The Western pagan tradition emphasizes the mystical elements of spirituality, reverence for the feminine principle, and the links between people and the earth. This unique day book contains a treasury of information about rituals and celebrations that have for centuries been associated with the seasons of the year.
Includes observances of the ancient Greek, Roman, Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, and Norse traditions, as well as the worship of the Goddess and many practices of the mystery tradition and Wicca.
Provides details on:
The movements of the planets
Auspicious and inauspicious days
Holy days of ancient gods and goddesses
The Eight Stations of the Year (the solstices, equinoxes, and Fire Festivals)
Lunar and solar calendars indicating all major days of Pagan
celebration for 1993 through the millenium
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Tapping into Celtic, Roman, Egyptian, and other cultural traditions, Nigel Pennick explores the individual significance of almost every day of the year. Pennick reveals some of the mechanics, such as moon phases and equinoxes, underlying many important holidays, and he breaks the year into seasons, months, and even hours, offering a peek into the importance of even the smaller divisions of the year. --Brian PattersonAbout the Author:
An authority on ancient belief systems, traditions, and astrology, Nigel Pennick is the author of several books, including Games of the Gods and Magical and Secret Alphabets.
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