Known by many names, Bríg is the High One in Celtic religion, ancient goddess of the poetic arts, crafts, prophecy, and divination.
Light a red candle during this prayer to Brighid
Incense to Brighid:
Jasmine, Lavender, Rosemary, Chamomile
Offerings to Brighid:
Water, Bread, Coins, Milk, Blackberries, Herbal tea
Brigid, also known as Brigit, Brighid or Bríg, is a goddess of pre-Christian Ireland. She is considered to be a triple goddess (poet, healer, and smith) especially in Wicca and other forms of Neopaganism where she is sometimes worshipped in conjunction with Cernunnos as the God and Goddess.
What is Brigid the goddess of?
Brigid is the goddess of the flame and the well, patroness of healing, poetry and smithcraft. She is a solar deity so her attributes are related to fire, light, and the hearth. 🔥
Brighid is the Celtic goddess of inspiration and also carries various powers related to inspiration, such as the art of healing, and divination. She was the patroness of sacred perpetual flames, such as that held by 19 nuns in a sanctuary in Kildare, Ireland (now in honor of St. Brigit).
The tradition of female priestesses who tend to eternal sacred flames is prevalent in ancient Indo-European spirituality. Other examples include the goddess Hestia, who watches over the hearth of the home, or Minerva.
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Bríg, keeper of the Sacred Flame,
Mother to all, and Lady of the Spring, I call to you.
Daughter of Dagda and Morrighan, born with the rays of the sun, I call to you.
You who were nursed on the milk of the Sacred Cow,
whose footsteps bring flowers and shamrocks.
Blessed Bríg, whose flame burns evermore
with the light of the world, I call to you.
Bríg, weaver of webs and teller of stories, I call to you.
Blessed Bríg, healer of wounds and scars, I call to you.
light from your flame covers the skies as the sun rises,
I call to you to spread your blessings across this land as you once spread your mantle.
all you touch with your healing grace.
Bring newborn babies into this world with
love and hope. Grant the poet the words they seek to spread
your peace far and wide.
web and tell a story, oh Bríg, so that
those who weave as well may understand.
Bríg, grant your peace and patience across the land.
Every hill, every valley, every river, and stream shall sing your praise.
Bríg, I call to you.
Come into my home and sit upon my hearth.
home and family with the protection you have to offer.
A bed is always here for you, Lady Bríg, if you would have it.
to you as I weave my web, paint my picture, and write my story.
May your blessings be ever present in my life.
I call to you, Lady Bríg, to instill in me the creativity and inspiration that follows you wherever your feet may take you.
at your feet, Blessed Bríg, and tend the hearth fire in your honor.
May your Sacred Flame burn always and never extinguish.
Bríg, I call to you. Purify me within the Sacred Well.
Heal me from all wounds and injuries. Bless and protect my hearth and kin.
Bríg, whose cattle are sacred to the land, I call to you.
Bless my hearth and kin with your nurturing hand. Allow us to live freely in your light.
Bríg, Keeper of the Mysteries of Women, I call to you.
Lend me your guiding light. Keep me safe from all who would do me harm.
Bríg, mother of all and mother to none,
I call to you to keep the old traditions alive.
Help me keep your Sacred Flame lit and spread your unity across the land.
Blessed Bríg, daughter of Dagda and Morrighan, sister to Oghma, lover of Bres, mother of Ruadan, Iuchar, and Uar.
of webs. Teller of stories. I call to you.
Come into my home. Wear your crown and gem.
Lay your mantle over my home so that we may be enveloped in your peace, in your unity, and your compassion. Envelop us with your inspiration, Lady Bríg.
I call to you, Lady Bríg, that you may bless us so we may be as fruitful as the Earth.
Use these prayers and chants during a home blessing ritual, or invite the God and Goddess (Brigid and Cernunnos) into a Pagan ritual for any purpose.