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basic beliefs of druids
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hey i was wondering what the basic beliefs of druids i have Irish heritage so i was wondering if i can trace it back to see if someone in my line was a druid i also want to know the basic beliefs thank you
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Re: basic beliefs of druids
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Post # 2

Read the following link's site, I believe they will have some of your questions.

http://www.druidry.org/druid-way/druid-beliefs

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Re: basic beliefs of druids
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It would be nigh-on impossible to discover if anyone in your lineage had been a druid as we know very little about the beliefs and practices of ancient druids. Most of the information was written by Roman historians or later by Christian monks.

Modern druidry is based upon Victorian druid revivals, whether it resembles ancient druidry is open to debate. But the link provided above will give you an idea of what OBOD has as their practices and beliefs. There's also the British Druid Order, The Druid Network, The Ancient Order of Druids in America and a number of other organisations with different beliefs.
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my uncle was a druid and taught me what he knows from what information has been passed down from our families ancestors. you really have to know a actual druid to know anything not read some book
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By: Jolt227
my uncle was a druid and taught me what he knows from what information has been passed down from our families ancestors. you really have to know a actual druid to know anything not read some book.


Info passed down from the ancestors.... Jolt that's one of the oldest claims in the world
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Re: basic beliefs of druids
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More than one of the oldest claims in the books it is complete and utter hogwash. The original Druidic practices died out. We know some details from archaeological evidence and (somewhat biased) documentation. Anyone that claims to be descended from an actual Druid obviously has no understanding of the Celtic histories and little of their culture.

The last of the Celtic practitioners disappeared in around 500CE Neo-Druidry was established around 1960 I believe (I may be a few decades out) that means that anyone who claims to be related to even a Celt must have family records dating back that 1460 years. Now given that the oldest family records are church records which wouldn't document any Druids and only begin at around the fourteenth century that's still 1000 years unexplained in the lineage when Druidism was not practiced. I mean I'm Irish, my parents are Irish, their parents are Irish and their parents parents are Irish but I have no idea if I'm actually descended from the Druidic Celts or not.
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Well Murfie being of Irish decent you might not be able to claim having a Druid in the family tree but you can rightly claim your Celtic Ancestory and heritage...which being Scottish and Irish I myself claim..being Celt not that I have Druid in the family tree.
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Re: basic beliefs of druids
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I am a neo-druid and we believe that nature is sacred and should be revered (much like wiccans). We believe in about 300 gods and goddesses the most important would be dagda, the chief god and Dana, the mother goddess. We believe in spirits and mother earth. After death our spirits go to Avalon where we rest to await reincarnation. Like the other pre-christian religions of Europe we practice magic. We follow the druid virtues of honor, loyalty, hospitality, honesty, justice and courage.of course really a druid was a person who served the role of priests, teachers, ambassadors, astronomers, genealogists, philosophers, musicians, theologians, scientists, poets and judges in Celtic society. The people you're referring to are the Celts.
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Re: basic beliefs of druids
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I'm Irish and live in Ireland, but I'm also quarter Scottish and quarter Italian. We believe in many Celtic Gods/goddesses and we believe in Nature Spirits. Some infact claim to see Nature spirits (like I do). We are extremely close to the earth and all the seasons which all have there own names. If you google search druidry you should get some answers
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Re: basic beliefs of druids
By: Moderator / Adept
Post # 10
Where do you get the idea from that Druids were Irish, or Scottish? They were Welsh!
They were driven from Wales by the Roman Army, on to the island of Anglesey. There they were slaughtered, man, woman, and child. They left no written records.
Nobody can claim that they know anything about the beliefs of Druids. The Druids left nothing. No artifacts, no records. Nothing!
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