Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Druid books

There are so many books out there to read. Here are the ones I'm planning to start with.  Some are specifically about druidry, while others are just about things I would do while following a druid path.

  • Carr-Gomm, Philip.  The Druid Way. (OBOD)
  • Carr-Gomm, Philip.  What Do Druids Believe? (OBOD)
  • Ellison, Robert.  The Solitary Druid. (ADF)
  • Greer, John Michael. The Druidry Handbook. (AODA)
  • Orr, Emma Restall.  Druid Priestess.  First published as Spirits of the Sacred Grove. (BDO, TDN) 
  • Orr, Emma Restall.  Druidry.  (BDO, TDN) 
  •  Orr, Emma Restall.  Living Druidry: Magical Spirituality for the Wild Soul.  (BDO, TDN) 
  • Talboys, Graeme K.  Way of the Druid: Renaissance of a Celtic Religion and its Renaissance. (Hedge Druid Network)
  • White, Julie, and Talboys, Graeme K.  The Path Through the Forest: A Druid Guidebook.
Holidays, rituals, etc.:
  • Eddy, Steve, and Hamilton, Claire.  Timeless Wisdom of the Celts: A Beginner's
  • Hutton, Ronald.  Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain.
  • King, John Robert. The Celtic Druids' Year: Seasonal Cycles of the Ancient Celts.
  • Kondratiev, Alexei.  The Apple Branch: A Path to Celtic Ritual. 
  • LaChapelle, Dolores.  Earth Festivals: Seasonal Celebrations for Everyone Young and Old. 
  • Montley, Patricia.  In Nature's Honor: Myths and Rituals Celebrating the Earth.
  • Starhawk, and Nightmare, M. Macha. The Pagan Book of Living and Dying: Practical Rituals, Prayers, Meditations, and Blessings on Crossing Over.
  • White, Julie, and Talboys, Graeme K.  Arianrhod's Dance: A Druid Ritual Handbook.
Sustainable living:
  • Bach, David. Go Green Live Rich: 50 Simple Ways to Save the Earth and Get Rich Trying. 
  • Gow McDilda, Diane. 365 Ways to Live Green: Your Everyday Guide to Saving the Environment.
  •  Hayes, Shannon.  Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture.
  • Horn, Greg. Living Green: A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability.
  • Kellogg, Scott, and Pettigrew, Stacy.  Toolbox for Sustainable City Living.
  • Scott, Nicky. Composting: An Easy Household Guide.
  • Scott, Nicky. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: An Easy Household Guide.
  • Trask, Crissy, It's Easy Being Green: A Handbook for Earth Friendly Living.
  • Kornfield, Jack.  After the Ecstasy, The Laundry. 
  • Steindl-Rast, David. Common Sense Spirituality.
  • Kornfield, Jack.  Meditation for Beginners.
  • Lang, Diane.  Opening to Meditation: A Gentle, Guided Approach.
  • Sadhu, Mouni.  Concentration: A Guide to Mental Mastery.
  • Wood, Ernest.  Concentration:  An Approach to Meditation.
Healing and Movement
  • Cohen, Ken.  The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing
  • Cowan, Thomas S., Fallon, Sally, and McMillan, Jaimen.  The Fourfold Path to Healing: Working with the Laws of Nutrition, Therapeutics, Movement, and Meditation in the Art of Medicine.
  • Davis, Deborah.  Women's Qigong for Health and Longevity: A Practical Guide for Women Over Forty.
  • Frantzis, Bruce. Tai Chi: Health for Life. This is a theoretical book, not a how to manual, but something to put it all in perspective.
  • Friedman, Suzanne.  Heal Yourself With Qigong: Gentle Practices to Increase Energy, Restore Health, and Relax the Mind.
  • Lam, Paul.  Tai Chi for Beginners and the 24 Forms.  
  • Roth, Gabrielle. Maps to Ecstasy: The Healing Power of Movement.
  • Roth, Gabrielle.  Sweat Your Prayers.
  • Fergus, Charles.  Trees of New England: A Natural History.
  • McKenney, Margaret, and Peterson, Roger Tory.  A Field Guide to Wildflowers: Northeastern and North Central North America.
  • Petrides, George A., and Peterson, Roger Tory.  A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs: Northeastern and North-Central United States and Southeastern and South-Central Canada.
  • Sendak, Paul E.  Native and Naturalized Trees of New England and Adjacent Canada: A Field Guide.
  • Symonds, George W., and Chelminski, Stephen V.  Tree Identification Book: A New Method for the Practical Identification and Recognition of Trees.
  • Uva, Richard H., Neal, Joseph C., and Ditomaso, Joseph M.  Weeds of the Northeast.

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