Make your own free website on Tripod.com
Shrine of the Earth Festivals
Bealteinne
Home
Guidelines/Bylaws
Join the Shrine
Samhain
Yule
Imbolc
Ostara
Bealteinne
Midsummer
Lughnassadh
Mabon
Favorite Links
Contact Me

Bealteinne (May 1)
This sabbat marks the begining of the light half of the year.
It is the festival of life.
Bealteinne is also known as Beltane, Kalenda Maia,
Roodmas, and May Day
It is sacred to the great Mother Goddess.

Things associated with Bealtaine

Activities
The May Pole, Hand fasting, Sexual Energy


Foods
Asparagus, barley, butter, cheese, cherries, goat, honey, ice cream, wine, milk, oatmeal, rabbit, and strawberries

Flowers
Bluebells, daisies, dogwood, daffodils, lilacs, marigolds, primrose, snapdragons, rose, and all yellow flowers

Trees
Apple, ash, birch, cedar, elder, grapevine, hawthorn, hemlock, holly, rowan, thorn, willow, and yew

Herbs
Allheal, almond, thistle, broom, chamomile, coriander, curry, jasmine, marjoram, meadowsweet, mint, musk, paprika, peach, rosemary, rue, tansy, vanilla, woodruff, yarrow, and ylang ylang

Stones
Beryl, bloodstones, copper, emerald, garnet, gold, malachite, rose quartz, saphire, and tourmaline

Incense
Angelica, benzoic, frankincense, geranium, lavender, lilac, myrrh, rose, vanilla

Animals
Cats, dove, goats, honeybees, leopards, lynx, Pegasus, rabbit, swallow, and swan

Colors
Green, red, yellow, and white

copywrite 2004 ladyshadowfeather
Shrine keeper Rev Gigi
First degree clergy Correllian Nativist Tradition