Some of us have just celebrated Halloween and I have received some great greetings! Thanks people! But for me the festival has not yet come!
Most people do not know that due to a calendar reform called the Gregorian reform which came in to operation in England in the 18th Century CE the dates of all the festivals changed from their original days. Some groups of Witches and Pagans still follow the old dates!
As a Traditionalist I celebrate Halloween on one of three dates:
(1). When the Sun is in 15 degrees of Scorpio.
(2) The first full Moon after 1.
(3). November 8th.
Each of these represents a high tide point for a different type of star and earth energy. Each of these dates has a different ritual structure necessary to fully utilize the different energies. This year I am celebrating on November 8th.
So when do you celebrate the festivals and why?
Of course! yellow moon beer is also nice as is the transparent stuff even frothy can be nice but I still like the red stuff best of all although I admit a coctail of all the varieties runs a close second!
The three dates I have given in the post can also be apliedto the other Sabbats in my Traditions thus making a total of 24 possible dates for the yearly cyycle. each of the three possible dates relates to a different type of earth energy and each of the three dates has a different "Ritual Structure".