Ostara, also known as Eostre, Eostar, and Eostre, celebrates the rebirth of the earth. It occurs at the time as the Spring Equinox (March 20 or 21 in the Northern hemisphere and September 22 or 23 in the Southern hemisphere). It celebrates the return of spring and the balance of light and dark.
There are no ties to ancient customs. It is celebrated by modern Wiccans as one of the lesser sabbaths
Herbs and flowers: jasmine, tansy, lavender, marjoram, sage, thyme, tarragon, lilac, violets, lemon balm, daffodil, jonquil, and tulip
Incense: jasmine, rose, strawberry, tansy, lavender, violets, and lemon balm
Colors: light green, yellow, gold, and pale pink
Gemstones: amethyst, agate, aquamarine, bloodstone, and rose quartz
Decorations: colored and decorated, baby animals, and spring flowers
Foods: seeds, salads, vegetables, spiced wine, fruits, and eggs
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