(on or about June 21) The days of the first harvesting of herbs as the Earth now begins to share her bounty. This time of the longest days is celebrated as a fire festival. The season between the planting and the harvest, June is also the "traditional" month for handfastings and weddings.
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Light and Dark Meet Again at Midsummer
Information on the balance between light and dark for the Summer Solstice/Litha Sabbat.
An article by G. de Purucker, from The Four Sacred Seasons, copyright 1979, by Theosophical University Press.
This page from Mythology's Mything Links opens with an essay on the season by Kathleen Jenks, Ph.D. The rest of the illustrated page offers carefully annotated links to seasonal lore, rituals, and customs.
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