Tag Archives: Beltane

Walpurgisnacht Fire Ritual

Here is the ritual we did at last Sunday’s Welcoming Circle. Feel free to use/adapt for your own celebration of Walpurgisnacht on April 30. FIRE EMPOWERMENT RITUAL FOR WALPURGISNACHT CASTING THE CIRCLE—David Taliesin On Walpurgisnacht, bonfires burn brightly,their flames kindle … Continue reading

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Walpurgisnacht: Origins and Celebrations

In honor of my German heritage, I did some research in order to better understand the origin of the Teutonic version of the Celtic holiday, Beltane. Not surprisingly, there is some conflicting information on the internet regarding this subject so … Continue reading

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A Poem For Beltane

A Poem for Beltane I want to light a bonfire And dance with the Divine Presence Who is Unboxable and Unknowable I want to howl with Cernunnos And invite Jesus to join the party I’m sure he would attend the … Continue reading

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Beltane: Bonfires and May Poles, Oh My!

Beltane is celebrated on May 1st or at moonrise on April 30th. This Sabbat marks the halfway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice. Almost everything about this holiday is debated and/or shrouded in mystery. Every source I … Continue reading

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