Thursday, August 1st, is a day of celebration for many. It marks the time of Lammas and Lughnasadh, the celebration of the early harvest, and the Celtic god, Lugh (respectively). To the pagans among us, Lammas is the first of three yearly harvest festivals. The second celebration falls on Mabon (September 22nd), also known as the Autumnal Equinox. The third falls on Samhain (pronounced sow-wen), which is known most commonly by the moniker of Halloween (October 31st).
("The Harvesters"; Artist: Pieter Bruegel, c. 1565)
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