Birth Dates – September 30th to October 27th
Letter – G
Old Irish/Gaelic – Gort – meaning “field”. The connection with Ivy is unclear but it is known that Ivy was considered sacred by the ancient Celts who believed that it protected their milk, dairy products, herds and flocks – so perhaps that is one possible connection with “field” – or “greenest of pasture” as in the Word Ogham of Morann Mac Main.
Key Words – restriction, binding, tenacity ..
Element – Air
Celtic Deity – Arianrhod – An ancient Welsh Goddess of the moon, stars, space and time, her name means “Silver Wheel”. Her mother is Don, the great Welsh Mother Goddess and her consort was originally Nwyvre, a Sky God. She is the mother of Llew Llaw Gyffes and associated with beauty, fertility, reincarnation and higher learning. The constellation Corona Borealis is known as “Caer Arianrhod” in Welsh meaning “stronghold/fortress of Arianrhod” and it was here that departed souls were believed to rest before their reincarnation.
Animal – Boar
Bird – Swan
Plant – Mugwort
Colour – Blue
Crystal – Opal/Moonstone
Planet – Moon