Tag Archives: Goddess

Pagan Origins of Beltane

Beltane or May Day takes place on May 1st and is another cross-quarterly festival that marks the mid point between Spring Equinox and Summer Solstice. Continue reading

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Pagan Origins of Imbolc

Imbolc is a cross-quarterly festival that takes place on 2nd February in the Celtic calendar. It marks the half way point between Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. Also known as Candlemas, it is one of the fire festivals and a celebration of light. Continue reading

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Pagan Origins of Samhain

The origin of Halloween comes from the Pagan festival of Samhain. This pre-dates Christianity, however later on it was Christianity that changed Samhain into Halloween. (Christianity also assimilated Yule and Easter). After Samhain was Christianised, eventually it evolved into the popular holiday it’s known as today. Continue reading

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