Name: Brigit. \ Bride (Scotland). \ Bridget (Irish). \ Saint Brigit.
Symbols: A golden branch of an oak tree. a well. the Shamrock.
a Scallop shell.
Usual Image: a triple Goddess so she is show as a young maiden, mother,
and crone, depending on the time of the year. and their were some who
thought of her as the goddess of both poetry and blacksmithing,and show
her as being pale on one side of her face (the side that did the poety)
and dark on the other (the side that faced the fire).
Holy days: Febuary 2. once called Imbolg, this was later turned into
Candlemas, or Saint Brigits Day, it is now known as Groundhogs Day!
Imbolg ment "the surrounding belly", or "around the belly" in old
Irish, it was thought of as the time of the beginning of spring, and
was marked by the lighting of fires, and rituals for the benefit of the
Place of Worship: All over the place, she was very popular, (that's why
they came up with the a phony Christian saint called St. Brigit, they
could not get blot her out so they tryed to convert her.) but one of
more popular places of Brigit worship was around water wells, it was
believed that one could most easyly speak to Brigit via wells, this was
put down, but not out, as "wishing well" are what many of the holy
wells became, and the idea spred.
Synodeities: Aphrodite (Greek). Shamrakh (pre-Islamic Arabic).
Morgan (another Celtic). Juno (Greek/Roman).
Details: There is not a lot known about the storys and worship of
Brigit, but was was said to watch over women at the major points in
their lifes, and was the goddess of spring, poety, love, kindness,
the seas, and metal. and was worshiped by the Celtic peoples.
Another thing that happened on Imbolic was the makeing of all the