Laguz is also known as Lagu. It represents the alphabet L. The rune is associated with Gods Njord and Nerthus. The runic number of Laguz is 21 and its ruling element is water. The rune is linked with dark green color and Water Lilies. This rune has the gemstone pearl associated with it. Astrologically, it is linked with the moon. It is symbolic of female polarity.
Laguz when translated literally means a lake, lagoon or water. It also means sea, ocean, river, tide and cleansing. Water is an important part of life but also presents danger. The same way Laguz represents the risks or uncertainties in a person’s life that he has to face. It represents the cleansing action of water. Also this rune is symbolic of the tidal movement. When it appears in a person’s reading, the rune is considered to be lucky for overseas travel and for aquatic activities. It also says that a person needs to be tuned to creation for his life to flow normally. Also a person can achieve emotional balance only when he is in harmony with everything around him. The rune also suggests that changes in life must be welcomed as they are a vital part of life.
Laguz is considered to be a female rune and represents the intuitive abilities. This rune is also believed to be a strong spiritual rune that brings in person psychic abilities and also makes a person creative. It also represents emotional cleansing.
Through its magical powers the rune can invoke psychic powers in a person and also helps to uncover hidden knowledge and secrets. In the divine sense, the rune represents sea, water, a source of fertility, imagination, intuition, dreams, mysteries and fantasies.
When the rune is in its reverse position, it indicates confusion, wrong decisions, fear, lack of creativity, madness, obsession, despair and sickness. It represents the destructive action of water like floods, storm, waves and corrosion. It also warns of a possibility of drowning or sinking in water. In its reverse position, Laguz indicates that a person has been misled by his intuition.
Conversely, the rune indicates that fears hold a person back and therefore they must be overcome so that a person is stress free and enjoys good health.
Laguz is a rune that has elements of fluidity that makes a person lose control. The rune also represents sensual madness of sexuality. The rune is also considered to be deceptive. It can be used to establish a communication link from the conscious mind of a person to another’s unconscious mind. It also guides a person out of difficult situations in one’s life. It can also be used to conceal secrets. The rune also represents the living energy from which everything is made. It brings about positivism in one’s life.
Properties of Laguz
Alternate Names: Laaz, Logr, Lagu, Logur, Laukr
Ancient Meaning: Life energy, growth
Keywords: Fluidity, life force, birth
Laguz is the feminine Rune. It denotes a deep sexuality and fertility. Laguz also represents that which is ever changing and renewal. You may be in a tremendous spiritual growth period.
Laguz reversed foretells a period of stagnation, sensual numbness and lack of creativity.
Astrological Correspondence: Moon
Tarot Correspondence: The Star
Gods/Goddesses: Njord, Ran
Color: Dark Blue-Green
Stones: Aquamarine, Azurite, Calcite, Chrysocolla
Animals: Swan, seal, sea gull, duck, whale, dolphin, otter, beaver
Expansion of physical and spiritual life
Comprehends and assimilates your emotions and desires
Negative energy is discarded
Unwanted patterns are washed away