Litha Celebrations

Midsummer (Litha) Celebrations

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Traditionally, there is a golden/yellow altar cloth; fresh spring water; red sun God candle and green Earth goddess candle; fresh garden fruits and vegetables and juices; incense made of June flours (roses).

Midsummer: Litha

Litha, is the Midsummer (Summer) solistice celebrated by Pagans, Wiccans, and may other paths and traditions throughout the world. It is a solar Holiday; a Wiccan sabbat..

At Midsummer, the Sun shines the longest. Some call it the Festival of Litha (an Anglo-Saxon name for the month of June. Especially among the mariner nations; peoples who sail the seas and oceans. Among those peoples, at this time of year – in the month of June – the month of Litha; the seas and oceans are “gentle or navigable” due to the calm, gentle breezes. The Breton people have a popular song to that effect, in which it is sang: the sky is pure and nice!

Traditional: golden/yellow altar cloth; fresh spring water; red sun God candle and green Earth goddess candle; fresh garden fruits and vegetables and juices; incense made of June flours (roses).

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