Imbolc (Wicca) Imbolc (also called Imbolg, Candlemas, Brigantia, The Feast of the Waxing Light and Oimelc) celebrates the increasing strength of the God, given as the first and greatest gift of the Goddess. Many Wiccans honour the Goddess as this time as the source of fire, poetry, arts, crafts, agriculture and smith craft. It is [...]
Yule (Wicca) Yule, which marks the New Year in Anglo-Saxon and northern traditions of Wicca, is the celebration of the birth of God as the Winter-born King, symbolized by the re-birth of the life generating and life-sustaining sun. It is a time for ritually shedding the impurities of the past year, and for contemplating avenues [...]
Samhain (Wicca) Samhain celebrates the Celtic New Year. They dying God returns to the womb of the Goddess in preparation for rebirth at Yule. The souls of those who have died during the turning of the past year’s wheel are bid farewell. It also marks the third and final harvest. Vegan Wiccans harvest nuts; the [...]
Mabon (Wicca) Mabon (Harvest Home) celebrates life’s encapsulation as a seed to survive the cold, barren winter and the Harvest of the Vine, which as wine symbolizes the Goddess’ power to transform youth sweet nectar into old age; wisdom and spiritual maturity.