Other names: Hagalaz, Haglaz, Hagl, Hægl
God associations: Hel
Wrath of nature. Destructive, uncontrolled forces.
Unconscious patterns of destruction.
Tempering, trials, and testing.
Controlled crisis which leads to completion.
From The Old Norwegian Rune Poem:
“Hagall er kaldastr korna;
Kristr skóp hæimenn forna.”
“Hail is the coldest of corns;
Christ created the age-old world.”