Posts Tagged: myth

A Divine Family

A Divine Family

According to Caesar and others the name of the Celtic god was Dis. Dis like Chronos ate his young, but unlike Chronos, who does so to keep his power, Dis eats them when they are maimed and spits them back out whole. (The use of cauldrons in Celtic lore is symbolic of this.) Although often… Read more

Hear The Music

Hear The Music

The language of the Celtic imagination, in whatever form it takes, pours forth from an overwhelming sense of the Other-World and a feeling of harmony with it. Let us make no mistake about it, language – whether spoken, played or drawn – to the Celts is music. To hear the music you must reach into… Read more

Oran Mór: The Primordial Celtic Myth

Oran Mór: The Primordial Celtic Myth

Oran Mór Quiet— Eternal Quiet. Not even the sound of the restless, stirring, dark waters could be heard. Then, a great spiraling strain of Melody moved across the endless waters. Subdued at first, then quickly gathering momentum until it reached a great crescendo. And, then, there was Life! But the Melody did not stop. It… Read more