Key concepts: The God Tyr, warrior, justice
English Corresponding Letter: T
Tiwaz is the rune of the warrior, and it is named after the God Tyr. It represents balance, justice and warrior strength.
The rune Tiwaz literally represents the God Tyr – the god of justice and law. This rune sends messages of strength that comes through proper and rational balance, and the good of the whole instead of the good of the one. It is honour, righteousness and correct action. It is warrior strength forging ahead calm, cool and collected – knowing that the path chosen is the right path of action. Like a spearhead, it leads the way. The one right way.
Tyr is a heroic god of war, and if a Norse warrior carved Tiwaz on his weapon it was believed that the weapon would be strengthened.
Tiwaz signifies sacrifice as well as success. Often, in order to gain the success you desire, a sacrifice is needed. It may be the time needed to invest in your dream, and It may be financial risk, or money needed to invest in education, or time away from those you love.
Tiwaz is the rune of success when things are right and just. the arrow points to the strong focus that’s needed to reach your success. Concentrate positive energy in one direction.
Tiwaz is a rune of emotional happiness. It signifies a growing passion that is meant to last the test of time. It is bravery in love, and knowing someone is right for you.
It is justice, and proper action, and respect along with the courage to act.
This rune reversed can hint at injustices, dishonesty and defeat.
It can also speak to us about over-analyzing a situation to death. We can analyze the magic right out of a situation by sitting and festering and letting it fizzle. Sometimes it indicates a possible problem with the law.
Are you being just and loyal?
Are you balanced in your approach?
Are you over-sacrificing yourself?
You can work with Tewaz in your life to manifest warrior strength and courage, and to help propel you forward with cause and passion – and knowledge that you have chosen well. , Ways to work with Teiwaz/ tewaz are:
As with all magical symbols, there are numerous ways to add this rune to your daily practice. Wear it as a talisman, used is on your altar, draw ion paper or in the air – use it in healing… don’t be afraid to mix up your magic.
Obtaining just victory and success in battle, litigation or legal matters
Building spiritual will and development of sound judgement
Develops the power of positive self-sacrifice
Develops the “force of faith” in magic and religion