Modern Druidry

In this section of the library you will find articles by members and friends on contemporary Druidry and related subjects. To contribute an article, send in MSWord format to library@druidry.org

Why Druids Now?

by Philip Carr-Gomm

My father introduced me to the Chief of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids when I was 15. His name was Philip Ross Nichols, but I soon came to know him by his mystical name of Nuinn.

John Soul, robed as a Druid, at Stonehenge

John Soul: Local Historian, Druid, Shopkeeper and Personality

John Soul was a prominent figure in Amesbury from the late nineteenth century to the earlier part of the twentieth century, remembered mostly from the 1920s to 1940 or thereabouts. Here we have two accounts of him. The first, created  by member Hazel Ledgard, is derived from research and an account by her mother who, from the 1920s to the 1940s, came with her family to Amesbury for the summer solstice ceremony at Stonehenge.

Awen

by Philip Carr-Gomm
Traduction Dany Seignabou

Can Druidry be a Path to Enlightenment?

by Robert Kyle

Many people get confused in the west thinking that enlightenment is ‘an eastern thing’ but when we come to take a closer look we realise that this is not the case at all.

The reason it’s considered eastern is because meditation is the main focus of this journey, but what is that journey and where does it lead?

Authenticity and Authority in Druidry

by Caitlín Matthews

Talk given at OBOD 50th Anniversary – 7th June 2014

MIDSUMMER SONG  

Dark is the night, far is the dawning,
Sing for the shining of light on the way.
Hearken, be ready, attend to my calling:
Sing all you guardians who wait at the door.
 

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