Key concepts: energy, the sun, power
English Corresponding Letter: S
Sowelu / Sowilo is the extreme power of the sun. It is energy, potential – success manifested. It is wholeness, victory, manifested success and happiness.
Sowilo is the rune of the Sun. It symbolizes vital energy and success. It’s a strong and powerful rune that embodies everything good – from good health, great learning potential and victories over evil to fertility, prosperity and good fortune. This rune of wholeness and spiritual awareness offers guidance and protection, and helps to stay focused and dedicated to the right path.
Sowilo is associated with white color and the element of Air. It is the rune of Baldr (or Baldur) – loved, handsome and charismatic god in Norse mythology, who stands for love, light and purity. It also is the sign of the goddess Sól (literally – Sun), that is associated with warmth, healing and joy.
As the rune of the Sun, Sowilo stands for our highest values and connection between the conscious and subconscious mind that leads to spiritual awareness, success and victory. The S-like sign itself depicts this connection between different levels of understanding as the middle line connects the two other lines – one of them symbolizing lower levels of our nature and the other one standing for higher awareness.
The meaning of Sowilo always suggests positive energies at play… the raw forces of life flow through Sowilo, protecting and leading everything good to win over evil.
On the other hand, it’s not a sign that suggests that you simply sit back, relax and enjoy your peace. Sowilo is full energy and action. It invites you to look for solutions, inspect the darkest corners of your nature, look your fears squarely in the face and make a move.
Take your fate in your own hands and Sowilo will protect and guide you to victory.
The power of the Sun is like a blessing for each action, and the victory and triumph will come if the action is taken. This is the most fortunate rune in any given reading. Sowelu has no reverse, it is always fortunate, successful, sunny and powerful. It signifies goodness, lively energetic rewards and positive outcomes in your goal. This rune offers both guidance and protection.
Sowilo signifies hope and the renewal of hope, progress and light. You just have to keep your positive energy flowing and take noble actions. It calls for honesty and purity also inviting to develop your independence in relationships to raise your relationships to higher levels.
As it embodies the vital, healing energy of the Sun, this rune predicts health, fitness, healing and positive solutions to health issues. You have to keep nurturing and taking care of your health and your will reach positive results.
Sowilo signifies self-realization, spiritual awareness and reaching your higher potential.
This rune is used to vitalize and activate any action, thought or idea. You can use it in meditations to overcome negativity, strengthen yourself, reach your higher spiritual potential and overcome others. It also is used in healing to bring in the vital energy of the Sun.
You can use this rune in your life to
You can work with Sowilo in many different ways:
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