Pagan calendar


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Pagan Calendar - Fire Festivals Calendar

SH-Beltane Eve

Summary

SH-Beltane Eve

Calendar

Fire Festivals

Date

Oct 31 Every year

Description

Since the Celtic year was based on both lunar and solar cycles, it is most likely that the holiday would be celebrated on the full moon nearest the midpoint between the vernal equinox and the summer solstice (near may 5th). the beginning of the pastoral summer season when the herds of livestock were driven out to summer pastures and mountain grazing lands

References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beltane


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