06 Ways To Relish In Beautiful Beltane
I feel there is an incandescent entrance of life awakening here at this time, as we approach Beltane on 31 October here in the Southern Hemisphere. The world of Beltane was known as a fire festival, bringing fertility and love upon the earth.
This time of the year reminds me of the connection that we have with our ancestors and with the earth. By carrying my son in my womb I was reminded of how my mother carried me in hers, and how hers carried her, and so it goes. There is an entrance and portal within a woman’s womb which gives space for life to rise. This womb carry’s the space for all of life to unfold, it is in the womb that we also hold the connection to what is and what was. Through the womb we are gifted life, but the woman’s womb is not always open to
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Including the element of fire in your rituals and festival activities can aid in the authentic ancient way to celebrate this festival.
06 Rituals to celebrate beautiful Beltane.
01. Harmonise your feminine and masculine energy
This spirit of this holiday makes it a perfect time to
02. Create May baskets
Filling a cane basket with fresh flowers from your garden, and taking the time to make some delicious homemade sweets is a wonderful way to bring a welcoming presence to your home. Leave the baskets anonymously at your door for visitors to enjoy.
03. Create a Beltane altar
Create your Beltane altar with beautiful green fabrics, decorating it with lilac, May blossoms, fresh flowers
04. Create a flower crown
Craft a flower crown. Ivy can be worn on the head and
05. Birth a new (or old) dream
Give birth to a new project or dream you’ve always wanted to pursue. Make the time and space to claim what you want to bring into your life, and how you will make it happen. Writing your dream on a piece of paper, once finished take the paper and place in a wish box with any other special items such as crystals, flowers, and symbols that you feel will all infuse your dream with positive affirming energy. Then take the box and either place it in your garden (you can burry it) or leave it visible, or place your wish box on your wind ledge.
06. Celebrate outdoors
If you can, celebrate Beltane outdoors, you may even want to create an outdoor altar. There is no better time to honour the fairy folk that may be living in your garden. The charm of creating an outdoor altar is preferable, however if that is not possible to you, you may want to bring some pot plants inside, or purchase some new indoor plants for the festival. In the outdoor space that you create you can feast, dance and sing.
Beltane herbs, flowers and trees for magical work:
Roses, Ivy, Frankincense, Myrtle, Willow.
Enjoying Beltane is about life, love and the flourishing of our soul. If you feel called, take some days