Beginning a Journey with the Ogham

There are countless wonderful resources available for the witch who seeks the Ogham. Through this set of classes, we will introduce the seeker to various teachings about the origins of and the meaning behind this set of symbols. Some of these resources offer ideas for using the Ogham as a divination or meditation tool. Other resources delve into the use of the Ogham to mark out the Celtic calendar and the Witch’s Wheel of the Year. A brief list of books, helpful websites, and other training opportunities will be shared at the close of this course.

This particular course is not intended to replace the comprehensive resources alluded to above, but instead to act as an opportunity to start the journey. A journey that, it is hoped, will last a lifetime. This course provides a simple path to meet each symbol (or “fid” as they are called in Irish) in a way that is designed to empower the seeker to gain a solid foundational relationship with the Ogham.

May this course light your path to relationship with and strengthen your understanding of the Ogham as we take our first steps.

October 1st – Class One: Meeting the First Aicme

  • Beith – Birch
  • Luis – Rowan
  • Fearn – Alder
  • Saille – Willow
  • Nion – Ash

October 15th – Class Two: Meeting the Second Aicme

  • Huath – Hawthorn
  • Duir – Oak
  • Tinne – Holly
  • Coll – Hazel
  • Queirt – Apple

October 29th – Class Three: Meeting the Third Aicme

  • Muin – Vine/Mistletoe
  • Gort – Ivy
  • nGeatal – Broom/Reed
  • Straif – Blackthorn
  • Ruis – Elder

November 5th – Class Four: Meeting the Fourth Aicme

  • Ailim – Pine/Silver Fir
  • Onn – Gorse/Furze
  • Ur – Heather
  • Eadhadh – Aspen/White Poplar
  • Iodhadh – Yew

December 3rd – Class Five: Meeting the Forfeda

  • Ébhadh
  • Óir
  • Uilleann
  • Iphín
  • Eamhancholl

December 10th – Class Six: Working with the Ogham

  • Creating written magickal sigils using Ogham
  • Divining using Ogham

Classes will be held at the Temple of Witchcraft, 49 North Policy Street, Salem, NH, from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. There will also be an opportunity to attend the classes live online via Zoom for remote participants who are unable to attend in person. Given the conversational aspects of this course, it would be best if you could share the room with us.

Commitment: This course is designed as an integrated set of courses that build upon one another with a culminating introduction to using Ogham as a divination tool. It would best be attended as a complete course.

Prerequisites: None

Cost: $100 for the complete course, payable before the first class.

Course will be presented by JT Mouradian and Dawn Marie Costorf

To Register: Use the following online form. Registration must be confirmed and is at the discretion of the instructor.