Druid Gorsedd

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Friday, July 31, 2009 to Monday, August 3, 2009

The House of Danu, an alliance of Druid groves and seed groups in California, will host an historic Gorsedd for the Festival of Lughnasadh, July 31 to August 3, 2009, at the Pema Osel Ling Buddhist Retreat near Monterrey, California. This is an unprecedented gathering of all known Druids organizations in the West, and anyone interested in exploring the California Druid experience is invited to attend. This is a rare opportunity to acquire knowledge from the most celebrated scholars of Druidry. The Chosen Chief of OBOD, Philip Carr-Gomm http://philipcarrgomm.wordpress.com is traveling from Sussex to help ground participants in Druid culture. The Archdruid of AODA, John Michael Greer, http://www.aoda.org is coming down from Oregon to share his extraordinary knowledge of Druid history and magic. The famous author, musician and founder of ADF, Isaac Bonewits, http://www.neopagan.net is coming from New York to do a workshop on constructing Druid rites. The Gorsedd will be a festival of drumming, storytelling, workshops, games, initiations; Bardic evenings around the campfire, a magnificent Eisteddfod, and a grand procession for the sacred ritual of Lughnasadh that you can help create. Go to the House of Danu website for details and registration www.houseofdanu.com