The Druidcraft calendar was never intended as a genuine authentic ancient druidic calendar. Instead it is a tool to help modern pagan practitioners to understand the movements of the sun and moon for ritual and predictive purposes, which by its very nature is a calendar. Despite this, in this article I would like to discuss the Druidcraft calendar’s historical basis. Continue reading
If you become interested in lunisolar calendars you will undoubtedly come across the Metonic system which is defined rather simply.
In my last article in this series I discussed a number of prehistoric calendar sites that show that early humans were concerned with reconciling the movements of the sun and moon in order to follow a lunisolar calendar.
The Druidcraft calendar can be used for many additional purposes beyond being a simple calendar. In this article I would like to explain how the calendar can be used as a very simple clock for roughly telling the time.
If you spend any time following this calendar you may have noticed over the last month that there have been a number of updates to the online calendar application. Importantly the way that months, years and leap months work has undergone some changes, and in this post I would like to explain why.
It has now been over a year since the Druidcraft Calendar was first conceived. In that time I have spoken to a lot of people and tried to spread the word far and wide in order to get as much feedback on the calendar as I can. Overall this feedback has been positive. Every so often though, someone takes the time to really look at the calendar and offers valuable feedback on the system itself.