Celtic Astrology

Astrology and Christmas: All Posts Midwinter Festival

December 23, 2013
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Astrology and Christmas: All Posts Midwinter Festival

(Astrology Explored) Our ancestors watched the sun, moon and stars to determine the passing of time. Of particular importance, besides the full moon, were the solstices and equinoxes. The theme of both solstices and equinoxes was the interplay of the … Continue reading
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Posted in Astrology and Mythology, Astrology and the Calendar, Bad Uses of Astrology, Celtic Astrology, Charles Dickens., Christmas, Christmas Myths, history, Prophecy, Saturnalia, Scrooge, Star of Bethlehem, Winter Solstice | No Comments »

Celtic Astrology: Spring, Imbolc and Groundhog’s Day

February 2, 2013
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Celtic Astrology: Spring, Imbolc and Groundhog’s Day

(Astrology Explored) Halfway between the Winter Equinox and the Spring Equinox is the cross-quarter day which the Celts called Imbolc (eem’ ul). We call it Groundhog’s Day, February 2, though the names are different they come from the same Celtic … Continue reading
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Celtic Astrology: Imbolc and the Symbolism of the Cross-Quarter Days

February 2, 2012
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Celtic Astrology: Imbolc and the Symbolism of the Cross-Quarter Days

(Astrology Explored) Halfway between the Winter Equinox and the Spring Equinox is the cross-quarter day which the Celts called Imbolc (eem’ ul). We call it Groundhog’s Day, February 2. Though the names are different they come from the same Celtic … Continue reading
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Posted in astrology, Bride, Bridget, Celtic Astrology, Celtic fertility rituals, cross-quarter days, fire festivals, Imbolc, Spring Equinox, Winter Equinox | No Comments »

Astrology, History and the Winter Solstice: Our Christmas Traditions

December 19, 2011
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Astrology, History and  the Winter Solstice: Our Christmas Traditions

Our growth as a species was influenced in part by our observation of the cycles of the Sun and the Moon. Our Christmas traditions, the Christmas Tree, Mistletoe, Santa coming down the chimney go back our ancient roots. Wikipedia reports … Continue reading
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Neolithic Mythology, Saturn, & the Winter Solstice

December 13, 2011
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Neolithic Mythology, Saturn, & the Winter Solstice

The Saturn Myth The day that Sun slides into the sign of Capricorn is the day that is celebrated as the Yule, the symbolic rebirth of the sun god. Many myths and legends surround this day, this solstice a rallying … Continue reading
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Posted in astrology, astrology of winter solstice, Celtic Astrology, Cerwidn, Gwion, Neolithic Mythology, Saturn, Taliesen, the goddess of wisdom | No Comments »

Celtic Astrology: The Harvest Moon–Remembering the Future

September 12, 2011
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Celtic Astrology: The Harvest Moon–Remembering the Future

The Celtics were a people that reconciled opposites, day and night, dark and light as the continuum of the same forces that bound the lives of men and gods together. Unlike us, with our 9 to 5 routines, the Celts … Continue reading
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Celtic Astrology: Saint Patrick’s Day, Celtic Zodiac, and the Cauldron of Regeneration

March 14, 2011
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Celtic Astrology: Saint Patrick’s Day, Celtic Zodiac, and the Cauldron of Regeneration

(Astrology Explored) March 17 is the ancient feast day of Saint Patrick, the patron Catholic saint of Ireland, the day when most everyone claims to be Irish, at least to lay dibs on the beer. But for those of us … Continue reading
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Celtic Astrology–The Symbolism of the Winter Solstice

December 16, 2010
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Celtic Astrology–The Symbolism of the Winter Solstice

The entrance of the Sun into the last of the Cardinal signs had a special significance to the ancient Celts. While this time is the start of the sign of Capricorn for us, in the Celtic lunar calendar this event … Continue reading
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Posted in astrology, Celtic Astrology, Ceridwen, Gwion, magic cauldron, Ruis, Taliesen, Winter Solstice | No Comments »

Celtic Astrology–The Symbolism of the Winter Solstice

December 16, 2010
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Celtic Astrology–The Symbolism of the Winter Solstice

The entrance of the Sun into the last of the Cardinal signs had a special significance to the ancient Celts. While this time is the start of the sign of Capricorn for us, in the Celtic lunar calendar this event … Continue reading
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Posted in astrology, Celtic Astrology, Ceridwen, Gwion, magic cauldron, Ruis, Taliesen, Winter Solstice | No Comments »

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