Friday, August 1, 2014

Lughnasadh Blessings

Correspondences:

Symbols & Decore:
The sun, oak, birch & fir branches, sun flowers, lilies, red/maize/yellow or gold flower, love amulets, seashells, summer fruits & flowers, feather/flower door wreath, sun wheel, fire, circles of stone, sun dials and swords/blades, bird feathers, Witches' ladder.

Dieties:
Lugh (Celtic, one of the Tuatha De Danaan),
The Mother - Dana (Lugh’s wife & queen),
Demeter/Ceres (Roman grain goddess..honored at Ceresalia), Arianrhod’s golden haired son Lleu
(Welsh God of the Sun & Corn where corn includes all grains, not just maize), Other agricultural Goddesses, The Waxing Goddess, The Waning God 

Colours:
Red, Orange, Golden Yellow, Green, Light Brown, Gold, Bronze, Gray

Animals and Mythical Beings:
Griffins, basilisks, roosters, calves, centaurs, phoenix

Gemstones:
Aventurine, citrine, peridot, sardonyx, yellow diamondsand citrine

Herbs:
Grain, acacia, heather, ginseng, sloe, cornstalks, cyclamen, fenugreek, aloes, frankincense, sunflower, hollyhock, oak leaf, wheat,myrtle

Incense:
Wood aloes, rose, rose hips, rosemary, chamomile, eucalyptus, safflower, corn, passionflower, frankincense, sandalwood  

Foods:
Loaves of homemade wheat, oat, & corn bread, barley cakes, corn, potatoes, summer squash, nuts, acorns, wild berries (any type), apples, rice, pears, berry pies, elderberry wine, crab apples, mead, crab, blackberries, meadowsweet tea, grapes, cider, beer


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  1. Lughnasadh Blessings to you and yours!

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  2. Happy Lughnasadh. Many Blessings to you and yours.

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