Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Imbolc Day 1

Get Ready for Imbolc!

Day 1: Intro to Imbolc

Patti Wigington from Patti Wigington
Welcome to the Seven-Day Sabbat e-course for Imbolc! This week-long e-course will be delivered right to your mailbox each day for seven days. We'll be talking about ways to celebrate Imbolc, which falls on February 2 (if you're in the Southern Hemisphere, you'll be celebrating in August). To get started, let's talk a little bit about the history of Imbolc, as well as how to set up your altar for the Sabbat season.

Imbolc History

Imbolc is the time of year when early cultures began marking the weeks left of winter. They knew that their food stores were running low, yet spring planting was still a couple of months away. From the Romans to the Egyptians to some parts of Celtic society, this season was observed in many different ways. Learn about the origins of this early February holiday...Read More

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