Australian (Southern Hemisphere) Pagan Calendar. Natural raw laser engraved Jarrah, 19cm diameter. 3 mm thick. Natural plywood.
Featuring The phases of the Moon. Celtic Star center. Black, with light gloss
Center: A triskelion (or triskele, from Greek τρισκελης “three-legged”) is a symbol consisting of three bent human legs, or, more generally, three interlocked spirals (joined in such a way that the overall emblem has a threefold rotational symmetry, but no reflection symmetries). Forward motion to reach understanding, an ancient spiritual-religious Celtic sacred symbol.
• Yule – Winter Solstice – June
• Imbolc – Candlemas – August. In celebration of light. Time to burn candles. A celebration of the Goddess as Virgin
• Ostara – Spring Equinox – September. originating from Norse Fertility Goddess ‘Fostre’ a celebration of life and fertility
• Beltaine – May Eve/ May Day – October
• Litha – Summer Solstice – December. Midsummer. The Longest Day of the year.Solstice comes from the Latin term solstitium (“sun stands still), The sun on this date, is at its highest point. Certain monuments such as Stonehenge are designed to orient to the rising sun.
• Lamas – Lughnasadh – February. Bread Feast in old English.
Lammas is the celebration of harvest, and ties in with Lughnassadh, the Celtic festival in honor of the Sun God, which is held on the 7th of February in the Southern hemisphere, and the 7th of August in the North. Tradition tells that the Sun King gives his energy to the crops to ensure life while the Mother prepares to transform into her aspect as the Crone.
• Mabon – Autumn Equinox – March. Maple syrup is the traditional food on Mabon. Australian is preparing for winter
• Samhain – (pronouncded So-ween) – Halloween. Hallows Eve. May in northern hemisphere. The beginning of the Pagan year. Wreaths are commonly found on witches doors, a marker to wise ones that witches dwell within. Powers of divination, the sight, and supernatural communications are strengthened on Samhain night. Considered powerful, but dangerous to communicate with the dead, lost loved ones then.