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- Beltaine Moon
- Thunderstorm echoes, speaking stories across the earth.. Neath the oaks secret lovers sip golden summer wine.. Beltaine moon rises, shining silver in the evening sky.. In the circle, vibrant, firelit, the lady waits. DreamSinger sings the songs of old, the...
Poetry & Fable >> Poetry
- Samhain - October 31st
- The Celtic year is divided into halves, marked by the two great Fire Festivals of Samhain and Beltaine. The period from Samhain to Beltaine is called "an Ghrian beag" or the "lessor Sun", and the period from Beltaine to Samhain is called &q...
Holidays >> Samhain
- Pagan Mythology
- Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
- The Garden of Desire
- It is Mabon. I walk about my garden in the cool of the evening. The leaves of the trees show hints of the coming fall. The harvest should be ripe, but disappointingly, there is little here to celebrate. My pumpkins should be covering the ground in their...
Holidays >> Beltaine
- 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
- The Skeptical Witch
- The Choir finished the last notes of the worship service. I sit down in unison with 3000 other people preparing to hear the word of the Lord from Apostle Benjamin. The worship service does not touch me. The words of the Apostle are empty for me. My mind is in...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
- Celtic Gods and Heros: Celtic Gods of Mainland Europe
- Speakers of Celtic languages once dominated a swath of Europe stretching from Spain to areas of modern-day Turkey. At various times in their heyday from 500 to 100 B.C., these Celtic peoples controlled what is now France, southern Germany, northern Italy,...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Beltaine is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Beltaine books and related discussion.
Suggested Pdf Resources
- Beltaine, 2005
- Beltaine, 2005, 22.2. Page 3.
- Beltaine, 2007
- The Lore of Ireland. 5-7. Conferences.
- Beltaine 2010 Welcome to the Beltaine edition of EOLAS, the
- Beltaine, and the fires of summer are lit, green shoots and blossom adorn the landscape, and songbirds flit around gathering materials for their nests.
- Beltaine - Wild Onion Grove, ADF
- You who dwell in wooded glens and shining lakes, windswept deserts and majestic oceans,. Join us on this Shining Beltaine,.
Suggested News Resources
- Scottish dance comes to Cambell Valley Park
- The Scottish dance troupe traveled to Spain this summer, where they performed with groups from Spain, France, England and Scotland at the Beltaine Festival.
- A little sharp, but Seven Red ale doesn't fall flat
- Fan favorites SumNug IPA and Beltaine Scottish Ale will both get bottled, but as to other beers, Strupeck is still thinking that one out.
- Special invite for Scottish dancers
- Chantelle Fortin, Melissa McDermid and Victoria Wallace made the trip with their Abbotsford-based dance group, the Inverglen Scottish Dancers, which performed at the the Beltaine Festival July 9 to July 16.
- Będzin się bawi: IX Festiwal Muzyki Celtyckiej Zamek
- Świetna muzyka, przyjacielska atmosfera, magia średniowiecznego zamku - wszystko to powoduje, że na kilka dni Będzin staje się miastem absolutnie wyjątkowym! Podczas tegorocznej edycji usłyszymy i zobaczymy na scenie m.in.
Suggested Web Resources
- The Celtic Year: Beltaine
- Celtic and Western Mystery Traditions from The Chalice Centre with Mara Freeman, author of "Kindling the Celtic Spirit.
- Beltaine Music
- Traditional and Celtic Music Featuring Two Hammered Dulcimers, guitars and other instruments from around the world.
- Celtic Pagan Holidays, Wiccan Holidays, Sabbats, Beltaine, May Day, Beltane, Rudemas, Giamonios, Bhealtainn.
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