Pagan Holidays

Pagan Calendar, click on a holiday to learn more Yule Imbolc Ostarra Beltane Summer Solstice Lammas Mabon Samhain

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Yule

WINTER SOLSTICE (YULE) December 21st:

The celebration of the winter solstice or the shortest day of the year. It celebrates the rebirth of the Sun, which is the promise of spring and life. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yule

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Imbolc

IMBOLC - Cross-quarter day- February 2:

The Pagan equivalent of Groundhog Day. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imbolc

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Ostarra

VERNAL EQUINOX (OSTARA) March 20 / 21:

Also known as the Spring Equinox. Day and night are equal length signifying the first signs of fertility and rebirth. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostara

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Beltane

BELTANE - Cross-quarter day - May 1:

Beltane (May Day) celebrates the Marriage of the Goddess and the God. The maypole dance is symbolic of the union of the goddess and the god. Pagan Handfastings occur at this time. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beltane

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Summer Solstice

SUMMER SOLSTICE (Mid-SUMMER) June 21:

The Summer Solstice honors the Sun-God to promote fertility of animals and crops. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midsummer

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Lammas

LUGHNASADH (LAMAS) - Cross-quarter day -

August 1: Lughnasadh, also known as Lammas is the first of the three Harvest festivals. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lughnasadh

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Mabon

AUTUMN EQUINOX (MABON) September 21:

The Autumn Equinox recognizes what we have and to begin preparing for the coming winter. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mabon

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Samhain

SAMHAIN - Cross-quarter day - October 31/ November 1

The separation between this physical world and the spirit world is powerful on this day. Take this time to remember departed ones. On this night Magick is more powerful. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samhain

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