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Is January 1st really the start of a new year?

Some of you may say, well of course it does! Are you so sure?

The Calendar most of the world follows, (The Julian Calendar) restarts on the on January 1st which is why we celebrate the new year at this time.  91 more words

January 1st

Astro: kukkē : Where the son of śiva married the daughter of indra. (astronomical significance).

I have already shared the story of kārtikēyasya janmam on this site. Briefly, the dēvā: needed a leader who would kill tārakāsuram. The son of śiva: , raised by the kŕttikā: (pleaides) was destined to do this, but his birth was thousands of years in coming. 179 more words

Ancient Indians

The Drowning of Marzanna

The Drowning of Marzanna. Original 8″ x 10″ acrylic painting on acid-free paper by Julie Kwiatkowski Schuler.

The pagan-originated spring equinox folk custom of Poland called The Drowning of Marzanna. 63 more words

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The Drowning of Marzanna

The pagan-originated spring equinox folk custom of Poland called The Drowning of Marzanna. Marzanna is the Polish incarnation of the old Slavic goddess of winter, plague and death. 48 more words

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Spring Equinox 2016

Last week our Grove celebrated Alban Eilir/Spring Equinox. As a Grove we have done public ritual before at Stonehenge Aotearoa, and we don’t exactly make a secret of our Grove’s existence, with only 4 of our 8 seasonal festivals being open to Grove members only. 496 more words

Grove Celebrations

OUR DAILY GRATEFUL POST!

TODAY I AM GRATEFUL FOR POLAR OPPOSITES!! 

HAPPY WEEKEND !

what are you grateful for ~ please share…

Thank you!

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