The turning of the wheel

Ostara

Ostara is the spring equinox festival this year it falls on the 20th of December. Like Lughnasadh, it is the time where day and night are in balance. The Druid name for Ostara is Alban Eilir-the Light of the earth. Having rested and transformed in the cauldron of winter we are now reborn with new… Continue reading Ostara

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Offering to the gods/ancestors

The ritual of leaving offerings to your gods or ancestors is common among many religions and cultures. It can be as simple as 'pouring one out' (tipping some of your drink on the ground) to honour lost loved ones when remembering them. Or as elaborate as decorating an altar to a particular deity or family… Continue reading Offering to the gods/ancestors