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| Tuesday, 20 March 2018 |
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NH-Spring Equinox

Event source: Equinox & Soltice
12:15 PM » 12:15 PM
Spring Equinox Spring Equinox. Ostara"Lady Day"Alban Eilir, on the spring equinoxOstara, according to Jakob Grimm in his Deutsche Mythologie, is the old High German name for the Easter festival. It is a plural Grimm states that this is because the old festival lasted several days. A rough translation would be 'The Easters'.Grimm also proposes that Ostara might have been the name for a Goddess, though he provides no direct evidence for this. Grimm may have based his goddess on the Anglo-Saxon goddess Eostre, as described by the Venerable Bede, who was also said to have a festival lasting several days. Bede indicated that this name was used in English when the Paschal holiday was introduced. This name was then converted to Easter, or Ostern in German. Tue Mar 20 16:15 GMT 2018 pagancalendar.co.uk
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SH-Autumn Equinox

Event source: Equinox & Soltice
12:15 PM » 12:15 PM
Autumn Equinox Mabon"Harvest Home"Alban Elfed, on the autumnal equinox this holiday is a ritual of thanksgiving for the fruits of the earth and a recognition of the need to share them to secure the blessings of the Goddess and God during the winter months. The use of the name Mabon (invented by Aidan Kelly) is much more prevalent in America than Britain, where many Neopagans are dismissive of it as an unauthentic name. wikipedia:not an authentic ancient festival Tue Mar 20 16:15 GMT 2018 pagancalendar.co.uk