A selection of articles related to solstice.
Original articles from our library related to the Solstice. See Table of Contents for further available material (downloadable resources) on Solstice.
- Litha, The Summer Solstice
- Litha is also known as the summer solstice, Midsummer, All Couples Day, and Saint John's Day. Litha is one of the fire festivals and occurs on the longest day of the year. This is the time of year when the sun reaches its highest apex, at the Tropic of Cancer....
Holidays >> Mid Summer
- Yule, the Winter Solstice
- ABOUT YULE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT YULE Yule, pronounced "you all", or jol is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and the longest night of the year. Yule, in Old Norse means, Wheel. As the Wheel of the Year is significant in pagan...
Holidays >> Yule
- Chamomile: The Healer
- Chamomile is one of the oldest favorites amongst garden herbs and its reputation as a medicinal plant shows little signs of abatement. The Egyptians reverenced it for its virtues, and from their belief in its power to cure ague, dedicated it to their gods. No...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary C
- Moon Gardening
- There is nothing more beautiful at night than looking up at the Moon and looking down at its audience. A symphony of beautiful flowers that stand at attention, when the night comes upon us! Whether you would like an Herb Garden, a Medicine Wheel Garden, or...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
- A Solstice Spell To Consecrate
- This is a chant derived from very early Syrian Christians and reworked to be a consecration and charging chant for a jar of honey that I use as a prime ingredient some of my medicines. An Evocation of the Sun to empower a substance (in this case a jar of...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
- Basil - The Herb of Kings
- Basil, from soil to seed To strong stems and beautiful leaves. I ask for blessings to have bestowed As I nurture and watch you grow. From mornings dew and sun of afternoon To rays of the stars and midnights moon Mother Earth watch over thee As I my will, So...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary B
- Lavender: Solace and Majestic
- Lavender, the Herb of Air, My friend when I am in despair. I ask Earth's blessing to bestow, As I tend and watch you grow. Strong roots and dainty stems, Bring joy to life when pleasure dims. Wee green bud with purple top, All your uses never stop. From...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary L
Solstice is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Solstice books and related discussion.
Suggested Pdf Resources
- Satcon Solstice 100 kW System Solution
- Simplified Utility SCADA system integration via the Solstice PV site controller. Total system monitoring, diagnostics and control.
- THE HEXAGON, THE SOLSTICE AND THE KIVA
- The EDL is sponsored by the National Science Foundation as a part of the National STEM Digital Library (www.nsdl.org).
- Cassini-Huygens Solstice Mission
- Draft White paper for Solar System Decadal Survey 2013- 2023. Cassini- Huygens Solstice Mission. Linda Spilker.
- Solstice Seed Catalogue - Hanover Community Gardens
- ELCOME to the second annual Solstice Seed Catalogue of open-pollinated vegetable seeds Both the winter and summer solstice mark a time of transition.
Suggested News Resources
- Little Country, Big Impact
- Imagine my surprise when my visions of hewn-log farmsteads and stoic Cold War film extras were upended by what I now think of as the four S's of modern Latvia: sophistication, singing, sausages and summer solstice. OK, maybe that's five.
- Solstice Café builds for bright future
- By Carla Wilson, Times Colonist August 18, 2011 David Cardinal, the founder and co-owner of the Solstice Café, stands in the newly renovated space on Wednesday. The café, which Cardinal opened in 2001, celebrates its 10th anniversary in September.
- Frommer: Silhouette great option for New York-area cruisers
- But the real breakthrough in ship design occurred nearly three years ago with the introduction of the 3000-passenger Celebrity Solstice.
- The Martian north pole at summer solstice.
- By Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY A stunning photo of the Martian North Pole at Martian summer solstice. The image was captured by the Mars Express High-Resolution Stereo Camera on May 17, 2010 and newly made available by the European Space Agency.
- Dramatic images show martian water cycle
- As the planet's summer solstice approached, all the carbon dioxide ice that covers the area in winter and spring had gone, leaving just a bright cap of water ice, an ESA release said Friday.
Suggested Web Resources
- Pontiac Solstice - Roadster and Coupe| Discontinued | Pontiac
- After years of offering a high-performance ride wrapped in a daring design, the Pontiac Solstice has been discontinued. Learn more about the Solstice here.
- See for yourself why Celebrity Solstice<small><sup>®</sup></small
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