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- Lughnasadh (pronounced Loo-nas-ah), August 1st, is the first harvest festival in the Celtic and Neo-Pagan Year. Like all Celtic Fire Festivals, it begins on the eve of the actual day. Although it later became known as Christian Lammas, it still survives in...
Holidays >> Lammas
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Irish. Foster-mother of Lugh, who instituted the Tailtean Games, central event of the Festival of Lughnasadh (Lammas) (1 August), in her memory....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
- Lammas Sabbat Ritual
- Lammas/Lughnasadh is the first of three harvest Sabbats. As it is a harvest, the God figures more prominently here than the Goddess, though she, too, is revered and thanked for bringing the fruits of harvest. The altar and circle can be decorated with sheaves...
Holidays >> Lammas
Lughnasadh is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Lughnasadh books and related discussion.
Suggested Pdf Resources
- Lughnasadh 2009 Welcome to the Lughnasadh edition of EOLAS
- Isis Moon Lughnasadh 2010
- Welcome to the Lughnasadh 2010 edition of “Isis Moon“. Despite good Winter rains, the November heatwave started the demise of my garden.
- Lughnasadh 2011
- TERRA presents. TERRA presents. Lughnasadh in the Park.
- Lughnasadh Issue, Y.R. XLVIII August 1, 2011 c.e. Volume 27, Issue 5
- Lughnasadh Issue, Y.R. XLVIII.
- 1 “Dancing at Lughnasadh” Sermon by Sharon Wylie August 1
- Aug 1, 2010 Lughnasadh is a Neopagan holiday that celebrates the beginning of the harvest season the more difficult to pronounce name, Lughnasadh.
Suggested News Resources
- Events planned to mark the feast of Lughnasadh
- TO coincide with Heritage Week, Dolores Whelan is hosting a festival celebrating the ancient feast of Lughnasadh in Ravensdale.
- Ravensdale festival
- RAVENSDALE is set to mark Heritage Week 2011 by celebrating with a Lughnasadh Festival which is running on August 26 and 27. The festival kicks off in Ravensdale Community Hall on Friday, August 26 at 7.
- A Blessed Lughnasadh
- Today is Lughnasadh (also known as Lammas) the first of three harvest festivals celebrated in many modern Pagan traditions.
- Hundreds of events to take place before Heritage Week ends
- There are plenty of events happening across the Wee County, including the Ardee Medieval Festival and a celebration of Lughnasadh.
- Valley Views: Touch the earth
- In Ireland the festival is often called Lughnasadh, named for the Celtic deity Lugh, who sought to honor his foster mother Tailtiu.
Suggested Web Resources
- Lughnasadh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Lughnasadh is a traditional Gaelic holiday celebrated on 1 August.
- Lughnasadh - Overview by Christina - Witchvox Article
- A different look at the holiday with ritual information included.
- Lughnasadh marks the begin of the noticeable descent of the Sun into the darkness of winter.
- Blessed Lughnasadh!!!!!!!!
- Lughnasadh, also called Lammas, is the Celebration of Harvest and begins what is called "the chase of Lugh".
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