The Norse Wheel of the Year: The Norse Calendar & Holidays
Pagan Holidays & Celebrations

The Norse Wheel of the Year: The Norse Calendar & Holidays

Have you ever asked yourself if there is anything such as “the Norse wheel of the year”? or what the Viking calendar looked like? Unlike our modern Gregorian calendar, the year was divided into two seasons only: Summer and Winter. Although the Sun had a pretty important role in their lives, Vikings used the moon phases to keep track of time…

5 DIY Yule Decor and Gift Ideas
Pagan Holidays & Celebrations

5 DIY Yule Decor and Gift Ideas

Many of the popular holidays celebrated nowadays have their roots on different Pagan holidays and celebrations. As Christmas gets closer, it is a good time to learn more about the Pagan origins of this popular celebration. There are two main Pre-Christian celebrations that are believed to be the predecessors of Christmas: the Roman holiday of…

Lughnasadh: The First Harvest of the Year
Pagan Holidays & Celebrations

Lughnasadh: The First Harvest of the Year

Lughnasadh, Lughnasa or Lammas is one of the eight Celtic holidays and the last of the Summer. In the Northern Hemisphere, it’s celebrated on the 1st of August of the Gregorian Calendar or on the full moon next to this date, as in the Celtic calendar, where the phases of the moon were very important….