Following the Seasons
Celebrated as May Day, Beltane, the first day of Celtic summer, or when most spring flowers are blooming, May 1st is a special time for many of us. Here is a gallery showing how we keep this holiday now – celebrations, observances, and music included.
The growing reports of religious intolerance and hate speech also involve Pagans. Here is a running timeline of incidents involving Pagans, and resources to raise awareness of the problems.
The Ogam (Ogham) is an old Irish alphabet of sacred ‘trees’ that modern Druids have studied and built upon for spiritual uses. This guide will help you find local trees for your own Ogam wherever you may live.
Many Druids practice Buddhist meditation or follow their teachings, either as a spiritual path or a secular way of life. Resources and news related to Buddhism are featured on this new page.
Ancestors, death and dying, bereavement, and comforting gods. Weaving these together to see how we plan for our own deaths, look to ancestors, let loved ones go, and look to the gods to see us through the transition of death.
A response to the debates resulting from Morpheus Ravenna’s article Theurgic binding: or, “S#!t just got real”. I discuss the ramifications of formal dedication to a god, and the baggage Pagans bring to the situation.
“It’s an attitude, an understanding, an exquisitely simple and natural philosophy of living. For a great many it is a rich and ancient religion, a mystical spirituality. For others it’s simply a guiding way of life. It is absolutely open and free for anyone to discover.”
Remma Restall Orr, Druid Priestess