The Green Man is an ancient and popular icon of the natural world--the very spirit of nature. Here in this remarkable deck his tree wisdom and the Celtic Ogam tree alphabet combine to bring you an oracle of immense power.
The 25 beautifully illustrated cards depict each of the trees that make up this ancient Celtic alphabet. The Green Man is present in every image--sometimes obvious, sometimes hidden--inviting you to enter his world. You will discover tree lore, myths, and symbolism, and you will learn the innermost meaning of each card and how this age-old knowledge can guide you in your life today.
About the Author
John Matthews has been a practicing shaman for over 30 years and is a leading authority on Celtic traditions, Grail and Arthurian legends, and the tarot. He is the author of a number of successful divinatory systems based on early spiritual beliefs and has acted as an advisor on several motion pictures, including Jerry Bruckheimer’s King Arthur. Visit his website at hallowquest.org.uk.
Will Worthington is a Grove leader of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids who has worked as an illustrator for the last 30 years. His interest in the ancient past and in Arthurian and Celtic mythology is reflected in his painting and drawing.
“The voices of the trees speak wisdom that predates humans. Worthington’s labor-intensive, handcrafted images bring readers to the edge of nature. Matthews’ comprehensive text in the 128-page guidebook shows readers how to connect with those primal forces and make them their own.” –Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insights