Meanings – New beginnings, family and loved ones, nurturing, birth, Birch
Interpretations – Berkana is a positive rune of female energy. Its shape symbolizes the breasts of Mother Earth and can be a favorable sign for those trying to conceive. This runic symbol is very caring, nurturing, and represents the cycle of life. The energies of the Universe are aligned and can help bring forth new manifestations. This rune is about the power to influence growth. Also, a symbol of the Birch tree and is typically the first to bud in Spring.
Berkana, the rune of the life process – another cycle rune – which stands for fertility, which leads both symbolically and literally to growth. Berkana is about the power to influence development and the nature in which it flows into your body. Its action is gentle and penetrating. Scatter the resistance first, then accomplish your work. To make this possible, your wish must be clear and controlled. Conversely, events, or, more likely character aspects distract the growth of new life.
If reversed – it can symbolize stagnation or lack of action either with pregnancy or goal. There may be family disagreements, and tempers are running high. Remain open to new ideas or ways of thinking and try your best to be productive without stewing and fretting over problems.
Inscriptions – love, strong family connections, fertility, growth, new beginnings, female energy