The God In The Wild Wood

Cernnunos Sleeps The Old God sleeps down in the dark, moist, odorous underfoot, Waiting for us To put down our roots. The God In The Wild Wood At the Sacred Centre, in the Grove of all Worlds, He sits with legs crossed beneath an ancient Oak. Entranced, connecting the three worlds Earth, Sea, and Sky, and … Continue reading The God In The Wild Wood

Handfasting {More Thoughts}

We came across this dialogue that intrigued us immensely. We did not correct the spelling so it is in its original form. More thoughts about handfasting: These articles were posted on the Celtic Christian Mailing List From: Father Sean, written in March 1988 and re-posted May 1999: Hand-fasting is a symbol used in Celtic and other cultures to … Continue reading Handfasting {More Thoughts}

Celtic Wedding Ceremony

The wedding ceremony in modern western traditions tends to have more in common from one nation to another than there are differences. Even most of the prevalent customs such as the bride’s white dress, rings, wedding cake, flowers, and attendants as well as the feast and pranks played on the couple as they make their final … Continue reading Celtic Wedding Ceremony

September, Celtic Vine

Vine: “The Equalizer” September 2 – September 29 Given the changing of seasons, the Druids believed that Vines’ personalities were just as fluid and changeable as the seasons. They can be unpredictable and contradictory to themselves as well as indecisive. However, this comes with its benefits, since they can easily see both sides of a story … Continue reading September, Celtic Vine

Swan Celtic Zodiac Sign

Celtic Swan Zodiac Sign Dates: September 2 – September 29 The ever lovely swan whose eye for beauty knows no bounds. These are very noble people with specific tastes and passions. People sometimes feel off-put by the Swan because decorum comes first, spontaneous action last. Organization is Swan’s specialty as is an eye for detail. Swan’s … Continue reading Swan Celtic Zodiac Sign

Hazel Tree: August 5 ~ September 1 {Celtic Astrology}

Celtic Symbol: The Rainbow Salmon Zodiac Degrees: 12º00` Leo - 8º59` Virgo Ruling Planet: Mercury - Mugher; Element: Air; Color: Orange Ancient Gods Associated With Mercury: Greek - Hermes; Celtic - Ogma, Manannan, Artemis, Diana Symbolism : Wisdom & Divination, Poetry & Science, Playfulness & Enchantment, Healing Arts Gemstone: Amethyst, Topaz, Pearl Birds: Crane Flower: Vervain Folk Names: Coll   In … Continue reading Hazel Tree: August 5 ~ September 1 {Celtic Astrology}

Tree Agate

The markings on the Tree Agate crystal resemble the branches of a tree, some even compare them to veins in the body. This stone is used for all sorts of Nature and Tree magic, and some suggest placing Tree Agate stones in the garden or in plant pots to encourage healthy growth. This is truly … Continue reading Tree Agate

The Holly Tree {Celtic Astrology ~ July 8th ~ August 4th}

The Fire Festival Of Lammas Celtic Symbol: The Unicorn And The Flaming Spear Zodiac Degrees: 15º00` Cancer - 11º59` Leo Ruling Planet: Earth - Abred; Sabbat: Lughnasa, Celtic festival of the Sun God Lugh, Lammas; Color: Red; Element: Fire Ancient Gods Associated With Earth: Greek - Gaia, Ceres, Persephone; Celtic - Danu, Lugh, Tannus, Thor Symbolism: The Sword of Truth, Unconditional love, … Continue reading The Holly Tree {Celtic Astrology ~ July 8th ~ August 4th}

THE BASIS FOR CELTIC ASTROLOGY AND HOW IT IS DIFFERENT FROM WESTERN ASTROLOGY

Much has been said about the Celtic Druids. But despite all the traces of evidence, they still remain cloaked in mystery to this day. There is no evidence that can prove how the Druids looked or how their ceremonies and rituals were conducted. Even the ritual sites and the few symbols that point to Druid … Continue reading THE BASIS FOR CELTIC ASTROLOGY AND HOW IT IS DIFFERENT FROM WESTERN ASTROLOGY

Celtic Animal Zodiac

According to ancient Celtic lore, every person has a Celtic totem animal. This symbolizes the main qualities of the individual, comparing them to an animal with those same qualities. The period of the Druids who were responsible for Celtic signs, was a period of history in Britain and Europe, lasting from 500BC and 400AD. Like … Continue reading Celtic Animal Zodiac