A Celtic Death Rite: The Lost Art of Keening

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Perhaps no other story in Celtic mythology demonstrates more succinctly the unbearable weight of grief than that of the great hero, Cu Cuchlainn at the death of his son, Connla.  The young warrior’s death comes tragically and unwittingly at Cu Cuchlainn’s own hand, and as the true identity of his dying opponent becomes realized, so, too, does the treachery of …

The Shape We’re In

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“Save your neck or save your brother Looks like it’s one or the other Oh, you don’t know the shape I’m in.”                                     The Band I have been a practitioner of shamanism for nearly twenty years now and during that time, I have been blessed to work with many lovely people, spiritual seekers who have come looking for a new …