A modern-day exploration of Celtic spirituality, folklore and traditions interwoven with practical crafts, recipes, spells, ceremonies, guided visualizations and meditations in a soulful, seasonal celebration of the Spring Equinox.
The Celtic seasonal wheel is based on eight festivals – Winter Solstice, Imbolc, Spring Equinox, Beltane, Summer Solstice, Lughnasadh, Autumn Equinox and Samhain. Together, these lead us through the cycle of the year, aligning our awareness with the seasonal pattern of the earth beneath our feet. In this, the fourth in a series of e-books on the solstices and equinoxes within this sacred cycle, Danu Forest reveals the secrets of the Spring Equinox, when the sun is gaining power and the days and nights are briefly of equal length. This is a festival of balance; a time for gestating new plans and ideas, within and without; a time of joy, exuberance and fertility. Throughout the text, Danu skilfully revives ancient traditions, encouraging us to reconnect with nature, and ourselves, with a host of practical rituals. Create a spring altar to manifest sacred space in your home. Meditate on the changing heavens with Celtic star lore. Make eostre biscuits to give as gifts, nettle tea to promote self-healing, or incense to evoke the spirit and scents of spring. Deepen your experience of the Spring Equinox with a magical guided visualization. Based on sound extensive research, as well as many years of practical experience through both personal practice and teaching, the book will act as a guide for weaving a new, more soulful way of living into readers? everyday existence.