Anam Cara, Soul Friend

David Price
4 min readSep 14, 2023
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~ANAM CARA

In the Celtic tradition, there is a beautiful understanding of love and friendship. One of the fascinating ideas here is the idea of soul-love; the old Gaelic term for this is anam cara. Anam is the Gaelic word for soul and cara is the word for friend. So anam cara in the Celtic world was the “soul friend.”

In everyone’s life, there is a great need for an anam cara, a soul friend. In

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David Price

I write about creativity, loving, language learning and psycho/spirituality. I’m a longtime painter and reader.