Candlemas or Imbolc

  According to Witchology.com, Candlemas, or Imbolc, is one of the four principal festivals of the Irish calendar, usually celebrated by the Gaels, other Celtic cultures, and modern Pagans at the beginning of February. Originally dedicated to the goddess Brigid, it was subverted by Christianity as St Brigid's Day. According to the Oxford Dictionary, Candlemas …

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Ostara, a Worldwide Balance of Day and Night

Here in Southern California, celebration of spring equinox occurs later in the month of March. On the Pacific coast, the Vernal Equinox on March 19, 2016 at 9:31 pm and for the East coast, the Vernal Equinox on March 20, 2016 at 12:31 am. On the equinox, day and night are equal - 12 hours …

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