";s:4:"text";s:3274:" Llyr married to Penarddun, daughtet of Beli son of Mynogan, who was ruler of Britain. Local deities were centered around nature worship, usually a local landscape feature, such as mountains, trees, or rivers. Celtic Blessings From Other Sources (Sources given where known - copyright not known) May the blessing of light be on you - light without and light within. He is a native Welsh speaker, born to a Welsh family in the mountains of Snowdonia in 1971. Welsh god of the sea. The Morrighan, Goddess of War and Sovereignty The Morrighan is known as a Celtic war goddess, but there’s a lot more to her than that.
In his aspect as a harvest god, he is honored on August 1, on the festival known as Lughnasadh or Lammas. Celtic Mythology has four sub-categories or groups: Mythological Cycle: This is the record of the invasions by supernatural beings and deities. Regional deities were known throughout the Celtic regions, and usually included the deities of protection, healing, luck, and honour. The Celtic pantheon can be roughly divided into the older… He is a keen student of Celtic literature and teacher of the Celtic mystery tradition, and a reader at the National Library of Wales. He is an Ovate of the Order of Bards, Ovates & Druids. He is the god of blacksmiths, metal-workers and artisans. Llyr was also the god of magic and healing. She first appears in the ancient mythological cycles as an Earth Mother.
Llyr was the father of Bran, Manawyddan, and a daughter named Branwen. From the 3rd century bc Counted among the oldest of the ancient Celtic gods in Ireland, Danu, also known as Ana, is often portrayed as a beautiful and mature woman. She is associated with nature and the spiritual essence of nature, while also representing the contrasting (yet cyclic) aspects of prosperity, wisdom, death, and regeneration. Maponus: Maponus (Maponos) was the Roman-Celtic god of music and poetry. May the blessed sunlight shine on you like a great peat fire, so that stranger and friend may come and warm himself at it. Llyr was Welsh equivalent of Lir, old Irish god of the sea. The Cycle focuses on the activities of the Celtic gods, mainly about how five races of supernatural beings went into war to gain control of Ireland. Lugh is the Celtic god honored for his skills and gifts as a craftsman. Celtic religion, religious beliefs and practices of the ancient Celts.
Flidais (pronounced flee-ish) is a complex Celtic Goddess with many differing stories and aspects. The Celts, an ancient Indo-European people, reached the apogee of their influence and territorial expansion during the 4th century bc, extending across the length of Europe from Britain to Asia Minor.
She represents both our domestic and our wild natures and is an appropriate Goddess to call on on this day of balance. He lives on the Island of Anglesey. Maponus had been identified with the god Apollo, who was also god of music.Maponus had also been equated with the Irish god, Angus Og or Mac Oc, the son of Dagda.However, Maponus was frequently appeared as the divine youth, and was possibly more closely related to the Welsh Mabon, the divine youth.