Rune Stones:
Here’s where you can learn about the rune of joy, Wunjo.
All the Runes have some association
or allegorical presence in the ancient
tales and poems.  The Anglo-Saxon
Runic Poem says the following about
Wunjo:  He enjoys who knows not
suffering, sorrow nor anxiety, and has
prosperity and happiness and a good
enough house.

Wunjo is the rune of joy;  of happiness,
of things finally coming together.  
Wunjo speaks of the culmination of the

Tarot Link:  The Tarot card aligned with this rune is that of Strength.  With the
strength of knowledge of our inner self (for it is only as we know our inner self
that we can achieve true joy) we can create the future we want to have happen.

Color:  Wunjo is related to the color of yellow – of brightness, the color of the

Polarity:  Wunjo with his positive probing happy energy is definitely a male

Healing Property:   Many medical care professionals today are taking
additional training and interest in the “whole body/mind/spirit” concept.  For
many years medicine looked at the body and forgot about the emotions.  Now
even medical science is proving that joy, happiness, and being active in life have
healing properties no prescription medication could ever impart!  After all,
laughter is the best medicine!

Modern Letter Counterpart:  Wunjo is related to two consonants, W and V; and
is aligned with the vowel U.

Special Runic Associations:  When Wunjo appears in a casting, his power is so
strong that it can nullify any of the negative runes nearby.  Wunjo is the ultimate
in love runes.  It represents total love and is one of the four “love runes”
recognized by practitioners of the rumenal.
new lessons into the you that you are now.  You are ready to open your arms
and your emotions to the joy the Universe is ready to send your way.  

Better get the glad rags out and be ready to party because Wunjo is indicative
of socializing and meeting new people.  For those who are single and looking for
the right person to come along, Wunjo may be the messenger you’ve been
looking for!  Wunjo can indicate a fair haired, fair skinned person may just be
coming your way.  Those who have already found health of the warriors are
sure to enjoy additional closeness and deepening of the existing relationship if
Wunjo turns his face up in your spread.

Wunjo also has happy meanings in the business world.  If you’re thinking about
a partnership, a joint venture, or merger, Wunjo is telling you that if you’ve
done your research, it’s probably a good move.  Part of the energy of Wunjo is
that it allows you to build on the lessons you have learned, incorporating those
recent lessons into a path that leads you to your future.  Wunjo indicates that a
partnering of some kind in the business arena will bring rewards and forward

It isn’t difficult to see with the happy energy that it imparts that Wunjo is truly
the “love” rune!

Wunjo - Joy

Wunjo brings his joy to Freyr’s Aett.

Key Word(s):  Joy, happiness, light, the absence of suffering and sorrow.

Element:  Evidence of the reality of the joy that Wunjo brings, Wunjo is aligned
with the earth; so you can depend on Wunjo’s message being solid.

Planetary Line:  Wunjo is aligned with Venus, especially in her negative phase.
phase of learning and growth.  When Wunjo
appears in your casting you can be assured
that a positive result that brings joy to your
heart is in the offing.

This Rune is emblematic of a new clarity and
understanding for you in your current situation.
 Wunjo tells you that you have the presence
and connection with your inner self
and who you are to be able to do whatever it is you choose.  
Take the time to review your plans and your goals and make sure
they are in alignment with one another.  It really sucks when
you’ve put all the work into making and executing plans and then,
after all that work and energy are expended you realize that your
plans did not effectively take you any closer to your goals.

Wunjo is the joy of understanding your inner self.  Your path to
this rune may have had it’s ups and downs, but the process has
taught you much and now you are ready to incorporate all the
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