YR is the Rune of the unio mystica, and it represents the creative desire for completion, and perfection. YR is the Rune of the night and of the Moon, Rune of karma and of karmic tests. It can be perceived as a counterpart of MAN, the god with antlers, or as its complementary creative energy. YR represents the roots of the world tree, from which life springs ("the mighty tree which conceals man, where man grew from the roots . . .") It is the god in the waters at the winter solstice, the god descending to the material world.
Uses: YR overcomes illusion of the material world, which is often a painful process bringing radical changes, and a sudden overturning of affairs. Overcomes the illusions of neuro-semantic environments. It recognizes mappings as mappings.
Time of the year: November 30 through December 21.
Correlation with the Tarot: The 16th card: The Citadel, Lightning.