Thursday, February 18, 2010

Celtic Tree Month of Ash Begins Today

The ash tree was one of the sacred Druid trees. On the Celtic calendar, the month of Ash begins on Feb. 18 and goes through March 17. This is a great time to do magic that is associated with the inner self, ocean rituals, prophetic dreams and spiritual journeys.

The Ash tree represented growth, expansion, and higher perspective, to the Celts. Ash was often used for making both mundane and magical tools like wands, brooms or spears.In ancient Celtic Ireland, the Ash tree was so sacred, that people refused to cut them down even when wood was scarce. The ash also gives its name to the letter N in the ogham alphabet. Together with the oak and thorn trees, the ash is part of a magical trilogy of sacred trees to the Druids. It is also said that if you place Ash berries in a cradle, it protects the child from being taken away by mischevious Faeries.

To celebrate the Celtic tree month of Ash, do a ritual or meditation to the Ash full moon which falls on Feb 28.

Blessings )O(

Photo courtesy of Woodland Trust


  1. Thank you for this lovely, magical lesson!

  2. Discover what it is:
    The strong creature from before the Flood
    Without flesh, without bone,
    Without vein, without blood,
    Without head, without feet...
    in field, in forest...
    Without hand, without foot.
    It is also as wide
    As the surface of the earth,
    And it was not born,
    Nor was it seen...


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