Samhain, or what some might call Halloween, is a powerful time of year for magic. It isn't a coincidence that in folklore and fiction it has been considered the season of the Witch. Here are some simple spells with a minimum of fuss and muss to newcomers of magic.
Lughasadh (Lammas, August Eve) is a Major Sabbat on the Wiccan Wheel of the Year! Here are some great ideas to help you plan your celebration and Lughnasadh magical workings.
August 1st is Lughnasadh on the Wiccan Wheel of the Year-- one of the four Major Sabbats in our religion! Want to learn more about this holiday, its meaning and its history? Look no further...
Imbolc bringer of Spring is the ancient Celtic celebration between winter and summer. Falling on the 2nd February it is also known as Candlemas. It has a fascinating history. Did you know? Brigid the Goddess of fire, and the Christian, St Brigit both have the lighting of candles in their ceremonies.
This hub offers a simple recipe for making a fruit wreath to feed the birds, squirrels, chipmunks, etc. during dark days around the winter solstice.
Masks popularly disguise faces in Halloween, Greek and Roman theater, and Mardi Gras type-style celebrations, spiritual beliefs ritual among North American Indians, Mexicans, Africans and India .
The Stonehenge Free Festival started in 1974. People had been meeting at Stonehenge for the solstice for decades before this. There are photographs of solstice-night celebrations dating back many years: to the early 20th Century at least.
A Humorous parody on the old holiday song, "12 Days of Christmas."
In this hub I collected all important ancient Roman festivals, holidays and celebrations in an alphabetical order from A to Fe. Festivals and holidays in ancient Rome were part of everyday life...
Looking for ideas for Ostara? Here are some correspondences and associations to help you plan and prepare for the Sabbat!