The Goddess Brigid

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Brigid (or Brighid/Brigit) is the daughter of the Dagda. Her two sisters were also called Brigid, and were associated with healing and crafts. The three Brigids were typically treated as three aspects of a single deity, making her a classic Celtic triple goddess.

Brigid is a Celtic Goddess of fire, metal-craft and poetry. She is called upon for inspiration, divination, creativity, healing and for manifesting.

In many Pagan traditions today, Brighid is celebrated with crafts that honor her role as the protector of the hearth. You can make a Brigid corn doll or Brigid's Cross, whose arms represent the place where a crossroads comes together, the space between light and dark.

Ritual: Brew a nourishing tea in a mug and Bless it by visualizing golden light filling the liquid and saying,

“Brighid, hear my prayer and bless the brew of tea.
Renew my body, inspire my heart.
Throughout my life, your wholeness impart.
So mote it be.”

Brighid can aid you in any endeavour you wish to undertake. Call on her for assistance in fire magic, crafting, inspiration, animal magic, fertility, healing, and childbirth.

Themes: Health and inspiration.
Symbols: Brighid’s Cross and cauldron.

 

A personal image of my Book of Shadows page:

You can add our Brigid to your own book of shadows by using our background-less PNG or downloading our Altar Card of Brigid.

 

Wigington, Patti. "Brighid, the Hearth Goddess of Ireland." ThoughtCo, Jan. 10, 2018, thoughtco.com/brighid-hearth-goddess-of-ireland-2561958.

Telesco, Patricia. “February 1 Imbolc Brigit.” 365 Goddess A Daily Guide to the Magic and Inspiration of the Goddess, Harper Collins, 1998.