Pagan portals - brigid is a basic introduction to the Goddess Brigid focusing on her history and myth as well as her modern devotion and worship. Modern methods for neopagans to connect to and honor this popular Goddess include offerings and meditation, and personal anecdotes from the author's experiences are included as well.
Pagan Portals - The Morrigan: Meeting the Great QueensMoon Books #ad - It combines solid academic information with personal experience in a way that is intended to dispel the confusion that often surrounds who this goddess was and is. Here in one place, all of her basic information has been collected along with personal experiences and advice from a long-time priestess dedicated to a goddess who bears the title Morrigan.
. On shadowed wings and in raven's call, death, battle, prophecy, meet the ancient Irish goddess of war, sovereignty, and magic. The morrigan is as active in the world today as she ever was in the past but answering her call means answering the challenge of finding her history and myth in a sea of misinformation, supposition, and hard-to-find ancient texts.
Pagan Portals - The Morrigan: Meeting the Great Queens #ad - This book is an introduction to the Morrigan and several related goddesses who share the title, including Badb and Macha.
Tending Brigid's Flame: Awaken to the Celtic Goddess of Hearth, Temple, and ForgeLlewellyn Publications #ad - Filled with rituals, from food magic to faery traditions, Tending Brigid's Flame shows how to welcome Brigid into your home and make sacred all the activities of everyday life, exercises, and meditations, and from scrying to personal healing. Brigid is worshiped worldwide as a source of inspiration, protection, and blessing.
With illuminating reflections and real-world inspiration from nineteen wisewoman devotees of Brigid. Using the symbolism of fires that burn in hearth, and forge, temple, this breathtaking book sends you on a journey through the transformative power of one of the world's most revered goddesses. In tending brigid's flame, lunaea weatherstone presents the beloved Celtic goddess as a true soul-friend for women today, holidays, attributes and allies, exploring her legends and lore, symbols, and sacred places.
Irish Paganism: Reconstructing Irish Polytheism - Pagan PortalsMoon Books #ad - Ritual structure is explored, as well as daily practices and holidays, to create a path that brings the old beliefs forward into the modern world. This short introductory book touches on the basic beliefs and practices of Irish Polytheism as well as other important topics for people interested in practicing the religion using a Reconstructionist methodology or who would just like to know more about it.
Irish reconstructionist polytheism is an often misunderstood path, but it is one with great richness and depth for those who follow it. Explore the cosmology of the ancient Irish and learn how the old mythology and living culture show us the Gods and spirits of Ireland and how to connect to them.
Gods and Goddesses of Ireland: A Guide to Irish Deities - Pagan PortalsMoon Books #ad - This short introductory text looks at a variety of different Irish deities, from their ancient roots to the modern practices associated with honoring them in, common and more obscure, an encyclopedia-style book with entries in easy-to-use sections. Rooted in the past but still active in the world today, the Gods and Goddesses of Ireland have always been powerful forces that can bless or challenge, but often the most difficult thing is to simply find information about them.
. A concise guide to the Gods and Goddesses of pagan Ireland, mythology, their history, and symbols.
Brigid: History, Mystery, and Magick of the Celtic GoddessWeiser Books #ad - Brigid of the spring, her festival Imbolc, oversees fertility of all kinds. Lady of the well, the Forge, and the Green Earth, I seek you. Brigid is many things to many people. In this enticing book, courtney weber offers up a wide-ranging exposition and celebration of all things Brigid, who is arguably the most popular figure in Celtic mythology and religion.
Brigid, goddess of the oak, fire goddess, animals, warrior, I Seek You Brigid—mother, daughter, healer, bard, and magic. Meet brigid in her various incarnations—Celtic Pagan Goddess, Christian Saint, and Voudon Loa. Inside you’ll find brigid-focused spells, and rituals for love, blessings, recipes, harmony, protection, and much more.
Brigid: History, Mystery, and Magick of the Celtic Goddess #ad - . Each chapter ends with guided meditations and exercises that help readers tap into Brigid’s healing powers.
the Dagda: Meeting the Good God of Ireland - Pagan PortalsMoon Books #ad - Get to know the good God of Ireland through mythology, history, and modern worship. Pagan portals - the Dagda offers a place to begin untangling the complex history of this deity. For those seeking to honor him today finding information can be difficult or confusing. A popular god among irish and Celtic pagans, the Dagda is a powerful figure who reaches out to us from myth and memory.
The dagda is one of the most well-known of the Irish Gods, a king of the Tuatha De Danann and mediator between the Gods and mortals after the Gaels came to Ireland.
Manannán mac Lir: Meeting The Celtic God Of Wave And Wonder - Pagan PortalsMoon Books #ad - In this book you will get to know the many faces of Manannán, called the son of the ocean, and learn of his important place in mythology and the pivotal role he plays in many events. It is no surprise that manannán, should be an important figure but one who is also as ambiguous as the element he is associated with: a trickster, a magic worker, the Celtic God of the sea, an advisor and a warrior.
The mystery, magic and myth of Manannán. The sea is a powerful, driving force for many people, a source of sustenance as well as danger. This highly intelligent but accessible book belongs on the shelves and nightstands of lovers of Celtic myth. Courtney weber, mystery, author of Brigid: History, and Magic of the Celtic Goddess.
Pagan Portals - Rhiannon: Divine Queen of the Celtic BritonsMoon Books #ad - How then do we approach this revered Lady? How can we best know her as Goddess? We need but call to her, and ask for what we need. We have no known cult centers or devotional altars dedicated to Rhiannon. To truly know rhiannon, decode the meaning of her symbols, we must excavate the layers of her myth, and seek to restore the significance of her very name.
. Although she has a mythology around her, and has many modern-day devotees, nowhere in ancient lore has she been identified as a Goddess. Be it her bag of plenty, the soul-healing song of her birds, when you call to Rhiannon, or the empowerment of the sovereignty she holds, the Divine Queen of the Britons, know that she will stop… and know that she will answer your call.
Fairies:: A Guide to the Celtic Fair FolkMoon Books #ad - The otherworld is full of dangers and blessings, and this guidebook will help you navigate a safe course among the Good People. This book aims to present readers with a straightforward guide to the older fairy beliefs, covering everything from Fairyland itself to details about the beings within it. The subject of fairies in Celtic cultures is a complex one that seems to endlessly intrigue people.
. What exactly are fairies? what can they do? how can we interact with them? Answering these questions becomes even harder in a world that is disconnected from the traditional folklore and flooded with modern sources that are often vastly at odds with the older beliefs.