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Sun Fire Laughing
At the center of every creation Fire dances, laughing, conjuring, holding the chill of the void at bay. Like both the charmer and the snake, he warms the Earth to jump from its slumber, calling all life to stand and reach for him in the heavens, calling all...
The Elements >> Fire
Everyday Fire
It is around us every day. We see it, touch it; we are sometimes burned by it. It is the warmth of a comfortable place to sit, and the roaring blaze that devastates an entire village. It burns within every beat of our heart. Fire. Fire is Change Fire is...
The Elements >> Fire
Beltane - The Lover's Holiday
ABOUT BELTANE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT BELTANE Beltane is celebrated on May 1st and is one of the original Celtic festivals, Samhain being the other one. Beltane or May Day is also known as the Lover's holiday. Beltane is pronounced bel-tene, "...
Holidays >> Beltaine
Prometheus and the force of fire
Look at a flame of a fire or just a small candle. See how mesmerizing the ever-changing forms of the fire are? Do you experience the pleasant warmth, romantic feelings or sense of truly being at home, brought about by the flames? From old fire is regarded as...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
The Elements >> Fire
Beltane was a day representing many things to the Celtic people. It was the second of the four fire festivals. To most it celebrated the sun God, Baal(British)/ Bel(Irish)/ Beli(Welsh)/ Belanos(Pan-Celtic), although the sun appears to have been originally...
Holidays >> Beltaine
Brigid - The Goddess of Imbolc and Celtic Europe
Celtic Myth | Ireland | Britain | Christianity | A Myth The Pagan goddess Brigid is perhaps one of the oldest goddesses of Celtic Europe still recognized and worshipped. In fact, until the mid-twentieth century in Scotland, she was still welcomed in at Imbolc...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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Viking Chief Tore Hund and his successful resistance against Christian conversion
The day after the king's men rowed from one point of land to another, and over all the king ordered the habitations to be set on fire. Now when the bondes who were assembled saw what the king was doing, namely, plundering and burning, and saw the smoke ...
Beltane Fire society marks winter and summer battle
Beltane Fire society marks winter and summer battle. 1 November 2015 Last updated at 10:17. The Beltane Fire Society celebrated its 20th Samhuinn in Edinburgh's Grassmarket on Saturday night.
Beltane Fire Festival ready to light up Edinburgh
Organisers of the Beltane Fire Festival are putting some finishing touches to their preparations for this year's event. The Calton Hill in Edinburgh will be transformed for the festival, which will begin when the sun goes down at about 21:30.
Beltane Fire festival lights up Edinburgh
Thousands of people gathered on Calton Hill in Edinburgh on Thursday night for the Beltane Fire Festival. Organisers said hundreds of revellers took part in the celebration of the coming of summer. Event co-ordinator Sara Thomas said Beltane was an ...
Thousands flock to Samhuinn Fire Festival
The Beltane Fire Society, a charity run by volunteers, is dedicated to marking the fire festivals of the ancient Celtic calendar and keeping traditional Scottish skills of street theatre, music and pageantry alive.

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