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– Definition of Imbas forosnai – Gift of clairvoyance in ancient Ireland – Imbas means inspiration – Forosnai means illuminated – Practiced by visionary poets […]

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– Definition of Imbas forosnai
– Gift of clairvoyance in ancient Ireland
– Imbas means inspiration
– Forosnai means illuminated
– Practiced by visionary poets

– Practices associated with Imbas forosnai
– Found in Cormac’s Glossary and Celtic mythology
– Woman poet Fedelm predicts battle outcomes
– Involves sensory deprivation for trance state
– Seen as a gift from the gods
– Revival by Celtic reconstructionists

– References
– MacKillop’s “A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology”
– Kinsella and Le Brocquy’s “The Táin”
– Scholarly articles on Imbas forosnai

– Further reading
– Nora Chadwick’s work in Scottish Gaelic Studies
– Expansion opportunities for Celtic myth studies
– Retrieved information sources

– Categories and hidden categories
– Related to Irish and Celtic mythology
– Paganism in Europe
– Stubs and additional references needed

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