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Wiccan Wheel Holidays - Samhain

The Wiccan Year - Samhain

The wheel is an annual cycle of seasonal festivals and of the God and Goddess.

October 31 - One of the four Greater Sabbats

(Hallow-eve, The New Year)

This festival is a time to celebrate the lives of those who have passed on, it’s a time to pay respects to ancestors, family members, elders of the faith, friends, pets, and other loved ones who have died.

This is the time when the Goddess gives the reins to the God. During this time the God will stand at the gates between the worlds.

The veil is very thin during Samhain. The past year is dying. Now we look forward to its rebirth.

Colors for Samhain are black, red and orange.

Simple Samhain Ritual by Crystal Le Fay

Supplies: For each person participating

· 1 black candle, 1 orange candle, Handful of White Sage and Mugwort, Fall or Halloween Décor, Fire Proof Container, A piece of Pumpkin Pie, A glass of milk, cider or dark colored juice, Bell

Ritual - Let go of the Old, Welcome the New

1. Set up altar and cast your circle.

2. Face your altar, take in 3 deep breaths.