As The Wheel Turns ~ Legends and Lore for November
Festival of Pele in Hawaii. Have some fun, build a volcano out of clay. Put some vinegar in the crater, and then sprinkle baking soda over the vinegar. Watch Pele emerge and make a wish!
Night of Hecate. In ancient Greece, a fire festival was held once a year on this night to honor the Goddess Hecate. Modern Witches invoke Hecate for protection and fertility,
as she is both a protectress of all Witches and an ancient deity associated with fertility.
In the Hawaiian Islands, the ancient god Lono is honored annually on this day by the Hawaiian Harvest Festival. The Makahiki festival also takes place in Hawaii on this day.
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Live each Season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.
~Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862)
NOTE: Because of the large number of ancient calendars, many in simultaneous use, as well as different ways of computing holy days (marked by the annual inundation, the solar year, the lunar month, the rising of key stars, and other celestial and terrestrial events), you may find these holy days celebrated a few days earlier or later at your local temple.
Courtesy of Granny Moon’s Morning Feast