Glamoury: Magic of the Celtic Green World
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Glamoury: Magic of the Celtic Green World

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Glamoury refers to an Irish Celtic magical tradition that is holistic. This guidebook offers practical advice and modern versions of philosophies that should expand potential into areas previously closed.
Paperback, 352 pages
Published December 8th 1995 by Llewellyn Publications
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Chrissy
(was going through boxes of books and realized I never reviewed this one)

The rituals in this book remind me a lot of Alexei Kondratiev's (see The Apple Branch), and as I didn't much care for Alexei's, I had the same feelings here. However, the book does pull a fair bit from Irish history and lore, which is surprisingly different for a Llewellyn book. But it still doesn't meet my standards and, as always, I urge people to go to source lore before delving into any neopagan books. That way you are...more
Angie Curtis
Good book, great information especially on trance work which most authors do go into. He provides very in depth information on the goddesses and gods, sabbats and the mythical ans magical history of Ireland.

I do feel that I must warn anyone who reads this book that while is research and information on the subject matter is awesome his personal views/ beliefs are not. He believes that is form of Celtic spirituality is the only form and if anyone disagrees or can't perform or understand the ritual...more
Amanda
I would have liked something with a little less of the authors personal interpretation of how he thought the Celtic people did things.
Heather Adkins
There is some interesting information, but I didn't really feel a connection with this book. I believe it's geared more for men, and the rituals are much too complex and traditional for my own personal path. I ended up skipping over his entire Wheel of the Year segment and Magickal Tools segment because I didn't agree with anything he said. This book is good for someone interested in a traditional, ceremonial way of practicing that focuses on Irish deities and very different ideas than found in...more
Kait Nolan
Interesting collection of lore and in depth look at the Irish Celts and the historical roots of their connection to Otherworld.
Lugdag Severino
if you want to know Celtic shamanism and magic this is your book
Kerr Cuhulain
Very good book on Celtic spirituality.
Carol
Good book with interesting information.
Kaz
Celtic spirituality.
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Steve Blamires was born in the West of Scotland where the Celtic culture and the Gaelic language are both still strong. He now lives in New York State but prior to emigrating to the States he lived on the Isle of Arran, Scotland, a place considered by the ancient Gaelic Celts as the mystical Otherworld. He has taken a passionate interest in his indigenous Celtic culture since his early teens. Stev...more
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