Exploring Celtic Druidism (Kindle Edition)

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Exploring Celtic Druidism

Amazon.com Review
The first time Sirona Knight came into contact with the teachings of Celtic Druidism at the age of 16, she felt as though she had come home. Many Western seekers feel a similar affinity with the ancient tribe that revered both male and female deities and lived in attunement with the natural world. Having studied and written about the Celtic Gwyddonic Druid tradition for more than 14 years (Dream Magic, Celtic Traditions), Knight has assembled Exploring Celtic Druidism, a guidebook of spells and traditions for modern-day dabblers as well as serious students. Before delving into the magic and rituals, Knight offers an overview of the history of Celtic Druidism and an introduction to the Celtic gods and goddesses. Time and again, she emphasizes the most inspiring belief of Druidism–that connecting with nature is the best way to connect with one’s spirit. She then names the tools needed for modern Celtic Druid craftwork, including a cord, wand, (more…)

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1.0 out of 5 stars
Non-scholarly Claptrap
Sirona Knight should never be considered a scholarly source on the Celts or Druidism. She’s just horrible & Wicca-fies everything she touches.

5.0 out of 5 stars
A Wonderful Book that includes Celtic Rituals
When I bought this book, I didn’t know what to expect. I was wonderfully surprised. This book is filled with information that I found interesting and practical.

4.0 out of 5 stars
One of the Best Books on Celtic Druidism
This book deals with two basic areas–(1)history and mythology of Celtic Druidism, and (2)the teachings and works of a modern practicing Celtic Druid tradition.

5.0 out of 5 stars
A Great Book By Sirona Knight
The teachings in this book are straight-forward and positive. I was impressed with Knight’s knowledge of Celtic Druidism.

5.0 out of 5 stars
Excellent Beginner’s Guide to Celtic Druidism
This is one of the best books that I have read! It details the basic training involved in becoming a modern day druid.

5.0 out of 5 stars
A Great Book Detailing A Celtic Tradition
Many people like into to get into heavy discussions as to what is druid and what is wicca. The problem is that the druids never wrote anything down.

1.0 out of 5 stars
This is *NOT* Druidry
Sirona Knight, aka Barbara Swanson, is NOT a Druid. The so called “druid” information in this book has no academic or substantiated background …

5.0 out of 5 stars
EXCELLENT RESOURCE BOOK!
This is an excellent resource book. I was able to do the initiation and the works by myself without a group.

5.0 out of 5 stars
Excellent book by an wonderful author, Sirona Knight
This book is easy to understand and was really helpful to me. I had tried a couple of Celtic Druid groups but they were more interested in their egos and tearing apart other…

5.0 out of 5 stars
Wonderful Book on the Druid Tradition
If you are interested in the ways of the Druid, Get this book! It does have a hint of Wiccan Flavor, But I think you will be satisified..

 

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