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

2019 Harvest Moon Mabon Ritual — Spirit de la Lune

The new season is almost upon us and soon the trees will shed their leaves and prepare for the darker half of the year. Mabon is the threshold for the darker half of the year. A balance of light and dark, the Autumn Equinox gives us a balance of day and night and is a beautiful … Continue reading 2019 Harvest Moon Mabon Ritual — Spirit de la Lune

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

Autumn Equinox

The Autumn Equinox is a time of harvesting and preparation. It is a time to reflect on your life and to start making plans for the future. Autumn Equinox, also known as 'Mabon', is the midpoint between the Summer and Winter Solstices. As at Spring Equinox, days and nights are of equal length, but from … Continue reading Autumn Equinox

The Sabbat Festival of Mabon

Mabon – The Fire Festival Date: Fall Equinox Important Elements: Bringing in the last harvest, honoring the dead, the production of wine, preparing for winter Related Holiday(s): Alban Elfed, Meán Fómhair Colors: Brown, Green, Orange, Russet, Indigo, Gold Symbols: Autumn Flowers, fallen leaves, acorns, corn, wheat sheaves, Owl, Salmon Related Deities: Mabon, Holly King What Is … Continue reading The Sabbat Festival of Mabon

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