Liminality in Celtic Lore

For today’s post, I will be looking at the concept of liminality in Celtic lore.   Firstly, I will begin with a definition of what liminal means.   According to lexico.com liminal is defined as 1. Occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold. 2. Relating to a transitional or…

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The Lord of Winter and the Lord of Summer

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at the Celtic concept of the Lord of Winter and Lord of Summer.    There is a tradition of a representative of Summer and a representative of Winter fighting over a Flower Bride.   This happens throughout several Celtic tales, but for this post, I…

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Faery Glamour

For today’s post, I will be looking at the concept of Faery Glamour.    Faery Glamour is both a principle within folklore and something that can be utilized magically.   This is a magick of illusion and transformation.   Within this post, I will take a look at three of the primary literary examples of…

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The Mystical Femme Fatale Archetype

For today’s post, I would like to look at an archetype commonly found in medieval legends.    I personally refer to this archetype as the Mystical Femme Fatale.   In many of her portrayals in medieval romances, Morgan le Fay fits into this archetype.   In truth, many of the women of Arthurian Legend can…

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Glastonbury, Real Site of Avalon?

For today’s post, I have decided to write about the real site of Avalon, Glastonbury England!   Now, the honest truth is that many locations have claimed to be the real-world location of the mystical land of Avalon.   This is very similar to the locations claiming to have been the historical seat of Camelot!…

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Faery Gates of Avalon Review

For today’s post, I would like to do a book review on The Faery Gates of Avalon by Gareth Knight.   This book is an analysis of the Arthurian Romances by Chretien de Troyes through the lens of faery magic!   Knight is a great scholar of the Arthuriad, and has worked with Arthurian magick…

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My Top 5 Celtic Magick Books I Have Read in the Last 3 Months

For today’s post, I have chosen to do a bit of a follow-up to a previous post about my favorite Celtic magick books.   This is specifically a list of the top five I have recently read! Number 5: Sir Gawain: Knight of the Goddess by John Matthews ~This book is about the Arthurian figure…

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The Morrigan: Celtic Goddess of Magick and Might

For today’s post, I have chosen to do another book review on an amazing book I recently finished reading.   As regular readers of my blog will not be surprised it was a book on yet another Celtic Goddess!   This time the focus was placed on the Morrigan, one of the most powerful, and…

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The Blodeuwedd Persephone Connection

For today’s post, I would like to take a look at the way in which two Goddesses are connected.    Blodeuwedd is a Welsh Celtic Goddess of flowers and owls.    Persephone is a Greek Goddess of the Spring and the Underworld.   I have written about each of them in the past, and today…

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The Story of Morgan le Fay and Sir Accolon

For day five of Love Week this year, I have decided to go over the story of Morgan le Fay and her lover Accolon.    Morgan le Fay was the sister of King Arthur, and Accolon was one of the Knights of the Round Table. Their love story was one that began after Morgan’s marriage…

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