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Ostara (March 20-22)
This sabbat is celebrated at the spring equinox.
This is the high point of the spring season.
It is a festival of dawn and increasing life.
Ostara is sacred to the Young God,
Lord of the rising sun.
Ostara is also known as Eoster, Alban Eilir,
or spring.

Symbols of Ostara

Colors
gold, light green, green, blue, yellow, pink, anything pastel

Gemstones
rose quartz, moonstone, amethyst, aquamarine, bloodstone, red jasper

Decorations
colored eggs, baskets, green clothes, shamrock, equilateral cross, butterfly, cocoons, sprouting plants; violets, lily, spring wildflowers, new clothes, lamb, hare/rabbit

Foods
light foods, fish, maple sugar candies, hot crossed buns, sweet breads, hard boiled eggs, honey cakes, seasonal fruits, milk punch, egg drinks

Herbs
acorns, celandine, tansy,cinquefoil, crocus, daffodil, dogwood, Irish moss, ginger, honeysuckle, iris, jasmine, rose, hyssop, linden, strawberry, voilets

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Shrine keeper Rev Gigi
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