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Beltane



Also known as: Bealtaine; May Day; Walpurgisnacht; Rudemas; May Eve; Floralia; The Great Rite; Giamonios; Bhealltainn



Beltane, which falls on April 30th or May 1st, is the festival where the young God ventures into manhood. He and the Goddess join together to produce the abundance of nature. The two are united as twin halves of a whole. They are dual reflections of the power behind the universe that can never be separated.


Symbols: Eggs; Flowers; Chalice; May Pole; Butterchurn; Chaplet; Baskets; Crossroads
Colors: Red; Green; White; Yellow


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