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Celebrating Imbolc? Here’s an Idea!

People often ask me what they should do to celebrate the Cross Quarter Days such as the one upcoming, Imbolc. It seems that the type of people who ask that question have already a rite or some kind of ceremony … Continue reading

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Vaselen – Awakening The Spring Maiden

Now, during the festival of the returning light – many call it by its Irish name Imbolc – the agricultural cycle of the year is getting ready to churn, even though we cannot see much of it in the apparent … Continue reading

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Imbolc – Let’s Bring The Light Back!

Imbolc is a festival of light in many – if not all – regions of the Celtic lands. In the Alps, where archaeologists have found the earliest remnants of this culture, and in the German speaking lands in general, the … Continue reading

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Fasching – Carnival in the Alps

Next Tuesday, folk living in some areas of this our planet are going to celebrate what is known as Carnival. May that be in Rio de Janeiro, in Venice, New Orleans, or in the German city of Mainz, people will … Continue reading

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Muas zu Lichtmess – Food for the Alpine version of Imbolc

Well, to say that Lichtmess is solely Alpine is not quite correct, since it is really a wildly used term in the German speaking countries. But what I would like to talk about today is more the Alpine version of … Continue reading

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