As you probably had noticed we have been giving you several blessings to greet the dawn with. But what about bedtime, twilight, sunset? No, we haven’t forgot about that time of day at all. In fact, today, we have a very beautiful and simply way for you to end your day. It is a brief prayer to the Divine and it covers pretty much everything we have to be thankful for. We hope you enjoy it!
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Beltane is a time of great fertility — for the earth itself, for animals, and of course for people as well. This season has been celebrated by cultures going back thousands of years, in a variety of ways, but nearly all shared the fertility aspect. Typically, this is a Sabbat to celebrate gods of the hunt or of the forest, and goddesses of passion and motherhood, as well as agricultural deities. Here are a list of gods and goddesses that can be honored as part of your tradition’s Beltane rituals.
- Artemis (Greek): The moon goddess Artemis was associated with the hunt, and was seen as a goddess of forests and hillsides. This pastoral connection made her a part of spring celebrations in later periods.
- Bes (Egyptian): Worshiped in later dynasties, Bes was a household protection god, and watched over mothers and young children. He and his wife, Beset, were paired up in rituals to cure problems with infertility.
- Bacchus (Roman): Considered the equivalent of Greek god Dionysus, Bacchuswas the party god — grapes, wine, and general debauchery were his domain. In March each year, Roman women could attend secret ceremonies called the bacchanalia, and he is associated with sexual free-for-alls and fertility.
- Cernunnos (Celtic): Cernunnos is a horned god found in Celtic mythology. He is connected with male animals, particularly the stag in rut, and this has led him to be associated with fertility and vegetation…
To read the rest of this list comprised by Patti Wigington please click on this link: https://www.thoughtco.com/fertility-deities-of-beltane-2561641?utm_campaign=list_paganwiccan&utm_content=20170411&utm_medium=email&utm_source=exp_nl&utm_term=list_paganwiccan
We would like to welcome you to a short introduction on the Bindrunes. What are the Bindrunes you might ask, simply they are an extension of the Runes themselves. They are a combination of two or more Runes that are used for good health, prosperity,, protection and much more. In this session, you will learn about the proper way of making a Bindrune, the wood to use, the method to making them, and of course, Lady A tells some of her personal experiences with the Runes and the Bindrunes. We are sure this is one episode you will enjoy!