I just love this little garden based on the pagan ritual wheel. According to YT – “Jenny Beale founded Brigit’s Garden in 2004 out of her passion for nature and the environment. She grew up on a farm in England and prior to setting up the garden she worked for many years in adult education. She became fascinated by Celtic heritage after moving to Ireland in the 1980s, and now lives on the Connemara coast in Barna village.”
This environmentalist lady has Got to be a closet Witch or Pagan ! Enjoy !
A contemporary garden created in honor of a Powerful Celtic Goddess
There are parallels between this Garden and Brigit’s cross.
Much like Brigit’s cross, this garden was created with four aspects: the four aspects or four seasons of the year.
A public garden devoted to an Ancient Goddess would be unthinkable a few decades ago.
In the modern era, much reverence for all things Pagan has taken place at home altars or secretive groups. Yet as pagans come out of the broom closet and make their way into everyday life, there is becoming more tolerance for projects like this, for our ability to create public spaces which revere the ancient Gods.
Much of modern life is very linear and we mainly focus on progress. Yet the purpose of this garden is to attune visitors to the cyclic aspect of life, to attune the visitors to nature. Nature is a wheel…
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