Caitlín Matthews

Caitlín Matthews is internationally renowned for her research into the Celtic and ancestral traditions. She is the author of 36 books, including The Celtic Tradition, The Encyclopedia of Celtic Wisdom, and Sophia: Goddess of Wisdom. She is co-founder of the Foundation for Inspirational and Oracular Studies, which is dedicated to oral, shamanic, and sacred arts. Caitlin Matthews has a shamanic practice in Oxford, England, and teaches worldwide.

Books By Caitlín Matthews

  1. King Arthur and the Goddess of the Land

    King Arthur and the Goddess of the Land

    By Caitlín Matthews

    Matthews sheds light on Sovereignty, the Goddess of the sacred land of Britain, and the spiritual principle of the Divine Feminine. She articulates the continuing relevance of ancient Celtic thought and belief of the powerful myths and legends of ancient Britain.
  2. Mabon and the Guardians of Celtic Britain

    Mabon and the Guardians of Celtic Britain

    By Caitlín Matthews

    Caitlín Matthews unlocks the encoded meanings of the Mabinogion and establishes it firmly as a precursor to other living myths of the West. As descendants of the ancient Celtic oral tradition, the rich themes and archetypal underpinnings of the Mabinogion are stories for all time.
  3. Taliesin


    By John Matthews

    Taliesin, Chief Bard of Britain and Celtic shaman, was a historical figure who lived in Wales during the latter half of the sixth century. His verse is established as a direct precursor to the Arthurian Legends--and Taliesin himself, is said to be the direct forebear to Merlin. The author presents completely new translations of Taliesin's major poems in their entirety, uncovering the meanings behind these great works for the first time.

  4. Walkers Between the Worlds

    Walkers Between the Worlds

    By Caitlín Matthews
    By John Matthews


    Beneath the orthodox religions that lay claim to the soul of Western man runs an esoteric current that has preserved the lore and hermetic traditions of our ancestors. Walkers Between the Worlds explores the ancient earth wisdom of the shaman, and the Gnostic and Egyptian mysteries of the East. Practical exercises drawn from these traditions are included.

  5. The Complete Lenormand Oracle Handbook

    The Complete Lenormand Oracle Handbook

    By Caitlín Matthews

    More than 200 years old, the 36 Lenormand cards are an oracle combining standard playing cards with images from the everyday world. This book explains the meanings for each card; details how to lay spreads starting with 3 or 5 cards and building to the Grand Tableau spread; and delves into the history of cartomancy to reveal the mythic blueprint that underlies this deck.
  6. The Mysteries of Mithras

    The Mysteries of Mithras

    By Payam Nabarz

    The Mysteries of Mithras presents a revival of this ancient Roman mystery religion, popular from the late second century B.C. Payam Nabarz reveals the history and tenets of Mithraism, its connections to Christianity, Islam, and Freemasonry, and the modern neo-pagan practice of Mithraism today. Included are seven of its initiatory rituals.
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    The Complete King Arthur

    The Complete King Arthur

    By John Matthews
    By Caitlín Matthews

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    Few legends have had the enduring influence of those surrounding King Arthur. Presenting the culmination of more than 40 years’ research, John and Caitlín Matthews examine the historical and mythological evidence for every major theory about the existence of Arthur, piecing together the many fragments that constitute his image.