Eihwaz Traditional Viking Rune meaning

Eihwaz - Defense - Ihwaz or Eihwaz – The axis or process of spiritual becoming.” Upper and lower worlds meeting in Midgard (earth). The need to address a problem well in advance, before it becomes serious.
Rune of Spiritual Discipline. Eihwaz is the rune of the Tree of Knowledge/World Tree known as Yggdrasil in the Norse tradition. It is a rune of protection and the wisdom of knowing that the only real protection comes from within and in the form of enlightenment.