Acionna

Goddess of the Carnutes TribeAcionna is known from an inscription discovered in 1823, 35 meters deep in a well. The well-named Fontaine l’Etuvée at a place known as Clos de la Belle-Croix outside of Orleans. the inscription reads. “Sacred to the August Acionna, Capillius, son of Illiomarus, (offered) this portico with its ornaments and paidContinue reading “Acionna”

Menman Alisiâs Rite

Opening We enter your sacred space Nemetona, clean and pure.(Pause and enter saying the above) I light the great flame of Aidonâ and cast the boundary of Orbion around this Nemeton and our greater community. (Walk in a circle around the border and light each torch. Light one torch and complete the circle like the next andContinue reading “Menman Alisiâs Rite”

Into the well, Out into the valley

Awake from your slumbers I awakened by the gentle voice of Nantoseulta pulling me up. I stare into her eyes and feel a great peace knowing that all is well—her long flowing hair dancing in the breeze. She takes my hand, and we walk in her stream. Passing by the now of time coming andContinue reading “Into the well, Out into the valley”

The Carnyx Sounds (Gaulish Gate)

As we all get deeper into our Customs/Traditions and form bonds with the individuals in our community, we begin to grow and respect one another. That also means wanting to be there for each other in troubling times and good times. We create an atmosphere that is free from some of the problems in theContinue reading “The Carnyx Sounds (Gaulish Gate)”

Nantosuelta

Tegos Carnution (House of the Carnutes) Deuoi. Her name has a few possibilities. Sun warmed valley and Meandering brock. She is depicted with a saucer or a pot which could be an evocation of the great cauldron. She also has a long pole with a house on it or beehive, and sometimes she is depictedContinue reading “Nantosuelta”

Albici

Albici (Those of the white) The Albici was a Celto-Ligurian group of peoples located in Northern Italy/ South Eastern Gaul between the Sainte-Baume and Marseille around the Central and lower parts of the Durance river. There name (Those of the White) could be relating to do with the snow covered mountain terrain. There are otherContinue reading “Albici”

Pempocelon

This article will have many folks rolling their eyes as for the concept I’m putting out there. This article will be based on the fact that the Druides studied the motions of the cosmos.  A Little History A symbol we find on many Gaulish coins is that of the Pentagram. I know it might beContinue reading “Pempocelon”

Nemetona

Tegos Branorunânon ( House of Raven Secret’s) Deuoi Nemetona her name meaning She of the sacred grove.She is a goddess of the Sacred Grove.We have a reference to what supposedly a Nemeton would look like by Lucan, a Roman poet in his works, Pharsalia, iii. 399 – 425 No bird nested in the nemeton, nor didContinue reading “Nemetona”