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Autumn Equinox

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Mabon / The Autumnal Equinox
Mabon is a Sabbat of celebration for the abundance of the harvest; a time meant for us to give thanks through song, dance and feasts. This is a time of balance, when day and night are equal once again; a time of meditation and introspection; a time to slow...
Holidays >> Mabon
Mabon, The Witch's Thanksgiving
To Autumn O Autumn. Laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof, there thou may'st rest, And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe; And all the daughters of the year shall dance, Sing now the lusty song...
Holidays >> Mabon
Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
The Sacred Wheel: The Sabbats
The Wheel of the Year honors the never ending cycle of life, death, and rebirth. It expresses the belief which Pagan religions hold that time is circular, not linear. The Sabbats are derived from the rich traditions of seasonal festivals as celebrated by...
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
Dionysos – A Gift of Abundance and Divine Inspiration
At the end of the summer the four elements have worked their alchemy; a good balance between fertile earth, air of the right temperature, the fire of the sun and gentle rain showers will now have resulted in an abundant harvest. Flowers proudly open up to the...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
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
Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy

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When does Spring start in 2016? Spring equinox in the UK explained
Spring and Autumn equinoxes (equal day and night) and the Summer (longest day) and Winter (longest night) solstices mark the start of the astronomical seasons each year. The word 'equinox' itselfactually mean 'equal' (equi) and 'night' (nox).
Autumn's equinox happens early Wednesday
The autumnal equinox arrives precisely at 4:21 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept.
What time does Daylight Saving Time start?
We lose an hour of sleep, balancing out that extra hour gained in the autumn. Arizona, Hawaii and the USA territories of Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa won't touch ...
Time to think about the garden
Since AD325, the date for Easter has been dictated by the equinox. In the northern hemisphere, it marks the start of spring, but in our case, as the southern hemisphere begins to tilt further from the sun, it signals the beginning of autumn.
The 'official' start to spring? Here's how the equinox works

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