Imbolc-Everything you need to know

High Priestess of NYX

Imbloc – February 2nd

Pronounced: EE-Molc

This holiday is also known as Candlemas, or Brigid’s (pronounced BREED) Day. One of the 4 Celtic “Fire Festivals. Commemorates the changing of the Goddess from the Crone to the Maiden. Celebrates the first signs of Spring. Also called “Imbolc” (the old Celtic name).

Candlemas Day is the first of the three fertility festivals (Imbolg, Ostara and Bealtaine). The first of the four Celtic Fire festivals (Imbolg, Bealtaine, Lughnassadh and Samhain). It stands for new growth and new beginnings. The spark of Yule becomes the seed of Imbolg. Ritual tools, particularly metal ones are cleaned and re-consecrated. Thorough house cleaning done, particularly of the hearth and areas where the fire is built. It is also a time to purify your body and soul. Take a bath in lavender, white sage, rosemary and hyssop for example.

This is the seasonal change where the first signs…

View original post 3,314 more words

One thought on “Imbolc-Everything you need to know

  1. Pingback: New Year | Broomsticks & Cauldrons: A magickal journey to the Goddess

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s