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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
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
Beltane Sabbat Ritual
This Sabbat celebrates the joining of the God and the Goddess. She is now in her Mother aspect, and it is from Her womb that all life will spring. This is yet another fertility Sabbat. The altar and circle should be decorated with flowers. Any white flowers...
Holidays >> Beltaine
Festival Cycles, Christian Feasts and the Sabbats
A Miscellany of Festivals : Christian Equivalents for the "Sabbats" There's a number of reasons why the "Wiccan" wheel of the year and the Christian Calendar don't match. The most important is all too often overlooked. The Christian...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
I am Pagan
I am Pagan. I am a part of the whole of Nature. The Rocks, the Animals, the Plants, the Elements, and Stars are my relatives. Other humans are my sisters and brothers, whatever their races, colors, genders, sexual orientations, ages, nationalities, religions,...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Samhain, The Celtic New Year
Samhain (pronounced Sowain, Sah-uin, or Sahm-hayn) is also called the Celtic New Year, The Third harvest, All Hollows Eve, the Day of the Dead, and of course Halloween. There are many more names for Samhain, but rather then having a different meaning, they...
Holidays >> Samhain
Pagan Festivals
There are eight major pagan festivals celebrated by Wiccans and other pagans. Yes, just like other religions, they have a set of religious festivals that they observe and celebrate.
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca

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The future of the Beltane is in your hands
Allan Beveridge, joint secretary of the Peebles March Riding and Beltane Queen Festival Committee, told the Peeblesshire News: "No member of the public will have their arms twisted to join the committee but it would be good if we had several new and ...
Viking Chief Tore Hund and his successful resistance against Christian conversion
Biblical followers of Jesus do not celebrate pagan holidays of easter, yule, sol ivictus (Christmas) Samhain, Beltane or any of those. So deal with your anger and personal issues Mr Miller and try to get history right.
Juniors round-up: Wishaw miss the chance to go top of the league, Shotts run
Wishaw boss Chris McGroarty hopes Saturday's defeat to Maryhill will be a wake-up call.
Happy Samhain / Happy Beltane!
Sable Aradia (Diane Morrison) has been a traditional witch most of her life, and she is also a licensed Wiccan minister and a Third Degree initiated Wiccan priestess in the Star Sapphire tradition.
VinOlivo - The Grand Tasting at the Lodge, Sonoma
(1 of 29) Lauren Krause and Alex Benward, of Beltane Ranch, poured their 2014 Drummond Block Estate Sauvignon Blanc for an appreciative crowd at last Friday's VinOlivo Grand Tasting event, sponsored by the Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers ...

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