Thursday, September 12, 2013

Mabon


A.K.A. Autumn Equinox, The Fall Sabbat, Alban Elfed, and the Second Harvest Festival. Celebrated on the first day of fall. It is a time of thanks for all that we have gained over the previous year. The time is perfect for balancing rituals and spells. The Goddess is in a combination Mother/Hag form and the God nears the end of his "life."

Traditional Colors: orange, dark red, yellow, indigo, brown
Traditional Herbs: acorns, asters, benzoin, ferns, honeysuckle, marigold, milkweed, mums, myrrh, oak leaves, passionflower, pine, rose, sage, Solomon's seal, thistle
Traditional Incense: benzoin, myrrh, sage
Traditional Gemstones: carnelian, lapis lazuli, sapphire, yellow agate
Traditional Foods: corn, wheat, breads, nuts, vegetables, apples, roots (carrots, onions, potatoes, etc.), cider, pomegranates

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