Thursday, 18 July 2013

Symbols and Associations for Lammas/Lughnasadh

Symbols and Associations for Lammas/Lughnasadh

Symbols: Scythe, wheat, all grains, Corn Mother, corn dolly, berries, the sun, fire, sun dials, Catherine Wheel, Sirius the dog star.
Gods and Goddesses:  The principal God celebrated at the time of Lammas is the Sun God Lugh from which the name Lughnasadh is derived.  The main Goddess is the Mother goddess Ceres or Demeter.  Other Gods may include Gods: Cernunnos (Celtic), Dagon (Babylonian), Liber (Roman), Llew (Welsh),), Neper (Egyptian), Odin (Norse), Osiris (Egyptian)
Other Goddesses include Alphito (Greek, Bast (Egyptian), Gaia (Greek), Ishtar (Assyro-Babylonian), Isis (Egyptian), Libera (Roman), Rhiannon (Welsh), Robigo (Roman), Tailtiu (Irish)
Crystals for Lughnasadh: Aventurine, citrine, peridot, tiger's eye.
Tiger's eye earrings http://www.astarte-moon.co.uk/shop/

Herbs and Plants: Wheat, corn, golden seal, cornflowers, cornsilk, thyme, rosemary, oregano, meadowseet.

Tree: Alder, Hazel

Foods -Bread, berries, beer, corn, first harvest foods, popcorn, toffees, any grains, outdoor cooking, crab apples, melons, bilberries or fraughans

Colours for Lammas: Orange, Red, Yellow, Indigo.

Animals and Mythical Beings: Griffins, basilisks, roosters, calves, centaurs, phoenix

Incense/Oil: Wood aloes, rose, rose hips, rosemary, chamomile, eucalyptus,  passionflower, frankincense, sandalwood
Angel: Sachiel, archangel of the harvest and abundance.
Do you have any particular symbols that resonate with you? I would love to hear from you.
Lammas blessings to you,
Alison xxx


  1. Another great post! I love the Egyptian Goddess Bast ;o) I am going to a "gemboree" July 31st to August 2nd. I can't wait! I will be so happy around my stones and crystals ;o) Many Blessings ;o)