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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
Mabon / The Autumnal Equinox
Mabon is a Sabbat of celebration for the abundance of the harvest; a time meant for us to give thanks through song, dance and feasts. This is a time of balance, when day and night are equal once again; a time of meditation and introspection; a time to slow...
Holidays >> Mabon
Feasts of the Times
"There are rituals of the elements and feasts of the times." - AL II,36 The Tropical Zodiac, while not shifting with the precession of the Earth like the Sidereal Zodiac, has the charming...
Magick >> Thelema
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
Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy
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

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Vernal Equinox
Vernal Equinox. March 20, 2005. March 20, 2005 is a date that we in the Northern Hemisphere recognize as symbolic of changing seasons.
GLPA Newsletter - Vernal Equinox, 2011
Vernal Equinox, 2011. On May 5th, we will mark the 50th anniversary of Alan Shepard's history-making flight aboard Freedom 7.
The Yolk's on You: Egg Balancing and the Equinox
Abib vs Vernal Equinox
Astrologers needed to determine spring, sum- mer, and winter equinoxes.
Calendula Salve Recipes JoAnne Dennee Vernal Equinox 1998
Vernal Equinox 1998. Dear Kindergarten Colleagues,.

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At Large : Cosmic wobbling and the end of one of those summers
Before he could decide, his eye fell on this: "Some astronomical coordinates ... are measured from the vernal equinox. It is sometimes called the first point of Aries because it was at the beginning of that constellation some 2000 years ago.
Get Set for Sydney's Cabramatta Moon Festival
By Larry Rivera, Guide August 23, 2011 The Cabramatta Moon Festival, celebrated once a year when the moon shines brightest at the vernal equinox, is one of Sydney's largest Asian multicultural festivals.
Shimi time is party time for Okinawans alive and not
Well, if you happen to be in Okinawa in April, shortly after the vernal equinox, you'll find thousands of families doing just that in high-spirited family outings at the festival time known as Shimi.
Valentin Vlasov: About 800 civil servants from Kyrgyzstan to be trained by the
The bell rings two times a year: on the day of the vernal equinox and on September 21- the International day of the world,” said Valentin Vlasov.
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Suggested Web Resources

Equinox - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When Julius Caesar established his calendar, he fixed the Spring equinox on March 25.
The March Equinox Explained
Vernal (Spring) Equinox —
Spring equinox 2010 date, what happens, traditions, and more.
Vernal Equinox -- from Eric Weisstein's World of Astronomy
Vernal Equinox 2011: First-Day-of-Spring Myths, Facts
Mar 20, 2011 Will day and night really be equally long on Sunday, the 2011 vernal equinox (or spring equinox)?

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