Creating Form from the Mist

This Poetry could also be used as incantation in the process of healing . Brighid
was invoked at times of healing , particularly at sacred wells or other water
sources governed by the phases of the moon . Brighid ' s relationship to healing
is ...

Creating Form from the Mist


The Little Book of the Great Enchantment

”3 The pre-Christian Celtic goddess Brigid is associated with poetry, healing and
fire. First, to state the obvious, Fiona was ... Fiona”s writings are full of references
to child bearing, childbirth and infant mortality. Her four long poems The Prayer ...

The Little Book of the Great Enchantment

William Sharp (1855-1905) was the pen behind the writings of the mysterious Fiona Macleod. He kept her true identity a closely guarded secret. This book reveals previously unknown secrets from his life and shows clearly how to recover the Faery lore contained in Fiona Macleod's literary output.

Heroes and Heroines of the Way

Propagandist though he may be , it is to Cogitosus15 we now turn for a sketch of
Brighid ' s personality . A key tenet of ... Nor will fire burn this stone ; and this
same stone is later placed near Brighid ' s church as a healing stone . 19
Cogitosus ...

Heroes and Heroines of the Way


Circle Network News

Individuals still seek out holy wells in the hopes of a cure for all sorts of ailments .
nally Romans . ... and are now a major tourist attracBrigid ' s Spring at Circle
Sanctuary Healing ribbons hang from grapevine hoops in the Willow trees
around ...

Circle Network News


Pagan Portals Brigid

Meeting The Celtic Goddess Of Poetry, Forge, And Healing Well Morgan Daimler
... Against the Evil Eye This is a modified version of a folk charm that tradition
says was used by saint Brigid to protect from and remove the evil eye: If a ...
ladhara 's bho adhaircean a cheile, Bho iana na Creige Ruaidh, Is bho Luath na
Feinne.

Pagan Portals   Brigid

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. Primarily looking at the Irish Goddess but including a discussion of her Pan-Celtic appearances, particularly in Scotland. Her different appearances in mythology are discussed along with the conflation of the pagan Goddess with Catholic saint. 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. Who was Brigid to the pre-Christian pagans? Who is she today to neopagans? How do we re-weave the threads of the old pagan Goddess and the new? Learn about Brigid's myths among the pagan Irish, the stories of Bride in Scotland, and the way that people today are finding and honoring this powerful and important deity to find the answer.

Encyclopedia of Religion

Encyclopedia of Religion

Arranged alphabetically from "Nicholas Cabasilas" to "Cyrus II," this volume contains entries about the histories, myths, events, rituals and people that have played an important role in the history of the world's religions.

The Lore of the Bard

Brighid Other names : Brigid , Brigit , the Triple - Faced Goddess Attributes :
Goddess of three functions . First function : poetry and healing . Second ... This is
the great power of the bard ' s gift of true - sight — to see things in richness .
Whether ...

The Lore of the Bard

The only book available on the complete practice of the Celtic bard, this title is designed for anyone drawn to the enchantment of Celtic music, myth, and poetry.

The Grand Irish Tour

Born in the sixth century Brighid united the pagan and Christian worlds . The little
cowherd ousted her pagan namesake , the stern patroness of divination ,
prophecy , healing and the smith ' s craft . All the Biddys were outside now .

The Grand Irish Tour


Enchantments

This spell calls on the power of Ireland ' s famous Goddess of fire , healing , and
poetic inspiration , Brighid . If you follow a Christian spiritual path , be aware that
Brighid is St . Bridget in modern Catholic Ireland , and you may instead wish to ...

Enchantments

Since before recorded time, women have performed spells using perfumes, hair brushes, mirrors, lotions, masks, and face coloring. These spells not only sought love but conferred protection, purified the spirit, opened the psychic senses, and prepared the woman for sacred ritual. Enchantments shows you how to reclaim the conviction that beauty already exists in each of us as daughters of the Goddess. Now you can witness this magickal transformation in yourself as you make your own fertility soap, use a hair braid to attract a lover, or enact a glamour spell to draw the eyes of everyone in the room.

The Grand Tour of Kerry

Born in the sixth century Brighid united the pagan and Christian worlds . The little
cowherd ousted her pagan namesake , the stern patroness of divination ,
prophecy , healing and the smith ' s craft . All the Biddys were outside now .

