This book provides you with a detailed description of the eight major pagan festivals as they fall chronologically throughout the year. Each celebration leads you further into Mrs. Darley's magical world and invites you to experience the wisdom of the ancients within a modern setting.
Carole Carlton brings the important days of pagan traditions together by exploring the cycle of seasonal celebrations with relevant dates. Alternate names, the folklore that has become associated with it throughout the ages and any closely associated festivals and origins are detailed, as well as how they were once celebrated.
Mrs. Darley's Pagan Whispers is full of thought-provoking stories, which describe some of the experiences the author encountered during her time in Cornwall. All involve her once next-door neighbor, Mrs. Darley, a delightfully eloquent, yet mysterious lady of a certain age. This provides an insight into how Mrs. Darley encouraged her to become involved in each occasion.
Have you ever longed to walk barefoot in the winter snow, greet the summer solstice dawn with drums and honeyed toast or experience the pure magic of May Eve? If so, then this book is the answer to your quest.
Each festival having subsections designed to engage the listener in didactic, experiential and experimental learning, whilst simultaneously transporting them to a world of mystery and magic.
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