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  • Book Review: ‘World Druidry’ by Larisa A. White (2021) July 10, 2021
    Full Title: World Druidry: A Globalizing Path of Nature Spirituality Author & Publisher: Larisa A. White Publication year: 2021 Format: Hardback or paperback, 322 pages, illustrated with monochrome photographs. Website: https://larisa-a-white.com/worlddruidry.html If you’ve ever wondered what modern Druids believe and what they get up to inspired by their beliefs, then this book is a must […]
  • ‘Shamanic’ Druidry April 16, 2021
    From the time I began exploring Druidry in 1974, I have never thought of it as anything other than ‘shamanic.’ I discovered Druidry through Robert Graves’ remarkable book, The White Goddess (3rd edition, 1961). For all its fame in Pagan circles, it is far from an easy read, laden with classical Greek and Roman references, […]
  • Gwyl Forwyn, Imbolc, Candlemas: January 31st, February 1st & 2nd January 30, 2021
    The festival of Gwyl Forwyn (Imbolc, Candlemas), the goddess Bride/Brigid/Brigantia and the White Serpent of healing.
  • A Winter Healing Ceremony October 31, 2020
    A Ceremony of Healing with prayers and chants from the Druid tradition of Ynys Prydain (the British Isles) and ancient Gaul.
  • Shadows of the tiompán’s strings May 9, 2020
    The tiompán was an early Irish stringed instrument that disappeared in the 15th century. Here's my attempt to reconstruct one and play it.
  • A Chant for Healing & Protection April 6, 2020
    A chant for healing and protection based on a poem in the medieval Irish Metrical Dindsenchas.
  • A Prayer for Long Life & A Good Old Age March 29, 2020
    A pagan prayer from the 14th century Irish 'Book of Ballymote.'
  • Gaulish Chant for the Horse Goddess, Epona September 24, 2019
    Chant for the Horse Goddess, Epona, based on a 1st century BCE inscription.
  • Naturfest 2019, a.k.a. the Annual Shamanic Gathering in Norway June 28, 2019
    Four days of sacred ceremony, workshops, drum-making, shamanism and Druidry, new friends, chaga, and a psychedelic duck!
  • A Druid Course … at Last! April 18, 2019
    The final four booklets of the BDO Druid course just went online! Yay!!!

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