In today’s world, we are surrounded by more types of life than ever before. A huge amalgamation of various lifestyles, philosophies, and beliefs that have spanned the ages but haven’t quite died out.
It’s especially true in a world bustling with billions of people, and for many, escaping modern society is the ultimate goal. Continue reading Learning To Live Like A Druid
The Celtic people of ancient times had complex and fascinating belief systems, and for the most part, much of these beliefs were inherently and closely tied with Druidism of the time.
These were people that not only worshiped the forests and nature, but also believed that gods walked the earth, shaping the land around them and the lives they lived. Continue reading Common Druidic Deities And Gods
Let’s Explore Modern Druid Magic
Paganism in the modern age is often associated with magic. It’s difficult not to make this association, especially with Pagan beliefs such as witchcraft and Wicca.
In the case of Druidism, the rules and understandings of magic differ slightly, having a much more subtle affect on the surroundings of the druid as opposed to the fire and brimstone that many have come to associate with a concept like magic. Continue reading Modern Druid Magic – An Overview
Are you a Druid? Do you want to become a Druid? Does the path choose you or do you choose it? There is no one answer to these questions and as with all paths there will be many opinions.
People who feel that Druidry is part of who you are from birth, like your feet or your kidneys and others who believe that it is something you can come to at any time in your life. Continue reading How to Become a Druid and Follow Your Spiritual Path
For me, being a Druid does not entail an abundance of white robes, a practice of creeping around beneath the pines and finding ways into and out of gorse bushes where only the deer and I tread.
I don’t howl at the seashore in the rain, or bellow in the heart of the forest when the moon is full. Besides the badgers and mosquitoes, this kind of living just wouldn’t suit me. Continue reading What Druidry is Not
At its most basic, Druidry is a method of dealing with the physical and spiritual worlds, but it is just one of many possible practices.
That one selects Druidry over any of the others really comes down to a personal connection with a deity or deities, or perhaps to a cultural heritage, or even a geographic location. Continue reading How To Become a Druid
While often people believe Druids believe in crazy rituals and strange ideas, we have a basic three goals for our lives that we live by and cultivate. These are wisdom, love and creativity, with our successive rebirths allowing us to develop these goals and ensure that we grow them in each lifetime. Continue reading Three Druid Goals
Herbs have been used in natural medicine for thousands of years. Druidism has a rich history of using herbs in elixirs and tonics for medicinal purposes, to aid journeying through consciousness, and in rituals and magic. Continue reading An Introduction to Plants used in Druidic Herbalism
A spiritual belief system is there to add value not only to our own spiritual lives but to the world, what does it matter if you are full of love and wisdom if you do not share and impact the world with that love and wisdom. Continue reading Modern Druid Philosophy
Magic and its use is always a personal journey for each person, and we do not force strict must dos or don’ts on fellow Druids, but there are a few basic and fundamental principles to using magic.
Only by researching and studying can you try and get the full depth of knowledge of Druidism. But as long as we live, we will learn more as just like natures seasons, there is loss and renewal in all the seasons of our and our fellow human’s lives. Continue reading What Magic is to the Modern Druid