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Ostara in Southern Hemisphere – Mabon in Northern Hemisphere

by on September 21, 2015

Ch'kara SilverWolf

Blessings to all those here in the Southern Hemisphere as we come to celebrate Ostara and come into Spring and Summer.  The weather is changing and the warm days are upon us. Blessed Be!

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Ostara – Southern Hemisphere

This festival is named after the Anglo-Saxon Goddess Eostre, also known in Old German as Ostara. Little is known about this Goddess except that Her festival was celebrated at the Spring Equinox. She was a Goddess of Fertility and was connected with hares and eggs. She may have been a Goddess of the Dawn. She may also be connected with the Greek Eos and the Roman Aurora, both Dawn Goddesses, and with the Babylonian Ishtar and Phoenician Astarte, both who are Love Goddesses.

The Spring Equinox is a time both of fertility and new life, and of balance and harmony. Light and dark are here in balance, but the light is growing…

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