Category Archives: Wiccan Traditions

Summer Solstice Spells Rituals June 21, 2017

Midsummer or the summer solstice marks the longest day of the year. In Wiccan traditions, the Holly King vanquishes the Oak King and we begin our slow and steady descent toward the darkness of winter. In 2017, the summer solstice … Continue reading

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Spring Equinox Spells & Rituals March 20, 2017

The first day of spring is known as Ostara and is one of eight festivals on the Wiccan Wheel of the Year. Also known as the Spring Equinox,  this is the time when the hours of  light and dark are … Continue reading

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Imbolc Candlemas February 1, 2017 Wiccan Spells & Rituals

February 1st is the Wiccan festival of Imbolc, or Candlemas.  Even though the days are finally growing longer, we still need courage and inspiration to see us through until spring. Imbolc is traditionally a time for initiation, but it’s also … Continue reading

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Yule Winter Solstice Spells & Rituals December 21st 2016

In 2016, Yule or the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere falls on Dec 21 at 5:44 EST.  It’s the first day of winter and at this time, the hours of daylight and darkness are equal. Even in the midst … Continue reading

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November 14, 2016 Super Moon Wiccan Spells & Rituals

The full moon on November 14, 2016 is known as Beaver Moon, Dark Moon or Fog Moon. As full moons are always opposite the sun sign, this will be a full earth moon in Taurus. This November full moon is … Continue reading

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Samhain Witches’ New Year October 31st Spells & Rituals

The Witches’ New Year or Wheel of the Year festival Samhain is on October 31st. Samhain (pronounced sow-in) is traditionally a time for remembrance and release. Witches also use this festival to create more abundance by releasing any negative energy that prevents us … Continue reading

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Wiccan Fall Equinox Autumn Rituals September 22, 2016

This year the Autumn Equinox, or first day of fall, takes place on September 22. On the Wiccan Wheel of the Year, the Autumn Equinox  is a time for spells and rituals relating to organizing, planning for the future, finding … Continue reading

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Full Moon Eclipse Spells & Rituals September 16, 2016

On September 16, 2016, a full water moon will appear in the sign of Pisces, opposite to the sun sign Virgo. It’s known as Harvest Moon, Wine Moon or Singing Moon. There will also be a penumbra eclipse. This type … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice Midsummer Spell for Direction June 20, 2016

In 2016, the summer solstice or Midsummer occurs on June 20 at 6:34 p.m. in Toronto and New York City time zones, 11:34 p.m. in London and related time zones and on June 21st at 8:34 a.m. in Sydney and … Continue reading

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Ostara Spring Equinox Spells & Rituals March 20, 2016

Ostara Spring Equinox Spells & Rituals March 20, 2016 Ostara is one of eight festivals on the Wiccan Wheel of the Year. Also known as the Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, the hours of  light and dark are equal … Continue reading

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