Autumn Equinox

BY: ELLEN DUGAN The beginning of the autumn season officially commences in September with the Autumn Equinox. As the sun enters the astrological sign of Libra, the hours of day and darkness are equal to one another, just like the balanced scales of Libra itself. From this point of the year, with each passing day, … Continue reading Autumn Equinox

Crabapple & Rosemary Hand Pies: Ancestral Offerings for Mabon – Gather Victoria

Mabon is the modern pagan name for the old Anglo-Celtic harvest festivals usually occurring on or roundabout the Autumn Equinox. And while we’re not sure what it was originally called, it marks the time of some of the oldest harvest celebrations in Europe. And there can be no perfect food for celebrating the official arrival … Continue reading Crabapple & Rosemary Hand Pies: Ancestral Offerings for Mabon – Gather Victoria

Mabon

The crisp autumn wind blows around you. The leaves are changing their colors to sparkling yellow, scorching vermilion and burnished orange. All these signs remind us that Mabon is here. But what is Mabon exactly? Let’s examine what Mabon is, why it’s celebrated, the different myths that pertain to Mabon, and how Mabon can be … Continue reading Mabon