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- Ostara - The Vernal Equimox
- ABOUT OSTARA | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT OSTARA Ostara (pronounced Oh-star-ah) is also called Eostre, Easter, Vernal Equinox, Spring Equinox, and the First Day of Spring. This is the time of year when day & night are equal, and heralds the return of...
Holidays >> Ostara
- 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
- Welcome to the Perthro column of Rune-of-the-Month Club. Perthro is the Rune for the sound represented by the Roman letter “P.” This is the sixth Rune of the second Aett, hence the fourteenth Rune, so we are moving right along! Perthro is the reconstructed...
Divination >> Rune Stones
- 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
Eostre is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Eostre books and related discussion.
Suggested Pdf Resources
- Easter, Eostre or Ishtar?
- Saxon goddess, Eostre, goddess of the dawn, but in fact the real origins of Easter and its story of death and resurrection date back much further.
- The legend of the Easter Bunny
- dess Eostre, one of the most worshipped. Pagan deities.
Suggested News Resources
- Kevin Myers: No offence, but let's end this god-awful nonsense
- And we Christians aren't offended that our months and days still commemorate the pagan gods Janus, Mars, Woden, Thor and Saturn, or that Easter is named after the goddess Eostre.
Suggested Web Resources
- Eostre is a very obscure Goddess, and uniquely Anglo-Saxon Pagan.
- The Pagan origins of Easter
- Dec 26, 2009 a Christian scholar, first asserted in his book De Ratione Temporum that Easter was named after Eostre (a.k.a.
- Ostara - Eostre
- Sep 24, 2003 In England, among the Anglo-Saxon tribes, Ostara was known as Eostre.
- Eostre and Easter Customs
- Eostre Just one. It's the Temporum Ratione or The Reckoning of Time by the Northumbrian monk and scholar the Venerable Bede (673-735).
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