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Imbolc - Midwinter
ABOUT IMBOLC | RITUAL | FOODS ABOUT IMBOLC Imbolg/Imbolc is pronounced EM-Bowl-ig or ic, it also known as Midwinter, Candlemass, Oimelc, Lupercus, Lupecal, Disting, Brigatia (Brigid's Day), Lady Day and Groundhog Day. Imbolg translates, according to McCoy, to...
Holidays >> Imbolg
Samhain
Summer is at its end and the last harvest is taken in. The cold season returns, all of nature seems to die and the nights become long. It is the beginning of Samon, the dark half of the year. The veil between the land of the living and the land of the dead...
Holidays >> Samhain
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
The Horned God in India and Europe
Of all of the Gods that we honor in Paganism today probably the most revered is the Horned God, in the shape and form of Cernunnos. Pick up some modern Pagan literature and chances are he is in there, listen to conversation at a Moot and you will hear him...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Aviary at the Gates of Heaven: Examining the Bird Symbolism in the Thoth Empress Card
"This card, summed up, may be called the Gate of Heaven." Book of Thoth, p. 77. Eight birds adorn the fourth card of the Thoth Deck Major Arcana, The Empress. These eight birds, their variant symbology united, point at one overarching meaning -- as...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
Weyland the Smith
Not British as such, he was imported by the Anglo-Saxons from the continent. He is known in Teutonic sources, Frankish sources, and in Scandinavia, where he is called Volund. The gist of his tale is that he loved a swan-maiden who lived with him for seven...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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The Swan Maiden Candace Brinker, Russian Fairy Tales, Russian
Aliosha also took his maiden to be his bride. Ivan was the last to shot his marble into the forest.
The Swan-Maiden Revisited : Religious Significance of " Divine-Wife
A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE THAI SANSKRIT AND CHINESE
pertains between the Thai tale and the Chinese Tale of Swan Maiden.
SWAN LAKE
half-woman Siren in Greek mythology could woo men off their course.
Lohengrin
Oct 23, 2010 the Celtic belief that swans are messengers of warmth, light and life. In Germanic mythology. Swan-Maidens are also depicted.

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Swan maiden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Swan Maiden is a mythical creature who shapeshifts from human form to swan form. Despite the name, males are found in a small number of legends.
Swan Maidens
The myth of the Swan Maiden is one of the most widely distributed and at the same time one of the most beautiful stories ever evolved from the mind of man.
Amazon.com: The Swan Maiden (9780553384642): Jules Watson
This modern retelling of a tragic Irish myth is rich in well-researched detail but moves too slowly and reverently.
The Swan Maiden
The Swan Maiden.
SurLaLune Fairy Tales: The Annotated Swan Maidens

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