Vegvisir Runes Meaning This symbol is composed of eight rune staves
and was believed to be a symbol of magical guidance and direction.
Vegvisir Runes Meaning
The Vegvisir is also known as the Runic Compass or the Viking Compass. Vegvísir, (Icelandic Vegvísir, “That Which Shows the Way;” pronounced “VEGG-vee-seer”) is a stave of Icelandic origin. Its purpose is to aid its bearer through rough violent weather and wild storms. Guiding whoever carries it to find his way home in unfamiliar surroundings and chaos. Even if the way is not known. The stave is found in the Grimoire Galdrabok Icelandic collection of spells, and the Huld Manuscript, author Geir Vigfússon in 1860, who collected and recorded its material from earlier times.
Vegvisir Metaphysical Meaning
The Vegvisir not only physically aids in a safe journey, but also guides one metaphysically through heightening the intuition. Connecting you with your spirit guides and ancestors to aid you in your spiritual journey of life. Within each of the eight staves are hidden symbols offering different kinds of protection and ways to defeat obstacles depending upon the circumstances.
Norse Shamans who practiced medieval magic blessed the sigils scribings as a spiritual compass and magical protection symbol. To provide guidance and protection from the Gods. Used as a travel talisman or amulet for long sea voyages ensuring a safe journey home.
The ritual focus and auric energy used to create the Vegvisir powers it magically to your intent. Drawn or carved by a psychic or shaman on a piece of paper or wood. And placed in a car, bus or boat is a modern use of the Vegvisir. © Psychic Medium Ian Scott