A Bard is one who embraces all three pursuits in daily action with full acceptance of the burdens of accountability and consequences, and demonstrated in Foresight, Nurturing and Utility that allows for incisive decisions and congruent actions. Their tools may be song or story or healing, but the secret empowerment is the same — to be what no other has ever been; to do what no other has ever done.
The Triad Symbol is visually a tree with two clumps of branches and mirror roots totaling twenty-seven (3 filled). It is also a Triskele with each arm a spiraling vortex of energy representing both motion and continuity within the bonding Earth Element. The remaining Elements of Mind, Heart and Spirit are embodied therein as the Bardic call of:
Triad Bardic College is a center of learning where each traveler is both student and teacher. Attendance and participation is "without fee" but at a huge price: a continuous demonstration of respect all of the Four Elements of Cherish. While within the embrace of the Collegium one must never proselytize, harm though choice or folly, or judge another's opinions. The Seven Attributes of a Living Bard serve as a guide but are not Rules of Engagement. How you choose to pray is of no concern, but how you treat other people and a tree certainly is. Speak of how you feel and some may listen to what you think. Sing of what you "know to be true" and some might ask of what you believe. Many are called, but few choose.To return to the main page, click Welcome! on the menu to your left. (If your browser does not support Frames, click here -- do not click this if you have the menu on the left or you will get a double menu...) Copyright ©2015 Triad Bardic College.