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Druids: Their Origins and History –  Lewis Spence

Druids: Their Origins and History – Lewis Spence

It has long been the custom of historians to designate the megalithic monuments, stones, circles, cromlechs and dolmens of Western Europe as the handiwork of a Druidic caste. But Lewis Spence presents the evidence of classical writers that the shrines of Druids were chiefly situated in groves and afforested localities. He maintains that chronology makes it highly improbable that the stone circles of Stonehenge were of Druidic origin. The first literary allusion to Druidism (Sotion ...
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The Druid Magic Handbook: Ritual Magic Rooted in the Living Earth -  John Michael Greer

The Druid Magic Handbook: Ritual Magic Rooted in the Living Earth – John Michael Greer

The first and only Druidic book of spells, rituals, and practice. The Druid Magic Handbook is the first manual of magical practice in Druidry, one of the fastest-growing branches of the Pagan movement. The book breaks new ground, teaching Druids how to practice ritual magic for practical and spiritual goals within their own tradition. What sets The Druid Magic Handbook apart is that it does not require the reader to use a particular pantheon or ...
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The Hedge Druid's Craft: An Introduction to Walking Between the Worlds of Wicca, Witchcraft and Druidry - Joanna van der Hoeven

The Hedge Druid’s Craft: An Introduction to Walking Between the Worlds of Wicca, Witchcraft and Druidry – Joanna van der Hoeven

The Hedge Druid's Craft blends the traditions of Wicca, Witchcraft and Druidry into a spiritual path that uses the techniques of "hedge riding" to travel between the worlds, bringing back wisdom and enchantment into our everyday lives. It is about working with boundaries, with a foot in either world, living around the edges and working with liminal times and places. For those whose paths meander and often overlap, and those who would not be constrained ...
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The Veil of Isis: Or, The Mysteries of the Druids - William Winwood Reade

The Veil of Isis: Or, The Mysteries of the Druids – William Winwood Reade

The Veil of Isis (Or, The Mysteries of the Druids), by British historian, explorer, and philosopher, William Winwood Reade, was originally published in 1882. The work explores the grand history, myths, language, social organisation, philosophy, and theology of the ancient Celtic Druids, leading ultimately to the tragedy of their destruction. He also traces the early religions that gave birth to their order. Furthermore it tracks druidic influence into the ceremonies of the Catholic Church, and ...
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What Do Druids Believe? - Philip Carr-Gomm

What Do Druids Believe? – Philip Carr-Gomm

Druidism evolved out of the tribal cultures of Britain, Ireland, and western France more than 2,000 years ago. In the 17th century, it experienced a revival, which has continued to this day. Contemporary Druids can now be found all over the world, and Druidry’s appeal lies in its focus on a reverence for the natural world and its belief in the value of personal creativity, and of developing a sense of communion with the powers ...
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