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Feasts of the Times
"There are rituals of the elements and feasts of the times." - AL II,36 The Tropical Zodiac, while not shifting with the precession of the Earth like the Sidereal Zodiac, has the charming...
Magick >> Thelema
The falcon, soaring with outstretched wings was already in Predynastic times seen as the sky-god, his eyes were called the sun and the moon. The sky, the sun and the falcon were at this time equaled with the king and out of this came the symbol of the winged...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Lughnasadh, The First Harvest Festival of The Year
Holidays >> Lammas
Nut, belonging to the Heliopolitan Ennead was the mistress of all heavenly bodies and was thought to be reaching across the sky from horizon to horizon, touching them with her hands and feet. She was seen as the mother of Re, who swallowed him up every...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Osiris, Wesir, Ausar, Usir, meaning "place of the eye". Also Wennefer which means "the eternally good being" or "the perfect one". He has been called "Lord of the Afterworld", "Judge of the Blessed Dead", "...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Ra, or Re, originally meaning the heavenly body itself. An early cult center existed at Heliopolis. From Herakhty, which he joined, Ra adopted the falcon head and when he later also coalesced with Atum, Re-Atum became a manifestation of the setting sun. In...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Lughnasadh (pronounced Loo-nas-ah), August 1st, is the first harvest festival in the Celtic and Neo-Pagan Year. Like all Celtic Fire Festivals, it begins on the eve of the actual day. Although it later became known as Christian Lammas, it still survives in...
Holidays >> Lammas

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Alabama QB Jake Coker suffered a broken right big toe in August
"I broke my big right toe in August, and I had two big screws put in it right after I broke it," Coker said via "Finally, I got them out on Friday.
Kids with August birthdays are more likely to get an ADHD diagnosis. Here's why.
The researchers found that boys and girls born in August were much more likely to receive an ADHD diagnosis than their counterparts born in September who were 11 months older. Boys born in August had the highest rate of diagnosis, at 4.5 percent, while ...
August Wilson Monologue Competition crowns three; ...
The eighth annual August Wilson Monologue Competition had a special guest last night at the August Wilson Center: Denzel Washington, in town preparing to direct and star in a movie of Mr. Wilson's “Fences.” Taking top prize was Naomi Allen of Obama ...
India's first mobile cluster to get ready by August 2016
CHENNAI: Shri Venkateswara Mobile and Electronics Manufacturing Hub in Tirupati, the country's first mobile manufacturing electronics cluster will be up and running by by August 2016, said Murali Retineni, executive director, Celkon.
Injury sidelines Milner-Skudder until August
All Blacks winger Nehe Milner-Skudder will miss the world champions' June test series against Wales after being ruled out for the rest of the Super Rugby season by a shoulder injury. The Wellington Hurricanes outside back dislocated his shoulder during ...

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