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  The Circle of Light: Issue #4 - 13/8/2001
Danu was the maiden aspect of the Morrigan while Madb was the mother aspect and Macha was the crone aspect.
Danu’s lineage seems to have come into some confusion as some evidence states that the Dagda, ‘the Good’ was her father while other sources claim him to be her son.
Danu, being the ‘mother goddess’ is not only the Mother Nature figure of Ireland but she also considered to be the mother of most of the gods and goddesses in the Celtic pantheon as well as the Tuatha De Danaan who are also known as the Sidhe or the ‘fairy folk’ or Ireland.
www.angelfire.com /zine2/circleoflight/issue4/danu.html   (730 words)

 Tuatha Dé Danann
Danu married her consort Bilé (Bile), and was the mother of Dagda, who was the chief leader of the Tuatha Dé Danann.
Dagda was the son of the goddess Danu and Bile.
Lugh was the son of Cian (Kian), son of Danu and Dian Cécht, and Ethlinn (Ethnea or Eithliu), daughter of Balor, a Fomorian champion (leader).
www.timelessmyths.com /celtic/danann.html#Lugh   (7433 words)

 Goddess Danu
She and they were patriarchal herdsmen who were worshipped in british-celtic water dripping in genesis so many gods and the apartment that they bargained with them through a gallic god of her sacred feminine form of a poet of some surviving or not in icelandic thjoth dana may beltaine literally means.
At least one of the sun goddess io at last they encountered each tribe inhabits and i found in munster with her sacred groves in them before the mother of segais was the welsh goddess protector of the dagda caused by nights.
Danu and dressed in the principles by robert graves.
www.devipress.com /articles/goddess-danu   (880 words)

 The Symbol of this Tradition
Danu stood in a beautiful foyer in a place she somehow knew, comfortable and sure of herself as she stood by the door purposely greeting others as they came in.
Danu also realized that she sat on a comfortable divan of forest hues of orange, greens and gold next to her brother who also had a look of inquisitive expectation on his face.
As Danu looked around at all the cordial faces, she also noted that the whole of the room had something of the forest in it, almost as if they sat in the midst of some inner wood.
www.mindspring.com /%7Erhosebard/eight_star.html   (1086 words)

 Danu - A Scrapbook of Gods, Heroes, Monsters and other Creatures
It is said that somewhere between 3000 and 1000 BCE the Tuatha were driven underground by the Milesians, ancestors of the Celts, and from then on faerie boroughs became their permanent safe refuge from humans.
The ancient Irish never likely considered Danu with human personal qualities or characteristics; she was the rain on their shoulders, the sun on their cheeks, the miracle of a mare in foal, another healthy crop in the field.
Classical mythology humanized Danu by creating of her the Hellenistic Danae as a virgin priestess who was impregnated by Zeus's shower of golden rain, which resulting in the birth of the hero, Perseus.
www.pantera-designs.com /huszra/danu.htm   (746 words)

 Clan Of Danu
Danu is also known as Don, Dana, and Anu.
The Dagda is the son of Danu and Bile (Belanus) and as such is part of the Tuatha De Danaan.
The symbol for the "arrows of Bridgid" is the same as the symbol for Danu.
clanofdanu.tripod.com   (437 words)

 Danu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Few stories about Danu have survived, and yet the reverence in which she was held still remains.
It is told that those who worshipped her, the Tuatha de Danaan (the children of Danu), retreated into the hollow hills of Ireland when Christianity overcame the old ways.
Danu is the power that is in the land, never to be overcome by mortals.
www.lunaea.com /goddess/power/danu.html   (130 words)

 DanĂº   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DANU became "The Best Overall Traditional Act 1999" at the Irish Music Magazine awards, a competition which included all the artists involved in Irish music today.
Touring extensively, DANU were reported as one of the busiest traditional bands of 2000.
Now DANU looks to still be the hottest traditional band on the international circuit and will be for some time to come.
www.adastra-music.co.uk /danu.html   (368 words)

 Sorrow Series: Trial by Sorrow (1) - Kathleen Wolf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Danu was happy to see the nervous twitch turn into a little smile as Sorrow's senses realized who had entered the room.
Danu pulled the door closed behind the warrior and took the empty seat at the table.
Danu took it a sharp breath when she realized what Sorrow was alluding to.
www.amazontrails.com /xena/sorrowtrial1.htm   (9282 words)

 Danu's Flow
We are the rivers of Danu; flesh born of Bile's desire.
Danu's blood shall flow freely, and none may stop it.
Danu's river shall bend, shift, flow and change by her will.
www.fhaoil-choin.org /danusflow.htm   (875 words)

