The Druid’s Path

Druidry is an ancient and mysterious spiritual path that has roots in Celtic culture and tradition. The Druids were the priests, priestesses, scholars, and spiritual leaders of the ancient Celts, serving as mediators between the human and divine realms. They were known for their deep connection to nature, their wisdom in healing and divination, and their rituals that honored the cycles of the seasons and the natural world.

The history of the Druids is shrouded in mystery, as much of what we know about them comes from Roman and Greek sources who viewed them with a mix of fear and fascination. According to these accounts, the Druids were held in high esteem by the Celtic tribes, and their teachings were passed down through oral tradition. They were said to have a vast knowledge of herbal medicine, astrology, and spiritual practices, and they were believed to have the power to communicate with the spirits, and the gods themselves.

Some believe that the Druids were the builders of Stonehenge, using their knowledge of astronomy and sacred geometry to align the stones with the movements of the sun and moon. Others believe that the Druids used Stonehenge as a sacred site for their rituals and ceremonies, honoring the cycles of the seasons and the natural world. Today, Stonehenge is considered a sacred site of the druids, who are consulted about updates and changes to the area. 

Modern Druidry, also known as Neo-Druidry, has its roots in the revival of Celtic culture and spirituality that took place in the 18th and 19th centuries. Influenced by the Romantic movement and inspired by the writings of poets and scholars like William Blake and William Butler Yeats, modern Druids sought to reconnect with the wisdom and traditions of their ancestors.

Today, Druidry is a vibrant and diverse spiritual path that draws on the ancient teachings of the Druids while incorporating modern practices and beliefs. Many modern Druids honor the cycles of the seasons through rituals and ceremonies that celebrate the solstices, equinoxes, and other important dates in the Celtic calendar. They also work with the spirits of the land and the elements, seeking to cultivate a deep connection with the natural world.

Druidry is a nature-based religion that emphasises the importance of living in harmony with the earth and all living beings. Druids often work with herbs, crystals, and other natural elements in their healing and divination practices, drawing on the wisdom of the plants and stones to guide them on their spiritual journey.

One of the key principles of Druidry is the concept of Awen, or divine inspiration. Druids believe that the Awen flows through all living beings, connecting them to the wisdom of the universe. By tapping into the Awen, Druids are able to access their own inner wisdom and creativity, and to connect with the spirits and gods in a deeper way.

Druidry is a rich and ancient spiritual path that offers a deep connection to nature, the elements, and the spirits of the land. By honoring the wisdom of the Druids and embracing the modern practices of Neo-Druidry, modern witches and pagans can tap into the sacred power of the Celtic tradition and cultivate a deeper connection with the natural world.


Jade is a shadow worker and lunar witch, an experienced witchcraft facilitator, and hosts the 8-week High Priestess course: Dedicant.