This section presents several forms of drawing runes. There is little historical evidence for the use of either method. The first method (the 3 norns) however remains the most widespread and it seems the oldest. This page gives a quick overview of each of the methods.
Consultation of standards
This method answers closed questions (yes or no). It is very widely used. The first rune corresponds to the past, to the influences. The second rune corresponds to the present and gives advice. The third rune corresponds to the future and possible solutions. If all the runes are right side up, the answer is positive. If all the runes are upside down, the answer is negative. If only 2 runes are right side up or upside down, the answer is tempered.Free draw
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, in the east, corresponds to the positive forces that act for you. The fourth rune, to the south, corresponds to short-term evolution. Finally, the fifth rune, in the center, corresponds to the long-term future.
The head of the god Mimir
This 7 runes drawing technique is useful to answer the question: How will my destiny evolve if... The first group of runes (1 and 2) corresponds to the root of the problem. The second group of runes (3 and 4) corresponds to the interfering factors. The third group of runes (5 and 6) corresponds to the elements of solutions. Finally, the seventh rune, alone, corresponds to the outcome or the consequences.
The Oracle of Thor
This 7 runes method provides all the elements to allow a fine reading of the moment and the question. The first rune relates to the consultant and to what works in his favor. The second rune relates to the circumstances relating to the matter. The third rune represents external influences. The fourth rune gives the answer to the question. Finally, the last 3 runes (5, 6 and 7) bring precisions to the answer given by the fourth rune.
The Celtic Cross
This method of drawing 10 runes comes from the tarot. It is 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 path to take. The sixth rune corresponds to the path. The seventh rune takes stock of the qualities and defects of the consultant. The eighth rune corresponds to the likely development of the situation. The ninth rune corresponds to expectations and fears. Finally the tenth rune gives an answer, it must be related to the fourth rune.