Sunday, 20 January 2013

Imbolc Traditions

Imbolc is celebrated around the world in many cultures and in different names. All Virgin and Maiden Goddesses are honored at this time as Imbolc is seen as the festival of renewal and growth.

Various names for this festival are: Imbolgc Brigantia (Caledonni), Imbolic (Celtic), Disting (Teutonic, Feb 14th), Lupercus (Strega), St. Bridget's Day (Christian), Candlemas, Candlelaria (Mexican), The Snowdrop Festival, The Festival of Lights, or the Feast of the Virgin.

Imbolc blessings, Alison 

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