Rituals

Smudging – Like this you can cleanse your house energetically

Smudging is not only for the twelve nights of Christmas. Actually, smudging your home should be done regularly, just like vacuuming. The vacuum cleaner removes the material dirt and smudging the energetic dirt. Smudging banishes unwanted energies from the house. I deliberately do not say ‘negative energies’. There are no negative energies. Dust is a …

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Ostara – Celtic spring beginning on 21st March

Names Ostarûn, Eostre, Eostra, Eostar, Eostrae, Estre, Eastre, Osteria, Ostar, spring equinox, Easter, resurrection, vernal equinox Importance in the Wheel of the year Beginning of spring, beginning of the growing period Symbols egg, rabbit, ladybird, birch Colours Everything colourful (light pastel) Stones fluorite, agate, jade Keywords growing, thriving, new beginnings, fertility The origin of Ostara …

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Imbolc – Celtic Festival of Lights on 2nd of February

Names Imbolc / / Bridig / Light Festival / Oilmelc / Candle Festival Importance in the Wheel of the year Beginning of the growing season Symbols straw dolls, straw cross (Brigid’s cross), candle, milk Colours white, light yellow, light green, light pink Stones Amethyst, Turquoise Keywords awakening, renewal, purification, plans Why are we celebrating Imbolc? …

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Celtic Wheel of the Year

Shamanism was and is practised worldwide. Its roots can be found in many traditions and peoples around the globe. I was born in Austria and therefore feel connected to the traditions of Celtic shamanism. With my family, I celebrate the festivals of the Celtic Wheel of the year and also the Hindu holidays (My husband …

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