The Celtic Shamans of the Glastonbury Temple of the Stars

When I first tried to read Katharine Maltwood’s A Guide to Glastonbury ‘s Temple of Stars, I ended up with a terrible headache. Even though I’d studied mythology and archaeology for decades, this 1920s identifier of the Somerset circular landscape temple seemed so ‘other’ to me, and her ideas far too dense, like an overpoweringly…

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Cuchullain, Amergin, the Horned One and the Celtic shamans of the Blessed Isles

There must have been shamans leading the tribes of Britain before the Roman invasion in the first century CE because they were all over the world, although not necessarily called shamans, which is a Siberian word. According to their oldest stories, the Celts had their Dreamers, or awenyddions, and you can enjoy readng about them…

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