Category Archives: Wheel of the Year

NeoPagan festivals and sabbats

Lammas Wiccan Spells & Rituals August 1, 2017

On August 1st, Wiccan celebrate the festival of Lammas. This is traditionally a time to show gratitude for all the good things in our lives and also to generate more prosperity. It’s also an excellent opportunity to evaluate the progress  … Continue reading

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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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Wiccan Beltane Love & Creativity Spells May 1, 2017

May 1st is Beltane, one of eight festivals on the Wiccan Wheel of the Year. Traditionally, Beltane is the time for spells and rituals to bring love and creativity into your life. The Goddess Flora and the Green Man are … 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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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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Lammas Wiccan Spells & Rituals August 1 2016

August 1st is the Wiccan festival of Lammas or Lughnasadh. On the Wheel of the Year, it’s a traditional time to show appreciation for our current prosperity and for spells and rituals to create more abundance. It’s also an opportunity … 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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