Ancient Symbols & Signs

Celtic Tree Mysteries: Secrets of the Ogham – Book Review

Celtic Tree Mysteries: Secrets of the Ogham – Book Review

Most authors approach the subject of Ogham either as a complex language or a set of mathematical features, but Steve Blamires gears this book more towards the magical and ritual history and use of these Celtic symbols. The book aims to cover the subject on both a physical and spiritual level, offering more practical advice to those seeking the meanings within Celtic myth and folklore.

The author analyses the ancient Celtic poems and legends, in order to offer a practical system of ritual and divination. He teaches reader how to create their own set of Ogham sticks, how to locate and identify each of the 20 trees and how to prepare themselves and their sticks for use. Furthermore, they are taught how to align themselves with the natural aspects of the Green World. Balmire demonstrates how to look at the trees on physical, mental and spiritual levels.

Other reviewers have said that this is a book that you can read again and again and always find something new, and I agree. If you are interested in the Ogham, or Celtic mythology, or divination, or just in the natural world, this is a book you can enjoy.

Celtic Tree Mysteries: Secrets of the Ogham is available for only £9.99 from