Lughnasadh is the first harvest festival of the wheel of the year. This cross quarter holiday also known as Lammas is one of the Greater Sabbats (the others are Samhain, Imbolc, and Beltane). For Wiccans, it's when the God begins to lose his strength and the Goddess … [Read more...] about How to Celebrate Lughnasadh, the Pagan Harvest Festival
Litha, also known as Midsummer or the summer solstice, is the longest day of the year. It's also a minor sabbat for witches, pagans, and Wiccans. The holiday marks the height of the Oak King or solar god’s power. Litha is all about abundance, growing crops, and welcoming the … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Celebrate Litha
As the energy that arose during the spring equinox builds, the wheel of the year moves to the “cross quarter” holiday known as Beltane or May Day. The festive holiday marks the beginning of summer. Beltane falls halfway between the spring equinox and the summer solstice on … [Read more...] about What Is Beltane? And, How Do You Celebrate It?
Ostara marks the moment in the wheel of the year where the light that was rekindled at Yule balances the darkness... and then overtakes it. Ostara takes place on the Spring Equinox. In 2021, that’s March 20th in the Northern hemisphere and September 23, 2021 in the Southern … [Read more...] about 10 Ways You Can Celebrate Ostara This Year
Once the winter solstice has passed, and we’ve celebrated Yule, the next Sabbat is Imbolc. Imbolc is the festival that begins at sundown on February 1st and ends at sundown on February 2. It is one of the eight sabbats for modern Wiccans. But, the Gaelic holiday is celebrated by … [Read more...] about How to Celebrate Imbolc: The Festival of Brigid