“Celtic” is a homogenized one, popularly used to apply to cultural groups located in the British Isles and Ireland. However, from an anthropological standpoint, the term “Celtic” is actually fairly complex. Rather than meaning just people of Irish or English background, Celtic is used by scholars to define a specific set of language groups, originating both in the British Isles and in the mainland of Europe.

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A Prayer To Cernunnos

God of the green,Lord of the forest,I offer you my sacrifice.I ask you for your blessing. You are the man in the trees,the green man of the woods,who brings life to the dawning spring.You are the deer in rut,mighty Horned One,who roams the autumn woods,the hunter circling round the oak,the antlers of the wild stag,and the lifeblood that spills uponthe ground each season. God of the green,Lord of the forest,I offer you my sacrifice.I ask you for your blessing. Prayer by Patti Wigington

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Texts in which the Morrigan Appear

These works are the major texts in which the Morrígan or one of the Morrígna appears, but there are other texts in which she’s mentioned in passing that aren’t included. This list was originally compiled by Morpheus Ravenna in "The Book of the Great Queen" All credit goes to her and her incredible work, as well as the contributions of the Coru Priesthood. An Index of Irish Myth The Mythological Cycle Cath Muige Tuired Cunga, “The Battle of Mag Tuired of Cong” or “The First Battle of Mag…

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Ode to the Morrigan

  Nine tresses hang from your holy head A mantle of feathers round your brow Bold as the sun at its bright zenith You speak with a prophetesses’ tongue “Rise you people who love freedom’s gifts, Harken to the sword, shield, & spear Fill your hearts with valor, courage, love.” From sacred stone to sovereign hands Her cry rides the winds entreating, “Now.” by Rynn Fox Taken from the site included below, a great site to follow if you follow The Morrigan... I also linked a couple of other sites…

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W.B.Yeats. Father of The Celtic Revival.

W.B. Yeats and his promotion of Irish heritage, early work up to 1900. “Whose tales seem fragrant with turf smoke”William Butler Yeats 1865-1939 Yeats was born into a protestant Anglo-Irish landowning class; Anglo-Irish Protestant groups supported a literary revival whose writers wrote in English about the ancient myths and legends of Ireland. Most members of this minority considered themselves English people who happened to be born in Ireland, Yeats however, was adamant in affirming his Irish…

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