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Celtic Book of Living and Dying An Illustrated Guide to Celtic Wisdom

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ISBN-10: 1402714181

ISBN-13: 9781402714184

Edition: N/A

Authors: Juliette Wood

List price: $12.95
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Modeled on both the Egyptian and Tibetan Book of the Dead, this beautifully illustrated guide to Celtic belief traces the journey of the soul, revealing along the way the lessons it must learn in the course of a lifetime. At the heart of the spiritual voyage from birth to death lie the key themes of Celtic wisdom: time, the afterlife, destiny, prophecy, courage, and fertility, all visualized with magnificent artwork and evocative landscapes, as well as color photographs of superb artifacts. A wealth of lore and literature, including timeless poetry and epic battle scenes, show the Celtic imagination at its most fertile and illuminate Druidic practice. The underlying spiritual significance…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 2/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Juliette Wood is a retired associate lecturer at the School of Welsh, Cardiff University, and is currently director of the Folklore Society at the Warburg Institute, London. 

Introduction
An Eagle's Flight
The Wise Child
The Warrior's Way
The Honour of Women
Last Things
This Was the House
The Wheel of Nature
Two Faces: Growth and Decay
The Wisdom of the Weather
The Wisdom of the Seasons
The Sun and the Moon
Echoes of the Otherworld
The Islands Beyond
Impossibilities
Veils of Illusion
Mystical Creatures
Talismans of Power
Fairy Mounds
Voyages Between Realms
The Threshold of the Beyond
The Enchanted Archipelago
Visions of Our Ancestors
The Wisdom of Water
Vessels of Truth
In the Guise of a Swan
Fate and Foreknowledge
Our Yesterdays are Our Tomorrows
The Wisdom of the Salmon
The Mystery of the Head
Birds of Destruction
Guardians of the Soul
The Wisdom of the Druids
Magical Contests
The Fortress of Love
The Wisdom of Inspiration
Saints and Angels
The Power of Three
Spiritual Healing
The Wisdom of the Bards
The Wisdom of Eternity
The Creatures in the Pattern
The Twisted Vine
The Endless Knot
The Great Bard
How to Live, How to Die
Pronunciation Guide
Primary Sources
Further Reading
Index
Acknowledgments