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What does the Wardruna Rune mean?

What does the Wardruna Rune mean?

the guardian of secrets
The name Wardruna means ‘the guardian of secrets’, or ‘she who whispers’.

What does Wardruna mean in Norwegian?

Wardruna is a Norwegian music group formed in 2003 by Einar Selvik along with Gaahl and Lindy Fay Hella. The name Wardruna means “the guardian of secrets” or “she who whispers”.

What language does Wardruna sing in?

Runaljod – Yggdrasil (The Sound of Runes – Yggdrasil) is the second album by Norwegian Nordic folk musical project Wardruna, released 15 March 2013 by Indie Recordings/Fimbulljóð Productions. It is an interpretation of the Elder Futhark and is sung in Norwegian, Old Norse and Proto-Norse.

What kind of band is Wardruna?

Nordic Folk Music of the Ancients
Norwegian band Wardruna creates music born of Nordic history, Norse runes and nature – and is led by multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Einar Selvik, who currently composes music for the TV series Vikings.

What do the Nordic runes mean?

The runes were symbols that sprang from the Well of Urd – the source of fate – and the Norns used these runes to carry that fate up the trunk and branches of Yggdrasil to the nine worlds amidst its boughs. The Norse and other Germanic peoples wrote with runes since at least the first century.

Is Wardruna Pagan?

This is Wardruna, who emerged from the Norwegian black metal undergrowth and took the animistic paganism of the form and went off on a tangent that has been a surprising big hit in Norway and the festival circuit and who are now coming to the UK for the first time with a gig at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London on …

Who are the members of the band Wardruna?

Helping me in the project is Lindy Fay (vocals), Hallvar Kleiveland (Hardanger fiddle), Øivind (visuals, web etc.) and Gaahl (from Trelldom, Sigfader, Gorgoroth) who has been a great resource in the forming of the concept with his extensive knowledge of the runes and Norse history and traditions. He will also contribute vocally.

What does the name Wardruna mean in RuneScape?

The concept has since then slowly evolved and found its form more and more. The name Wardruna means ‘the guardian of secrets’, or ‘she who whispers’.

What does Algir stand for in RuneScape?

Algir is about man seeking contact and the guardian and god of the forest/nature. Dagr – summer solstice, dawning of the new day. – I see, by the way, would you consider including a bonus track for the 25th Blank Rune or do you belong to those who object against this rune?

Why do I divide the runes in Wardruna?

There are several reasons for this, but the official reason is that I think the way I have chosen to divide the runes serves the main purpose of Wardruna best.

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