Pertho

(P: Lot cup, vagina, pregnancy, birth.) Rune of taking chances. It is associated with gambling, luck and good omens. Uncertain meaning, a secret matter, a mystery, hidden things and occult abilities. Initiation, knowledge of one’s destiny, knowledge of future matters, determining the future or your path.

Pertaining to things feminine, feminine mysteries including female fertility, and vagina. Good lot, fellowship and joy. Evolutionary change. 

Alternate Names: Perthro, Pertra, Peordh
Ancient Meaning: Divination, Primal law
Keywords: Birth, wisdom, kinship, manifestation, chance, luck
Description:
Mysteries will become known to you. You should be able to see your life’s path clearly at this time. Pethro is often thought of as “Gambler’s Rune.” You are in a lucky period right now. Chance is your ally. Take advantage of it.

Reversed Description:
This may be a period of loneliness and stagnation you must fight through. This may not be a good time for you to take chances or indulge in any form of gambling. Perthro reversed is addiction, stagnation, loneliness, malaise.

Astrological Correspondence: Saturn
Tarot Correspondence: The Fool, The Wheel of Fortune, The Moon
Gods/Goddesses: Nornir, Frigga, Mimir
Color: Black, Silver
Tree: Beech
Herb: Aconite
Stones: Moonstone, Obsidian, Clear Quartz
Animals: Falcon, hawk, wolf, hound, water snake like the anaconda, spider, chameleon, clam, oyster, cricket, dinosaur, frog, tortoise, kangaroo
Element: Water
Magic Influences:
Perceives your fate—past, present, and future
Understands cause and effect
Perceives your future through your patterns
Understands the importance of foresight
Uses ancestral wisdom to make things work for you