Author: alan | Category: Bard, Druid, Thoughts | Tags: ancestors, art, being a druid, Community, druidry. modern druidry, druids, eleven commitments, natural philosophy, nature. humility, philosophy, ritual, seership, service, teaching
Eleven Commitments of Modern Druids
We are involved in a movement which is built around re-connection to and re-construction of tradition.
In my recent meditations and revisiting of what some would call Bardic teachings I wanted to focus on what it means to be a Druid. A study of the Welsh and Irish Triads gives us a starting point and of course the poems and stories within the Welsh and Irish Bardic traditions offer some pointers.
With the movie Avatar on the television at the moment many of the core themes of shamanism are bouncing around in my head.
So what does it mean to be a Druid in today’s world?
Perhaps the following discussion piece created for the course I am running at the moment may be of interest…
Published: July 13, 2014