 Review - Danu: All Things Considered   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Danu is a septet of 20-something Irish musicians (the one non-Irishman, American fiddler Jessie Smith, makes his last appearance on this album, which also features contributions from his replacement, Oisin MacAuley) who have created a sensation in Irish traditional circles on the basis of their two previous albums and non-stop international touring.
With seven players, most doubling and tripling on their instrumental contributions, Danu is capable of weaving a rich tapestry of sound, blending traditional jigs, reels and airs with more contemporary material.
His voice is so good, in fact, that you have to pay some attention to notice that the instrumental aspect of the band is nearly as remarkable.
www.cosmik.com /aa-august02/reviews/review_danu.html   (240 words)

 DEVELOPMENT BANK OF SINGAPORE ----- Siam Future Development Co.,Ltd.
Thai Danu was now using the international basis for calculating loan arrears, three months without payment, and therefore its percentage of non-performing loans might look bigger than those of other banks still using the six-month rule.
Although Thai Danu's deposit base had not eroded, the bank was very cautious in the current climate and did not intend to increase lending until the economy and financial picture stabilised.
Thai Danu, which has an asset base of 137 billion baht, a loan-loss provision of 8.5 billion baht and a capital-to-lending ratio of 12.5%, plans to sit tight and be short-term wise in managing cash in a bid to restore its ailing loans.
www.siamfuture.com /worldinthai/devbank.asp   (1106 words)

 Danu and Bile - Primordial Parents?
This goddess is pictured as their progenitor and as a general Earth-mother, tying both the nature of the gods and the manner of their worship to the physical reality of the Land.
Danu herself probably represented the earth and its fruitfulness, and one might compare her with the Greek Demeter.
The one figure who appears prominently in the text and has a similar name is Danand (or Donand) daughter of Delbaeth son of Ogma, who cohabits with her own father and has three sons by him, Brian, Iuchar and Iucharba.
www.mythicalireland.com /mythology/tuathade/danubile.html   (3124 words)

 Danu, Celtic Mother of the Faeries-Irish gods and goddesses Celtic gods and goddesses Earth goddesses mother goddess ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Danu is the mother of the Irish gods, linked to the goddess Dôn in Wales.
Danu is a goddess of fertility and plenty, and there is evidence that the river Danube is named for Her.
Danu in a reading brings a time of richness and inspiration, of magic and a return to the source.
thaliatook.com /danu.html   (337 words)

 Star Wars: Databank | Danu, Giddean
Giddean Danu put great stock in his ability to weigh complicated matters dispassionately and arrive at a reasoned solution.
Home to the foundries and shipyards that produced a large portion of the Republic's military hardware, Kuat benefited economically and politically from the war, though Danu chafed at any intimation that the system was profiteering from the conflict.
Danu stood seemingly alone in opposing the war, a position that almost had him recalled from office by the Kuati electorate twice.
www.starwars.com /databank/character/giddeandanu?id=eu   (180 words)

 The Dream of Danu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Danu planted a fruit of the Dream Tree in the place where her First Blood fell, and watered it with her own tears of Joy.
Thereafter, Danu’s Dream was woven into the Dream Stories of her People, and many of her Race were moved to sail the mighty Alu and brave the wideness of the world, seeking Peace, Plenty and the Island where the raising of their Temple would ensure a Destiny among the Stars.
The last fruit taken from the Tree of Danu before It died was planted in the westernmost Grove of the Children of Danu on the island the modern world calls Malta, 99,000 years ago.
www.oraculartree.com /danu.html   (1713 words)

 Ulun Danu - Bali - Indonesia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On the western shore of the lake stands a 'subak' shrine which is the focus of island-wide ceremonies meant to ensure a steady and continued supply of water.
Ulun Danu, situated in peaceful garden surroundings is a half-Hindu, half-Buddhist temple complex built by the raja of Mengwi in 1633.
The Danu temple is dedicated to the goddess of serene lake Bratan, as a manifestation of Brahman as Wisnu, the preserver.
www.underwatercolours.com /indonesia/ulundanu.html   (215 words)

 CSDL - Members - Danu Tjahjono
Philip M. Johnson and Dadong Wan and Danu Tjahjono and Kiran Kavoori Ram and Robert S. Brewer, Department of Information and Computer Sciences, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, Number ICS-TR-93-02, April, 1993.
Danu Tjahjono and Philip M. Johnson, Department of Information and Computer Sciences, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, Number ICS-TR-95-18, October, 1995.
Danu Tjahjono and Philip M. Johnson, Department of Information and Computer Sciences, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, Number ICS-TR-95-19, October, 1995.
csdl.ics.hawaii.edu /Members/DanuTjahjono.html   (821 words)

 Danu Statue
In India’s Rig Veda the Goddess Danu signifies -stream- and -waters of heaven.- Many suggest she is the Great Goddess Diana of the Mediterranean region.
Danu is the Mother of Magick and the Fae.
The Paps of Anu,Ana, are two mountain in County Kerry known as the living breasts of Danu.
www.abaxion.com /din2.htm   (202 words)

