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Samhain (November 1)
The begining of the ancient Celtic liturgical year.
The festival of the dead.
It is a time to honor the spirit world.
It is also a festival of the end of the harvest.
Samhain is sacred to the Crone Goddess,
which is were the image of Halloween Witch comes from.

Symbols of Samhain:
The Jack"o"Lantern
The Witches Broom
Black cats
Cauldrens
Tools of Divination
Animal Bones
Pictures of Ancestors
Fall Crops like Pumkins, and Apples

Colors of Samhain - black, and orange.

Herbs, and flowers of Samhain - allspice, broom, comfry, dandelion, dragons blood, catnip, ferns, flax, hazel, heather, mandrake, mugwort, mullein, oak leave or acorn, pumkin, sage, straw, thistle, and wormwood.

Foods Of Samhain Some foods for Samhain - apples, beans, beets, bread, corn, cranberry muffins, gingerbread, grains, hazelnuts, and other nuts, meat dishes. pears, pork, pumkin, red foods, root crops, cider, mulled wine, and herbal teas.

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