The Grand Tour of Kerry


Seanchas

Brighid was the daughter of the Daghdha and was wife of Breas , a Fomhorian
king and temporary ruler of the Tuatha De Danann . ... Brighid had two sisters ,
who were also called Brighid , and collectively they were the goddesses of poetry
( or inspiration ) , healing and smithcraft . ... her wet cloak on sun - rays to dry and
this brings in the mythological Brighid ' s mantle and also her association with fire
.

Seanchas


Magickal Crafts

Magickal Crafts

Are you looking for new ideas for decorations, gifts, or ways to honor Divinity on the holidays and other special days? Magickal Crafts is about creating joy in your life by opening it to divine inspiration. Filled with beautiful, magickal crafts and delicious recipes, this is a book for everyone, from experienced craftspeople to those that are all thumbs. Inside, you'll learn how to: Make unique crafts for the eight Neopagan holidays and lunar phases Craft sacred spaces, magical tools, oracles and altar pieces Experiment with meditations, spells and other magical exercises Create special gifts and mouth-watering delicacies for handfastings, baby blessings, adulthood celebrations and more Design and wear ritual and fun garb, as well as body oils and henna body art Discover traditions and crafts from around the world Open to your own creativity and allow it to manifest joy in your life Contains dozens of photos to guide you through the projects And much, much more Written by two hedonistic craftswomen and home-schooling moms, Magickal Crafts is the product of far too much fun, celebration, and experimentation. It is truly a work that will provide you with loads of great ideas and help you find your own inner muse. Perfect for crafty Wiccans, Pagans, Druids and all others who walk the Earth's path.

She

BRIGID In the Scottish Highlands and Islands the rebirth of nature is celebrated
on Candlemas , or St Bride ' s Day on 1 February . ... lit on hilltops and there
would be a festival with some young maid crowned with candles and honoured in
Brigid ' s stead . ... Brigid was the patroness of midwifery and of healing generally
.

She


Mythology

TOS 13 W W hen GA EL X 2 2 M healing springs , such as the one at Bath ,
England , which were called by the ... The goddess and the saint share the same
sacred day , February 1 , and Saint Brighid ' s shrine at Kildare , Ireland , is built
over ...

Mythology

Examines and compares Greek, Roman, Norse, Celtic, Indian, Chinese, and Japanese mythology.

The Year of the Goddess

Brigantia , later Brighid Brighid is the most widely powerful of the Celtic
Goddesses . ... Always with candles and with water do we greet her , the Great
Moon Mother , patroness of poetry and of all ' making and of the arts of healing .
... Over a large part of Ireland . . . one of the main features of St Brighid ' s Eve
was the going about from house to house of groups of young people carrying a
symbol of the ...

The Year of the Goddess


The Celts in Myth and Legend

The Celts in Myth and Legend

Summary: Presents a brief history of the Celts and an overview of their gods, heroes, and legends.

The World Holiday Book

The Penguin Dictionary of Saints concedes that “ ascertainable facts about [ Saint
Brigid ' s ] life are few , " and that existing accounts are " very far - fetched and not
unmixed with folklore . " The goddess ruled poetry , metalcraft , and healing ...

The World Holiday Book

Each date of the year is listed and holidays or special events are discussed featuring customs from all over the world.

Gods and Goddesses

The Celtic goddess of learning bequeathed many of her traditions to St . Brigid of
Kildare . ... Their travels , as recompense for killing the father of Lug , the god of “
all skills , ” are the Irish equivalent of Jason ' s quest for the golden fleece . Brigid
was ... A powerful deity — her father was the Dagda , the supreme god of Irish
Celtic mythology — she was also associated with healing and fertility , and ...

Gods and Goddesses

A comprehensive survey of the most significant deities from every major world tradition is organized by their individual realms of influence, such as good and evil, heaven and earth, love and fecundity, war and peace, or prosperity and home life.

Models for Movers

The Brighids of generations of Irish women have transported to America the
Goddess of healing , smiths , fertility and poetry as their symbol . Indeed , no
better model could be available to us , for the elements in Brighid ' s power have
been ...

Models for Movers