Tag Archives: Beltaine

Samhain/Beltaine @ EarthGaia May 2022 C.E.

In our orbit around Mother Sun, our everyday sacred journey[i], Earth’s tilt moves us into the Seasons of Samhain and Beltaine, as they are named in Old European traditions. It is the cross-quarter Moment between Equinox and Solstice: that is, in the Southern Hemisphere between Autumn Equinox and the Winter Solstice, and in the Northern […]

Beltaine/Samhain @ EarthGaia November 2021

As our planet Earth, and we Her inhabitants, orbit Mother Sun in our everyday sacred journey[1], we move into the Seasonal Moment of Beltaine/Samhain (as it is named in Western Indigenous tradition). It is the cross-quarter transition between Equinox and Solstice: that is, into High Spring towards the Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, and […]

Samhain/Beltaine Moment @ EarthGaia May 2021

As our planet Earth, and we Her inhabitants, orbit Mother Sun in our everyday sacred journey[i], we move into the Seasonal Moment of Samhain/Beltaine, the cross-quarter between Equinox and Solstice: that is, in the Southern Hemisphere into Deep Autumn towards the Winter Solstice, and in the Northern Hemisphere into High Spring towards the Summer Solstice. […]

Beltaine/Samhain @ EarthGaia November 2020 C.E.

As our planet Earth, and we Her inhabitants, orbit Mother Sun in our everyday sacred journey[1], we move into the Seasonal Moment of Beltaine/Samhain (as it is described in Western indigenous tradition), the cross-quarter transition between Equinox and Solstice: that is, into High Spring towards the Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, and into Deep […]

Samhain/Beltaine Moment @ EarthGaia May 2020

As our planet Earth, and we Her inhabitants, orbit Mother Sun in our everyday sacred journey[1], we move into the Seasonal Moment of Samhain/Beltaine, the cross-quarter between Equinox and Solstice: that is, into Deep Autumn towards the Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, and into High Spring towards the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. The […]

Beltaine/Samhain Moment @ EarthGaia

In our everyday sacred journey around Mother Sun – the “Turas”[i]of our planet Earth – our orbit moves us into the Seasonal Moment of Beltaine/Samhain: the cross-quarter Moment/Season between Equinox (Spring S.H./Autumn N.H.) and Solstice (Summer S.H./Winter N.H.): that Moment will be at is 17:14 “Universal Time” on the 7th November … that’s November 8th 3:14 AEDT Australia […]

The Elemental Sensuousness of the Present Moment

As Beltaine Season comes around, it may be a time for remembering the sensuousness of the present moment, and our deep desire for this sensuousness. Deep within every present moment is the ever-present ‘glue’ that holds all things in form, that unites the Cosmos. If it were not present in every moment then we would […]

Samhain/Beltaine Moment @ EarthGaia May 2019

At this time, as our planet Earth, and we Her inhabitants, orbit Mother Sun in our everyday sacred journey[1], we move into the Seasonal Moment of Samhain/Beltaine: the cross-quarter between Equinox and Solstice – into Deep Autumn towards the Winter Solstice/Gateway in the Southern Hemisphere, and into High Spring towards the Summer Solstice/Gateway in the […]

Beltaine/Samhain Moment @ EarthGaia

On November 7th at 11:18 UT EarthGaia, our Planet, crosses the midpoint in Her orbit between an Equinox and Solstice. In the Southern Hemisphere it is the Season of Beltaine/High Spring – in the lightest quarter of the year, moving into Summer. In the Northern Hemisphere it is the Season of Samhain/Deep Autumn – in the darkest […]

Samhain/Beltaine Moment @ EarthGaia May 2018

In our everyday sacred journey around Mother Sun – the “Turas”[i] of our Planet Earth – our orbit is moving us towards the Seasonal Moment of Samhain/Beltaine: the cross-quarter between Equinox and Solstice – further into Autumn towards Winter in the Southern Hemisphere, and further into Spring towards Summer in the Northern Hemisphere. The Moment […]

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