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Lughnassadh (August 1)
This sabbat marks the begining of the harvest.
It is the festival of first fruits.
Lughnassadh is sacred to the Mother Goddess as
the Lady of the Harvest.
It is also called Lammas, First Fruits, and Bron Trograine.

Symbols of Lughnasadh

Colors
red, orange, golden yellow, green, light brown, gold, bronze, gray

Gemstones
aventurine, citrine, peridot, sardonyx, yellow diamondsand citrine

Decorations
corn, cornucopias, red, yellow flowers, sheaves of grain (wheat, barley, oats), first fruits/vegetables of garden labor, corn dollies, baskets of bread, spear, cauldron, sickle, scythe, threshing tools, sacred loaf of bread, harvested herbs, bonfires, bilberries, God figures made of bread or cookie dough, phallic symbols

Foods
loaves of homemade wheat, oat, & corn bread, barley cakes, corn, potatoes, summer squash, nuts, acorns, wild berries (any type), apples, rice, pears, berry pies, elderberry wine, crab apples, mead, crab, blackberries, meadowsweet tea, grapes, cider, beer

Herbs
grain, acacia, heather, ginseng, sloe, cornstalks, cyclamen, fenugreek, aloes, frankincense, sunflower, hollyhock, oak leaf, wheat,myrtle

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Shrine keeper Rev Gigi
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