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Initiation and the Power of Transformation

Initiations can often be very powerful experiences. I was initiated into the Order of Bards Ovates and Druids on the Spring Equinox of 1995, having joined the Order in April 1994. I hadn't rushed in. I wanted to be sure I had found my home. I remember the night well. The ceremony was a powerful experience,

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 117

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 117 For Winter - Pilgrim - https://www.facebook.com/pg/pilgrim.official Song for Suibhne and Pica Pica - Kate Fletcher and Corwen Broch - http://www.ancientmusic.co.uk Euphoria and Pandemonium (Cybersank Edit) https://www.facebook.com/killingjokeofficial/ To Be Pagan - Dancing Hare - http://www.dancinghare.co.uk Dakota Pipeline - Cernunnos Rising - http://cernunnosrising.com DruidCast Theme - Hills they are Hollow - Damh

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DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 115

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 115 Raido - Wardruna - http://www.wardruna.com Mount Haemus Lecture - Julia Farley - https://www.britishmuseum.org/about_us/departments/staff/britain,_europe_and_prehistory/julia_farley.aspx Forgotten, Never Be - Damh the Bard - http://www.paganmusic.co.uk The Goddess and the Weaver - Spiral Dance - http://www.spiraldance.com.au Seren Arian Crafts - http://www.serenariancrafts.com DruidCast theme - Hills they are Hollow - Damh the Bard - http://www.paganmusic.co.uk

Y Mabinogi – A Story of Invocation

I was at an OBOD camp back in 1997. It was a Samhain camp and the evening was cold, crisp and the sky was clear. The camp was on a farm far away from the big towns of the South West so the stars shone bright above. All day we had been preparing for the

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 110

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 110 Cascade - Afro Celt Sound System - http://www.afroceltsoundsystem.com The Spiritual Journey - Vivianne Crowley - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivianne_Crowley Maid, Mother, Crone - Cernunnos Rising - http://cernunnosrising.co.uk DruidCast Theme - Hills they are Hollow - Damh the Bard - http://www.paganmusic.co.uk For more information on the Order and the Druid Tradition - http://www.druidry.org

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 109

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 109 Infinite Sun - Kula Shaker - http://www.kulashaker.co.uk Faery Glen - Cernunnos Rising - http://cernunnosrising.co.uk 40th Anniversary of the Fellowship of Isis - http://www.fellowshipofisis.com by Philip Carr-Gomm - http://www.philipcarr-gomm.com A Game - James J Turner - http://www.jamesjturner.com Caldera Pagan Music Festival - http://www.paganmusicfestival.com Part the Mist (A Druid Podcast) - http://ptmpod.libsyn.com

Aleister Crowley, The Golden Dawn, and their Influence on Modern Paganism.

So what do we think about when we visualise the word Magic? When we see it floating within our inner vision what lays beyond? I guess it depends somewhat on the spiritual path we are walking. For some it will mean delusion, trickery, a flirtation with dark forces. For others it will mean a beautiful

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 106

Shownotes for DruidCast Episode 106 Hallows Eve - Show of Hands - http://www.showofhands.co.uk Barleycorn - Mad Magdalen - https://www.reverbnation.com/madmagdalen Hambledon Fair - Show of Hands - http://www.showofhands.co.uk Bedlam Boys - Mad Magdalen - https://www.reverbnation.com/madmagdalen Interview by Philip Carr-Gomm (http://www.philipcarr-gomm.com/) with A. T. Mann - http://www.atmann.net DruidCast Theme - Hills they are Hollow - Damh the

We are Remembering

It was the OBOD Winter Gathering on Saturday. Twice a year, around the time of the Solstices, members of the Order gather in Glastonbury for workshops, music, ceremony and community. At the Winter Gathering we always have a morning ceremony in the Chalice Well Gardens, then down to the Town Hall for some kind of

By | December 8th, 2015|Categories: druidry, religion, spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |12 Comments

DruidCast – A Druid Podcast Episode 102

Shownotes for DruidCast 102 The Mermaid of Zennor - Martha Tilson - http://www.marthatilston.co.uk Witch of the West-Moor-Lands - Archie Fisher - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archie_Fisher The Sacred Falls (part 3) - Professor Roland Rotherham - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roland_Rotherham Ode to Cerridwen - Lori Llyn - http://www.lori-llyn.com Queen of the Horses - Moon Pryderi The Old Bearded Man - Damh the Bard - http://www.paganmusic.co.uk Birch Oak

By | September 20th, 2015|Categories: DruidCast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
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