Naturalistic Paganism

Category: seasonal


The Fall Equinox Approaches!

In the Northern Hemisphere, the Fall Equinox is celebrated in three weeks (it is September 22nd this year) as Mabon, also called Harvest Home.  (Those in the Southern Hemisphere celebrate the Spring Equinox, Ostara, at this time.)  While every  year…

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Get Ready for a Great Perseid Meteor Shower this Year! August 11-14, by Starstuff, Contemplating

If you have clear skies Friday, Saturday, or Sunday night, consider celebrating as my family does – by seeing these wonders, just as our Ancestors have seen them for many thousands of years.  Do you have a chance to share this sacred moment with a child?

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Happy Summer Thermstice/Lammas!

Celebrations Heat! Productivity! Success! Growing Darkness!  These and many other themes join with the baking of bread and early harvest celebrations of Lunasa.  What could better exemplify heat and productivity than the casting of molten metal into Atheopagan medallions?  Check…

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The Summer Cross-Quarter (Summer Thermstice) Approaches!

 Lammas thus celebrates the heat of the summer, and with it, productivity and the early harvest – as well as the returning darkness.  Those in the Southern Hemisphere celebrate Imbolc at this time.

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Happy Summer Solstice!

Get ready for a wonderful gift from our Universe! Our Sun, Moon and Earth join in the Solstice celebrations this year with a solar eclipse! Though many of us won’t be able to see it in the sky (it’s directly visible mainly in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa), we can see it online, along with the Stonehenge Summer Solstice Sunrise online! This could be your first online celebration of a Sabbat!  Solstice Sunrise at 3:52 AM GMT, on Sunday June 21 is 11:52 PM *Saturday June 20* for those of us in the Eastern United States time zone.

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