 WTP: Venus: Danu Mountains
The Danu Mountains bound Lakshmi Planum to the south.
Because of the steep slopes, the local relief in the area (2-3 km/1-2 mi), and the effects of radar geometry, the fault- bounded troughs appear to zigzag through the area when in reality, they are likely straight when viewed from above.
The large volcanic dome is 20 km (12 mi) in diameter and was deformed when the Danu Mountains were created.
pds.jpl.nasa.gov /planets/captions/venus/danu.htm   (70 words)

 Chapter 13   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In fact, the term Danu or Danava (the plural of Danu) appears to form the substratum of Indo-European identity at the base of the Hellenic, Illyro-Venetic, Italo-Celtic, Germanic and Balto-Slavic elements.
Danu is probably, in some respects, a synonym of Maya, a power of abundance but also of illusion.
Perhaps these Sudanavas or good Danus are the Maruts, who in their travels guided and led many peoples including the Celts and other European followers of Danu.
www.vedanet.com /Danu.htm   (2826 words)

 Danu, Think Before You Think   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I'm starting to believe that every child born in Ireland is issued an instrument and expected to master it by the time he or she is grown.
Danu is yet another such group of phenomenal young musicians to come out of Ireland.
Danu is the oldest and greatest of the Celtic goddesses, and her followers, the Tuatha de Danaan (the children of Danu) retreated into the hills of Ireland when Christianity conquered the old ways, at which time they became immortal -- the faery folk.
www.rambles.net /danu_think00.html   (703 words)

 Danu 9.5"-Sacred Source   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Danu, Danand, known as Don in Wales is associated with reincarnation, rivers and flowing waters.
In India’s Rig Veda the Goddess Danu signifies "stream" and "waters of heaven." Many suggest she is the Great Goddess Diana of the Mediterranean region.
The Paps of Anu (Ana) are two mountain in County Kerry known as the living breasts of Danu.
www.sacredsource.com /prodinfo.asp?number=DA&variation=&aitem=5&mitem=60   (168 words)

 Danu and Bile: The Primordial Parents?
Her husband is never mentioned by name, but one may assume him, from British analogies, to have been Bilé [sic], known to Gaelic tradition as a god of Hades, a kind of Celtic Dis Pater from whom sprang the first men.
As for *Danu, although it remains possible that this was the original nominative form of the name, in all extant sources the nominative in fact appears as Danand (modern Danann).
The scant literary evidence concerning her places her within the now-familiar Celtic pattern of a Land-goddess linked to three male divinities who represent either a functional triad, the three vertical divisions of the universe, or something less clearly defined.
www.imbas.org /articles/danu_bile.html   (4018 words)

 Genealogy: Children of Danu
The Children of Danu were the people of Danu or as the Irish called them – the Tuatha Dé Danann.
See the Children of Danu in the Book of Invasions, for more detail about the Firbolgs and Tuatha Dé Danann.
Danu, or Anu in Irish myth may have played a more important role in early Irish myth.
www.timelessmyths.com /celtic/danufamily.html   (978 words)

 DANU Enterprises - Main   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DANU Enterprises is made up of several specialty departments that offer a wide variety of unique products and services.
DANU Flora offers flower arrangements for any occasion ranging from weddings to funerals, or any general occasion.
DANU Catering offers a delicious assortment of Indonesian cuisine to be ordered for your gathering.
www3.sympatico.ca /danu/danuent.html   (130 words)

 BeanSidhe Dreams: Danu
Or maybe her stories are remembered under a different name; possibilites include Brigid, whose name means the Bright One or the High One, and may have originally been a title; Boann, river goddess and mate of the Dagda; and Aine, faery queen and possible sun deity.
On the Continent, Danu was known as the mother of the great river Danube, which bears her name.
The text of Monaghan's entry on Danu can be seen here, along with lovely artwork by Hrana Janto depicting Danu's head as the sun and the land as her body.
www.geocities.com /kethlenda/danu.html   (561 words)

 Danu USA, Inc. - Plush Toys, Plush Toy Manufacturing, Plush Manufacturing, Suffed Animals, Stuffed Toys, Stuffed Toy ...
Danu factories are designed to be safe, efficient, clean and driven towards producing the very best in plush toys.
All Danu toys pass through a sophisticated and thorough design and quality assurance process.
It is of the utmost importance to the Danu Corporation to uphold high human rights expectations in all three factories.
www.danuusa.com /manufac/default.html   (265 words)

 "The Goddess Danu", an article at Holistic Junction
The Goddess Danu was the mother Goddess of the Tuatha D? Danann.
Some scholars believe that Anu was the primary Earth Goddess and Danu was only the name given to her by the nineteenth century writers.
Pray to the Goddess Danu for a respect for diversity for as she could shape change to suit the situation so she respected the youth in herself as well as the crone or the aged self.
www.holisticjunction.com /articles/1761.html   (868 words)

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