- "Awen" is a Gaelic druidic word which represents the source of all
divine inspiration. It is usually shown by the symbol : \|/ usually
coming from the cauldron of the "Dagda", or "The Good God" (good as in skilled).
- "Nwyvre" is a Gaelic druidic word for that roughly means the spirit of
the earth, used in magic and martial arts, etc. It is symbolised as a
dragon, shown on the cover in zoomorphic form.
- "Collach Dearg" is Gaelic meaning "Red Boar". A symbolic animal for the
ancient Celts. Again, a zoomorphic red boar is shown on the cover.
- "Drumadoir" is Gaelic for "Drummer". The zoomorph on the cover is a hound.
- "Sgathach" is the ancient Celtic "Warrior Goddess of Winter and Punishment".
- "The Hunter, The Hunter" is "Cernunnos" or "Herne" referred to as one who is both
the hunter and the hunted at once.
- "Annwvyn" is the celtic other world, or under world. The first branch of the ancient Welsh book
"The Mabinogian": "Pwyll, Lord of Dyved" is the main inspiration for this track.
- "Cu Chullain" is the ancient Irish warrior hero, featured in a cycle of Irish sagas devoted to his
- "Ratatosk" is the squirrel who in Norse lore, scrambles up and down the Ash world tree
"Yggdrasill" between the realms, exchanging messages between the eagle who dwells at the very top, and dragon
"Nidhogg" who gnaws at the roots. "Ratatosk" means "Swift Teeth" This worldview
is mirrored in Celtic lore by the Ash world tree "Nion", the dragon "Nwyvre" at it's roots and
the solar eagle at the top in the realm of "Ceugant". We dwell in the middle realm called
- "The Daughter of the Bones" is "The Great Mother" in her most terrible aspect of
"Goddess of Death and Rebirth", "The Cailleach Bheure".
What is this Awen stuff? (Information)
What music is there? (Discography)
Nwyvre (Tracklist, Free MP3 & Cover Art)
Collach Dearg (Tracklist, Free MP3 & Cover Art)
Drumadoir (Tracklist, Free MP3 & Cover Art)
Contact Awen (Email)