Books for Druids

A Legacy of Druids Excerpt

Feb 27th, 2018 | By

In this excerpt from A Legacy of Druids, Ellen Evert Hopman talks a bit about her background in Druidry and her purpose in collecting interviews with Druids from around the world. “The Druid path honors the spirits of nature and I have been passionate in my defense of the natural world as well. I have

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Book Giveaway!

Jan 24th, 2018 | By

In one month, my long awaited second book on animal magic, Divining with Animal Guides, will be available. I am giving away one free copy to USA residents before the publication date. If you would like to become eligible for the drawing of a free, signed copy, sign up for my mailing list! Click here.

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Silbury Hill Field Notes

Nov 25th, 2017 | By

In Turning the Wheel, bard on a bike Kevan Manwaring explores seasonal celebration in the British landscape. November finds him at Silbury Hill… Silbury Hill (Field Notes) The circle of the sun is shining down as I sit on my ‘time machine’ (Triumph Legend, 2001) looking at Silbury Hill (2400 BCE), sipping a cup of

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Featured author – Emma Restall Orr

Sep 25th, 2017 | By

Emma Restall Orr (aka Bobcat) has had a huge impact on Druidry around the world, as the UK’s first prominent female Druid, and as one of the leading voices in developing animistic, experiential Druidry. It is her language of mud, blood and ancestors that encouraged many modern Druids to leave the pristine white robes behind them

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Reviews for Bard Song

Jun 9th, 2017 | By

Bard Song is a collection of poetry, mostly in medieval Welsh and Irish metres, and reflections on the nature of the Bard in early Celtic society and the role of poetry within modern Druidry and polytheism generally. Author Robin Herne is a poet, storyteller and modern Druid, “Robin’s dedication to the Old Gods shines throughout

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Books of Ancestry

Mar 27th, 2017 | By

The ancestors – however we are moved to envisage them – are an important part of the spiritual world of many Pagans. Ancestors are also a complicated, challenging lot! Most modern Pagans have generations of Christian ancestors behind them. Not all of us feel a connection with our immediate blood ancestry, some of us are

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Old Gods New Druids

Feb 17th, 2017 | By

An excerpt from Robin Herne’s excellent book, Old Gods New Druids. We cannot discuss the Druids without also exploring the Celts themselves. Who were these tribal peoples who have captured the imaginations of so many people today? A widely held theory, favoured by historians like Dr Anne Ross, holds that, at some point in the

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New for November – The Urban Ovate

Nov 7th, 2016 | By

Pagan Portals – The Urban Ovate, continues the process started by Brendan Howlin in The Handbook of Urban Druidy by moving deeper into the life of an urban ovate. This is a handbook of psychological Druidry, and an ideal text for anyone studying on the OBOD course. Author Brendan Howlin is a mentor for The

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Inside A Legacy of Druids

Oct 27th, 2016 | By

  A Legacy of Druids is a book of historical conversations with Druid leaders of Britain, the USA and Canada, past and present. The book is ordered into sections based on the kind of Druidry the interviewees were discussing. It’s an impressive list of contributors, to say the least. Druidry of the Spirit offers insights

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New for October – Zen for Druids

Oct 7th, 2016 | By

Zen for Druids by Joanna Van Der Hoeven A Further Guide to Integration, Compassion and Harmony with Nature Where Zen Buddhism and Druidry meet, to create a holistic way of life. The teachings of Zen Buddhism combined with the earth-based tradition of Druidry can create a holistic way of life that is deeply integrated with

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