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Agaliha
August 2nd, 2008, 01:49 AM
The last one on the holiday threads! :uhhuhuh:

Lammas / Lughnasadh


Wikipedia: Lamass (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lammas) -- Lughnasadh (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lughnasadh)
Lughnasadh - Overview by Christina (http://www.witchvox.com/va/dt_va.html?a=usma&c=holidays&id=3558)
Lughnasadh (http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art9672.asp)
Lammas Sabbat: Facts and Misinformation (http://www.tylwythteg.com/Lammas.html)
Lammas (http://www.cotcg.com/Crystal%20Grove%20Web/Lammas1.htm)
Lughnasadh (http://www.druidry.org/obod/festivals/lughnasadh.html)
LUGHNASADH (http://www.angelfire.com/falcon/kindlethefire/lughnasadh.htm) (S. Hemisphere dates)
BBC - Religion & Ethics - Lughnasadh (http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/paganism/holydays/lughnasadh.shtml)
The Old Ways: Lammas (http://rds.yahoo.com/_ylt=A0oGkmmz85NIbmcBwZRXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTByZ3RtN3J1BHNlYwNzcgRwb3MDMgRjb2xvA3NrMQR2dGlkAw--/SIG=1282su83l/EXP=1217742131/**http%3a//www.cyberwitch.com/wychwood/Temple/lammas.htm)


Mabon and/or Autumnal equinox

The Fall Equinox is also known as: Alban Elfed, Autumn Equinox, Autumnal Equinox, Cornucopia, Feast of Avilon, Festival of Dionysus, Harvest Home, Harvest Tide, Mabon, Night of the Hunter, Second Harvest Festival, Wine Harvest, Witch's Thanksgiving, and the first day of autumn.


Wikipedia: Mabon (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mabon) -- Autumnal Equinox (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autumnal_Equinox)
Mabon - Overview by Christina (http://www.witchvox.com/va/dt_va.html?a=usma&c=holidays&id=3623)
Mabon Sabbat: Facts and Misinformation (http://www.tylwythteg.com/Mabon.html)
Mabon History: The Second Harvest (http://paganwiccan.about.com/od/holidaysandcelebrations/p/Mabon_History.htm)
Mabon (http://www.cotcg.com/Crystal%20Grove%20Web/Mabon.htm)
Fall Equinox celebrations of Christianity, Pagans, Neopagans, etc (http://www.religioustolerance.org/fall_equinox.htm)
Mabon Lore (http://www.geocities.com/athens/acropolis/2007/mabon_lore.html)
Myth*ing Links: Autumnal Equinox (http://www.mythinglinks.org/autumnequinox2000.html)
MABON - AUTUMN EQUINOX (http://www.angelfire.com/falcon/kindlethefire/autumnequinox.htm) (S. Hemisphere dates)
BBC - Religion & Ethics - Autumn Equinox (http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/paganism/holydays/autumnequinox.shtml)


Other


Vulcanalia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vulcanalia) (aug 23rd)
Mid-Autumn Festival (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mid_Autumn_Festival)
The Stories of the Chinese Moon Festival (http://www.chinesefortunecalendar.com/midfallstory.htm)
Origin of Mid-Autumn Festival (http://www.chinavoc.com/festivals/Midautumn.htm#cake)


More to be added!

David19
August 2nd, 2008, 02:29 PM
Cool links :).

siannan 13
August 15th, 2008, 07:45 AM
here are my favortie links on Lughnasadh :

http://www.chalicecentre.net/lughnasadh.htm : extcerpt from "KINDLING THE CELTIC SPIRIT: Ancient Traditions to Illumine your Life throughout the Seasons" by Mara Freeman

http://www.mythinglinks.org/autumnequinox2000.html : LOTS of links !