Lugh is a god of smithcraft and skills.
Image © Arthur Aubrey/Getty Images
Are you one of our readers in the Northern Hemisphere? If you are, you're getting ready to observe the harvest Sabbat of Lammas. In many Pagan traditions, Lammas is also a time to celebrate Lughnasadh, which is a festival honoring the Celtic god Lugh. Similar to the Roman god Mercury, Lugh was known as a god of both skill and the distribution of talent. There are countless inscriptions and statues dedicated to Lugh, and Julius Caesar himself commented on this god's importance to the Celtic people. Although he was not a war god in the same sense as the Roman Mars, Lugh was considered a warrior because to the Celts, skill on the battlefield was a highly valued ability. Read more about Lugh: Master of Skills
Don't forget to sign up for the free Seven Day Lammas Class!
Follow Pagan/Wiccan on Twitter or Join Me On Facebook.