|Alternate Names: Icz, Iss, Is|
|Ancient Meaning: Cosmic cohesion|
|Keywords: Statis-quo, constraint, massive force, gradual integration, delay|
A mental block presents a frustrating challenge. A standstill, when patience is a blessing, it is a good time search within one’s self for clarity, a great opportunity for meditation. This rune reinforces runes around it.
Ill-dignification of this rune may mean ego-mania, self-absorption, blindness, and dissipation of willpower. Delusion, deceit, guile, stealth, ambush, plots, grievances, treachery, betrayal.
|Astrological Correspondence: Moon|
|Tarot Correspondence: The Hermit|
|Gods/Goddesses: Rime, Verdandi, Skadi|
|Stones: Milky Quartz, Clear Quartz, Opal, Moonstone|
|Animals: Polar bear, whale, walrus, elephant (mammoth), manatee, bald eagle, sea gull, turtle, anaconda, water buffalo, reindeer, clam, moose, penguin|
Enhances concentration and focus
Ability to recognize patterns
Slows down energy without stopping it
Balances the ego
Heightened awareness of harmony
Heightened awareness of potential danger