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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby MyrddinArtorius » 29 Jan 2011, 15:36

Thank you Selene and Susanne for your responses to my questions. I had a bit of a brain fart and I should have stated the first question differently. Although it is to late for that now. :grin: I have made up my mind and will be ordering the course when finances allow. Hoping it will be in the next couple of weeks :grin: if not within the next few months. My guides are telling me now but, if they want it to happen they are going to have to manifest the finances lol
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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby Bwncath » 07 Feb 2011, 03:31

I am very new here. Now I would like to know if there is any Grove in Sweden at all?

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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby reilz81 » 07 Feb 2011, 13:42

hi im new hear ive decided im going to do the course though firstly id like to say it shouldnt be called a course i think it should be called a key because its like its opening a doorway to the path were trying to follow atleast thats the feeling i get and keys are more timeless and more symbolical to druids atleast thats been my experience also i was wondering what the prices are for the other grades i dont see why they cant be advertised even if there is some secrets about them blessings

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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby Selene » 07 Feb 2011, 15:03

I don't think there's any secrecy intended...everyone starts with the Bardic course, so those prices are listed on the web site. As I recall, the costs for all three courses are comparable; the materials themselves are fairly standard in cost to produce, but postal rates increase frequently. It takes a minimum of a year, and often more, to complete a course, at which time the student is sent the form for ordering the next grade with the current prices.
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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby reilz81 » 08 Feb 2011, 15:05

thanks selene guess im just worried i get to see the light at the end of the tunnel and find that i need a few thousand if i want to go on lol

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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby Selene » 08 Feb 2011, 16:11

I think if that were the case, OBOD would have a lot fewer Druids than it does!
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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby reilz81 » 28 Mar 2011, 11:49

im wondering how are the courses assessed like at the end of the course is there like a multiple choice questionaire lol

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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby Selene » 28 Mar 2011, 14:34

Um...no. :grin: You and your tutor will work out that part when the time comes.
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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby Nuada123 » 29 Mar 2011, 15:49

I'm just about to start Gwers 4 and i have to say,the course is great,i'm really excited it all and can't wait for the rest of the material,
I don't know if this question has already been asked but is the course material sent 4 gwersi at a time?

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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby Selene » 29 Mar 2011, 15:52

Yes, each packet contains 4 regular gwersi and occasionally a supplementary gwers.
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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby reilz81 » 31 Mar 2011, 06:12

hmm interesting here i thought the tutor was optional

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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby WrenWyrd » 01 Apr 2011, 08:35

The tutor is optional up until the point when you want to move on to Ovate... which is why it is advised that you request one beforehand.
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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby reilz81 » 01 Apr 2011, 14:57

ahh ok thanks for the info

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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby MiriamSPia » 04 Jun 2011, 17:50

Bwncth,

If you email office@druidry.org they will be able to tell you whether or not there is a grove up in Sweden. I hope you can stand so much English.

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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby Bwncath » 21 Jun 2011, 16:07

Thank You MiriamSPia for your advise. I will do so. English is not a huge problem. ;-)

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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby aesir22 » 21 Jun 2011, 22:19

Well I'm not at all impatient for my materials to arrive..... :whistle:

What kind of rituals are involved in the course? Are they more along the lines of blessings or are there wiccan type rituals (spells, so to speak) involved?

I look forward to anything related to healing. I work in medicine and I am a reiki master, so any form of healing is of interest to me!!

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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby Lily » 22 Jun 2011, 08:27

If we told you, we'd have to kill you, as they say in James Bond movies...
So to all your questions, yes and no.... just enjoy the ride....

Seriously.
There is a reason the material is not public, and there's a reason it comes in monthly packages.
It's nothing "occult" - not like there's knowledge there that only OBOD possesses - it is to make your journey your own.

There are four magical virtues: Noscere, Audere, Velle, Tacere. To know, to dare, to will, to keep silent... not to diminish your or someone else's deep experiences through talk. another reason.
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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby aesir22 » 22 Jun 2011, 09:10

ok

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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby aesir22 » 25 Jun 2011, 18:18

Well everything arrived today, and needless to say I'm very excited to get started! Only took a week, I'm impressed :)

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Re: Questions about OBOD's course

Postby afallonia » 03 Mar 2012, 22:56

If we decide to pursue further with the course after having received the intro package, is the intro pack deducted from the cost of the course? If not then it's kind of a rip-off to pay for both.

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