25 September 2014

Modron, The Autumn Equinox ~ The Beginner’s Guide To The Wheel Of The Year

Found this post via the Authentic Blogger Group on Facebook. When the link was shared the image was a cornucopia. Grabbed my attention right away. Great intro to Celtic festivals and love the art!
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Originally posted on Lily Wight:
     Updated 23/09/2014

     The Wheel Of The Year calendar comprises four Celtic fire festivals interspersed with two solstice and two equinox celebrations.  September’s Equinox denotes the height of the Autumn season.
     The Autumn Equinox is named variably as Modron (Mother Goddess) or Mabon (Divine Son) – deities from Welsh Mythology who can be found in The Legends Of King Arthur.
     Modron is a harvest and fertility goddess who shares characteristics with the Roman Ceres.  On the agricultural calendar Lughnasadh (August) is The First Harvest (grains and cereals) and The Autumn Equinox (September) is The Second Harvest (fruits and vegetables). ...

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