Mona - Bryn Celli Ddu - Black Grove Hill

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Mona - Bryn Celli Ddu - Black Grove Hill

Postby Kernos » 26 Sep 2008, 15:35

A passage Grave in Anglesey. The islands’ most famous passage tomb which was built on top of a circle-henge.

http://www.megalithic.co.uk/article.php?sid=24

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Re: Mona - Bryn Celli Ddu - Black Grove Hill

Postby AndyO » 26 Sep 2008, 18:37

I visited this site last year while spending a little time on the island with my partner. There's a dramatic backdrop with the mountains of Snowdonia rising over the Menai Straits separating Mona from the mainland. It's also a very photogenic site, but has had a lot of cosmetic surgery performed on it in the last century or so - getting an idea of what it must have been like is a good way of spending a meditative moment or three, though. The whole island is great for that, in fact. I'm going to be heading back that way again.

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Postby Dryadia2 » 26 Sep 2008, 18:50

Very Kool! I love taking 'armchair' mini-vacations!
Thanks for sharing this Kernos! :hug:

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Postby Teileag » 09 Aug 2010, 13:22

A few new pics from a trip to Mona in July...
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The sounds of the winds in the elms
like the strings of a harp being played,
the note of the blackbird that claps
with the wings of delight in the glade.

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Re: Mona - Bryn Celli Ddu - Black Grove Hill

Postby Bloodwyche » 16 Oct 2010, 22:51

Greetings,
I also love the misty Isle, Ynys Mon,Isle of the Brave. I have lost many hours without knowing in it's special places. The whole Island contains many many areas of interest and latent energies. You can understand why when you look at its history, when you cross the straits everything seems to slow down to me.

It is in my dreamtime a very special place where sometimes I have found the realms of reality to seem to bend somewhat, and the best place I have found for meditation anywhere.

I long to be there forever.


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Postby ennys » 13 Sep 2014, 13:05

Môn!
I was hoping to find a topic on the island.... I have been there for the first time recently, not even 'on purpose', I had to go to Bangor for professional reasons. But when I sat in the bus to Bangor and I first caught sight of this island....it made me cry. It just shouted 'HOME' to me. Maybe because the landscape is so similar to my beloved Brittany (Carnac area, where I lived before), I don't know.
But the feeling was even stronger when I finally landed on the island - there is a good energy there. I have spend some time in meditation with my back to a standing stone in a megalithic site, and the island feels so welcoming and.. healing. I am now trying to learn more about it, as it struck me the place is important to me.
So I am studying 'prehistoric Anglesey' and I'd love to learn more!!
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Re: Mona - Bryn Celli Ddu - Black Grove Hill

Postby Catafonia » 14 Sep 2014, 09:08

Do you know about the Angelsey Druid Order? The web site address is: http://www.angleseydruidorder.co.uk

The chief is Kristoffer Hughes who's a great speaker, you can find some of his talks on the podcasts.

Have fun!

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Re: Mona - Bryn Celli Ddu - Black Grove Hill

Postby ennys » 14 Sep 2014, 15:30

I never heard of it, thank you!
Going to check it out now!

Edit: oh lovely, they do some really nice stuff!
And they have a camp at Lake Bala in snowdonia - one of the places I prefer to visit when looking for inspiration. good stuff! :cloud9:
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