Tag Archive | Cailleach

Day 18: 30 Days of Deity Devotion

How does The Cailleach stand in terms of gender and sexuality? (historical and/or UPG)

As with all the other areas I have written about, here all I have are the various legends about The Cailleach and UPG. So, venture forth with this in mind. This is just my personal opinion and my own biases will be reflected.

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30 Days of Deity Devotion: Days 16 & 17

  • How do you think The Cailleach represents the values of Her pantheon and cultural origins?

  • How does The Cailleach relate to other gods and other pantheons?

These two topics are closely related so I have decided to combine them into a single post.

I’m not sure if one could say that The Cailleach represents the values of Her pantheon and cultural origins, or if it is the pantheon and culture which have moulded themselves to represent the values of The Cailleach.

It is my belief that the Cailleach was not brought here by the earliest humans to the British Isles hundreds of thousands of years age, She was here to greet them.

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