Eihwaz is the fifth rune of the 2nd aett. The elder futhark is the oldest of the runic alphabets. It consists of 24 letters divided into 3 aetts. There are 8 runes in each aett. The 2nd aett is called Hells aett.
Eihwaz Upright~ longevity, strength, endurance, enlightenment, transformation, knowing what is truly important, near-death experiences, astral travel, kundalini, initiation.
Eihwaz Reversed ~ Weakness, confusion, endings, fear, destruction, lack of motivation, nothing to live for, idiopathic reactions.
Eihwaz means yew.
Associated deity from the mythology: Yggdrasil
Eihwaz birthstone dates and times:
This is the birthstone for people born between 28th of December to 13th of January (starting and ending 12.30 pm), and the message of this rune is closely related to your life purpose.
It is the inner rune (your inner self) for people born between 00.30-01.30.
Direction ~ North
The Mythology of Eihwaz
Yggdrasil is the cosmic tree to which the nine worlds exists. Yggdrasil is an Ash tree of gigantic proportions and it is considered very holy. The branches of Yggdrasil extend far into the heavens.
Eihwaz rune meaning on a rune cloth
Water ~ Spiritual learning is necessary for overall growth. See the deeper meaning of every situation in your life.
Fire ~ All-consumable passion.
Earth ~ You are supported, even if you don’t realise it yet.
Air ~ You have the most important life purpose, and you are doing it.
Astrological link: Pisces.
Tarot card correspondence: Death
Power Animal: Jaguar.