Seasons of the Witch!
Tibet: Buddhist monks in Tibet hold the annual Butter Lamp Festival to render demons powerless and secure the favor of the Gods. Yak-butter sculptures of Buddhist heroes are marched through the streets while uttering sacred chants. After the march, the sculptures are tossed into the waters of a river.
Slavic Pagan: Strinennia. Clay images of larks were made, their heads smeared with honey and stuck with tinsel. They were carried around the village amidst the singing of vesnjanki, invocations to Spring. Birds were thought to bring the Spring with them upon their return. Children were given pastries shaped like birds to toss into the air while saying “The rooks have come.”. Sometimes the pastries were tied to poles in the garden. The baking of these pastries was to ensure that the birds would return.
1497: Nicolaus Copernicus 1st recorded astronomical observation,
1957: 8.1 earthquake shakes Andreanof Islands, Alaska
GrannyMoon’s Morning Feast –Source: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/earthmoonandsky/
Remember the ancient ways and keep them sacred!
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