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Coven of the Crossroads announces...
What to Bring: Chairs, wood, food for feast table, drinks, dress
Price/Donation: no costs
Acct. Id: 448795
Event Id: 100694
Beltane Public Sabbat
When: Oct. 28th. 2017 - Oct. 28th. 2017
Where: Edenvale, Gauteng, South Africa
Beltane Public Sabbat
Event Details: This is a holiday of Union--both between the Goddess and the God and between man and woman. Handfastings (Pagan marriages) are traditional at this time. It is a time of fertility and harvest, the time for reaping the wealth from the seeds that we have sown. Celebrations include braiding of one's hair (to honour the union of man and woman and Goddess and God) , circling the Maypole for fertility and jumping the Beltane fire for luck. Beltane is one of the Major Sabbats of the Wiccan religion. We celebrate sexuality (something we see as holy and intrinsic to us as holy beings) , we celebrate life and the unity which fosters it. The myths of Beltane state that the young God has blossomed into manhood, and the Goddess takes him on as her lover. Together, they learn the secrets of the sexual and the sensual, and through their union, all life begins.
Beltane is the season of maturing life and deep found love. This is the time of vows, handfastings and commitment. The Lord and his Lady, having reached maturity, come together in Perfect Love and Perfect Trust to celebrate the joy of their union. This is a time to celebrate the coming together of the masculine and feminine creative energies. Beltane marks the emergence of the young God into manhood. Stirred by the energies at work in nature, he desired the Goddess. They fall in love, lie among the grasses and blossoms and unite.
The flowers and greenery symbolise the Goddess and the Maypole represents the God. Beltane marks the return of vitality and passion of summer. Another common focal point of the Beltane rituals is the cauldron, which represents the Goddess. The Welsh goddess Creiddylad is connected with Beltane, often called the May Queen, she was a Goddess of summer flowers and love.
) 0 ( Let us come together in perfect love and perfect trust to honour life and celebrate the peak of spring and the beginning of summer!
dress up in costumes of spring, fairy wings, green and earthly tones, or white or black robes
food to share at the feast table
your own drinks
Event Location: st paul road, hurleyvale, edenvale in Edenvale, Gauteng
Event TIME Details: 18:00 - 22:00
Directions: Google maps
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