Pipers Society Anam Cara is een muziekvereniging uit de gemeente leudal, die bij elkaar komt voor een repetitie eens in de 2 weken. Op de 2de en de 4de Vrijdagavond van de maand tussen 19.30 en 22.00 uur bij Trefcentrum Aldenghoor ,Kasteellaan 7A, 6081AN, Haelen.
In het afgelopen jaar hebben we gespeeld in binnen en buitenland onderandere in Susteren, Sittard , Dieteren, De mooie eerste Schotse dag op 25 Mei, Kasteel keverberg , Kessel, Koln, Riding of the Marches, Annan, Schotland, Monchengladbach, Heerlen.
We zijn te boeken of het nu om een klein evenement gaat of om een parade, dit kunt u doen via het contact formulier op deze site.
Anam Cara refers to the Celtic
spiritual belief of souls connecting and bonding.
In Celtic Spiritual tradition, it is believed that the soul radiates all about the physical body, what some refer to as an aura. When you connect with another person and become completely open and trusting with that individual, your two souls begin to flow together. Should such a deep bond be formed, it is said you have found your Anam Cara or soul friend.
Your Anam Cara always accepts you as you
truly are, holding you in beauty and light. In order to appreciate this relationship, you must first recognize your own inner light and beauty. This is not always easy to do. The Celts believed
that forming an Anam Cara friendship would help you to awaken your awareness of your own nature and experience the joys of others.
According to John O'Donahue, an accomplished Irish poet, philosopher and Catholic priest, "...You are joined in an ancient and eternal union with humanity that cuts across all barriers of time, convention, philosophy and definition. When you are blessed with an anam cara, the Irish believe, you have arrived at that most sacred place: home."
The Douglasses were one of the most powerful families in Scotland, and in the 12th century were firmly settled in Lanarkshire. They took a prominent part in the Scottish War of Independence,
under Sir William Wallace and Robert the Bruce. Sir James Douglas, the “Good Sir James”, who was the Bruce’s trusted Lieutenant, was killed in 1330 when carrying Bruce’s heart to the Holy Land
for burial. The English soldiers, whom he terrorised called him “The Black Douglas”. From the Douglasses have sprung many famous families. They frequently married into the Scottish Royal family
and held many honours in high positions.
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