The tale of Taliesin and the magical cauldron of Cerridwen speaks from the heart of the Celtic Pagan tradition. In From the Cauldron Born, you are invited not only to read the story but to live it. You are invited to resonate with the magic of the witch mother Cerridwen and her cauldron of inspiration. You are invited to become Taliesin, the prophetic spirit with the radiant brow. You are invited to awaken to a lucidity of spirit born from the archetypes of sacred myth.
Join Kristoffer Hughes on a yearlong journey of rituals based on one of Wales’s most profound legends. With deeply transformative exercises and lyrical wisdom, you will experience beauty and knowledge, imagination and creation as never before.
Praise: “If you are captivated by the exploration of Welsh and Celtic myth, Kristoffer Hughes’s in-depth, scholarly work belongs on your bookshelf.”—Ellen Dugan, author of Seasons of Witchery
“In this book, Kris Hughes takes up his Druid’s staff and guides us through the winding paths of the tale of Taliesin with insight, learning, and inspiration so that we too may drink the magical brew in the cauldron of Cerridwen and emerge transformed.”—Anna Franklin, author of The Sacred Circle Tarot
Grave minding and grave decorating traditions run hand in hand with
the season of Samhain, and perhaps nowhere is this as apparent as in
Central and South America during Dias de los Muertos. However, elements of this practice are easily incorporated into modern Pagan traditions and offer a subtle yet powerful method of honoring the dead. It
is a practice that I have been personally undertaking...
In Celtic magic, the true significance of the dragon is subtle, and they are not simply the enormous fire breathing beasts that we have been led to believe; they are so much more than their fictionalized expression. Here, The Book of Celtic Magic author Kristoffer Hughes explains the beauty, majesty, and meaning of dragons in Celtic magic.
With its focus on fun and frivolity, it's no wonder Beltane is one of the most festive Sabbats of the year for many modern Pagans. Held each year on or around May 1st, Beltane is a celebration of vitality, fertility, strength, and growth reflecting a blending of many traditions. It gets its name from the pre-Christian Celtic Bealtaine, which... read this article