specialists, the method which makes it possible to obtain the best answers on a particular problem. The first rune, to the west, corresponds to the general framework of the question asked. The second rune, to the north, corresponds to the forces that play against you. The third rune, to the east, is the positive forces that work for you. The fourth rune, to the south, corresponds to the short-term evolution. Finally, the fifth rune, in the center, corresponds to the long-term future.
The head of the god Mimir
This 7 run run technique is useful for answering the question: How will my destiny evolve if ... The first group of runes (1 and 2) is the bottom of the problem. The second group of runes (3 and 4) correspond to the factors that interfere. The third group of runes (5 and 6) correspond to the solution elements. Finally, the seventh rune, alone, corresponds to the outcome or the consequences.
The Oracle of Thor
This 7 runes method brings all the elements to allow a precise reading of the moment and the question. The first rune refers to the consultant and what works in his favor. The second rune concerns the circumstances surrounding the question. The third rune represents external influences. The fourth rune gives the answer to the question. Finally, the last 3 runes (5, 6 and 7) give details of the answer made by the fourth rune.
The Celtic Cross
This 10-run draw method comes from the tarot. It's better to use it to guide someone other than yourself. The first rune corresponds to the current situation. The second rune refers to the obstacles encountered. The third rune gives the objectives. The fourth rune corresponds to the last significant events. The fifth rune announces the way to go. The sixth rune is the path. The seventh rune takes stock of the qualities and defects of the consultant. The eighth rune corresponds to the probable evolution of the situation. The ninth rune corresponds to expectations and fears. Finally the tenth rune gives an answer, it must be put in relation with the fourth rune.