The masculine God is seen as a Great King, a youthful prince, a hunter, or a trickster. The Goddess Mother is seen as the young virgin, the fruitful mother,and the wise crone.
OSTARA Spring is the time of the Vernal Equinox, March 22, when night and day are of equal length.
MIDSUMMER, the time of the Summer Solstice, June 22, the longest, brightest day of the year.
MABON, the Autumn Equinox, takes place on September 21.
the longest, darkest night of the year.
A time of celebration of the waxing solar light.
The Old King gives up his life to make way for the reborn Sun Child.
May 1st,also spelled Beltane, a celebration of the return of life and fertility to the world, and the sacred union of the God and Goddess.
LAMMAS OR LUGHNASADH
August 1st, a celebration of the beginning of the harvest.
October 31st, also known as Hallowe'en. The Earth rests so her fertility can be renewed. The festival is a time to remember the dead, a clear distinction between the joys of Harvest, and the hardships of Winter. A night of power, when the veil that separates our world from the Otherworld is thinnest.
February 1st, also known as Oimelc. or Imbolc. This celebration symbolizes the first stirrings of the Earth from its icy sleep.