Magic of the Ulster Cycle
Exploring the uses and users of Magical Abilities in Ireland's Ancient LoreEnroll in Course
Online Course exploring the Magic of the Ulster Cycle in Ireland's Ancient Lore. The stories of the Ulster Cycle fall within the time of human dominance in Ireland, but that does not mean the Gods are gone, nor the paths to the Otherworld closed.
This class will explore some of the instances of magic practices in the Ulster cycles tales, with Dagda Bard and Priest, Jon O'Sullivan (An Scéalaí Beag).
From shape shifting, speaking prophecy, to curses, cures and more there are many instance in these tales where feats of a mystical nature are performed, not just by the recently departed Gods, but by the poets, champions and people of these stores. Be it the shapes of the Morrigan, the cursing of Macha, or the trickery of Cu Roi, the Ulster cycle is far closer to the mystical than our later tales become.
This course will be delving into the lore of the Ulster cycle, the history of its sources and stories, to pull out some of the varied mystical practices that were told of in Ireland's ancient tales.
This Teaching is suitable for beginners, as well as those with more experience in this area, or in other traditions. You do not have to be dedicated to or working with any Irish Gods, Guides, or Guardians to take this class.
WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU ENROLL THIS COURSE?
Your Course access enrollment below includes access to:
-- Presentation & Resource Slides
-- Class Video
-- Class Audio
-- Q&A Session (recorded during live class)
You will get the unique perspective of a native Irish bard, who studies the lore of Ireland and retells those tales for a modern audience, keeping to the core values and traditions and integrating them in his own Pagan practices and Right Relationship with the Old Gods of Ireland.
This is a completely self-paced online course. When you are enrolled you get the recorded files after for repeated or further study and reference. You decide when you start and when you finish.
When you enroll in this class, you are receiving lifetime access (with a full 30 day money back guarantee).
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Having little to no knowledge of the Irish pantheon of male deities, I felt that I stepped into a wonderful level of intimate experience and cultural background in a matter of a few paragraphs. From the warm and personable start to the mapping of the mythos landscape then to the examples of interlinking the Dagda to my own life journey, this is a rewarding turn down my own "path less taken." Thanks much!
Charmaine Whitney - The Dagda - Hearth Hero & Domestic Deity
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Loved receiving this class from Jon! His approachable manner makes the lecture portion easy to take in and understand, and the content, including the resources he points learners to, will keep on giving. I'm queer and transmasculine, and so it's really important for me to learn about deities in the Irish tradition who present us with alternative models of masculinity. Thank you Jon and the IPS for bringing us this class!
The Dagda - Hearth Hero & Domestic Deity
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