X
OOPS!
VIEW CART
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
ADDED!
VIEW CART
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
OOPS!
MANAGE WISHLISTS
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
ADDED!
CANCEL
(0)
Online Reference For Body, Mind & Spirit

Term: Imbolc

DEFINITION:
February 2 IMBOLC/IMBOLG is the Old Irish name for an ancient Celtic festival occurring at the beginning of February. Imbolc was the second of the four great fire festivals of Celtic religion and under Christian influence was also known as Candlemas. From early times Imbolc was associated with the fire goddess Brighid, and celebrated the approach of spring and the promise of renewal.
SOURCE:  Encyclopedia of Wicca & Witchcraft, by Raven Grimassi
Related Encyclopedia Articles
Imbolg Ritual
Setup The items needed for this ritual include: Six green candles for the altar; Enough candles to place at the perimeter of your circle; A white altar cloth (white is the predominant color to symbolize winter’s hold, with the green candles representing the promise of spring); A chalice with milk ...
READ MORE  
SHARE:    /   PRINT
IN OUR BLOGS
Witches and the Moon
by Anna
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Lisa McSherry, author of the new Witch's Guide to Crafting Your Practice. Witches have long been associated with the Moon in history and lore. It's easy to see why, as the Moon is the primary...
What's New
$25.95 US
  /  
$19.99 US
  /  
$13.95 US
  /  
       
Copyright © 2022 - Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.