Mar 202012

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

Use the navigation area on the left to find crafts and recipes for Ostara.

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 March 20, 2012  Posted by at 11:41 am Celebrations Tagged with: