August 15th is Ferragosto here in Italy, and also Assumption Day, the day that Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, was assumed into Heaven. It is an ancient pagan festival combined with a Catholic holiday. #EasyNip.
Equinox, Solstice and Cross Quarter moments, seasonal boundaries for calendar 2014, precise to the minute, for world time zones, spring, summer, fall, winter, Imbolc, Beltaine, Lughnasad, samhain.
* lovely Lady of the Harvest * ~~~~ Virgo ~~~~
LAMAS is traditionally celebrated on August 1 and is a harvest celebration. The Goddess and the Green Man | Lammas
10 Ways to Celebrate Lammas or Lughnasad
The Goddess and the Green Man | Festivals And Sabbats | Lammas Harvest
s i n n e n r a u s c h: [Nachmachtipp] In allen Ähren - Sommerlichter
Although Cerridwen encompasses all aspects of the Mother/Maiden/Crone Triple Goddess, she is most often recognized in her Crone aspect. As the Crone, her cauldron of wisdom, inspiration, rebirth and transformation is said to be the source of all Celtic peoples, who call themselves 'cauldron born.' The pink sow is her sacred animal, and she is associated with grains, vervain, and hens.
Lugnasad: And so the wheel turns...joyful thanks for abundant harvests!
Cernunnos. Pagan Horned God, Green Man Mabon Wiccan Pentacle/ pentagram
Wheel of the Year: Litha Midsummer Summer Solstice Lammas Lughnasad: Acorn and Oak Leaf Pentacle.