Imbolc, which means “in the belly” or “ewe’s milk”, is the day that marks the incoming Spring. Symbolically it marks the halfway point between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox and celebrates the rebirth of the sun as the days get longer. Traditionally it is a Northern Hemisphere Gaelic festival which falls on the 1st of February and […]Hekate Devotion: Imbolc
As always, I really enjoy Setjataset’s blog posts.
This year in the Southern Hemisphere calendar Imbolc (which I call The Quickening) falls on Tuesday the 8th of August at 4.21am.
I’m going to try to hunt out Southern Hemisphere specific posts about Imbolc/The Quickening.
If you have read one or written one, feel free to drop a link in the comments!
My other blog posts pertinent to the Quickening
- Imbolc/The Quickening (Southern Hemisphere)
- Imbolc The Quickening Lughnasadh Lammas Sacred Moment Reflection (2018)
- Wattle you be doing on National Wattle Day? (2018)
- Sacred Moments: Solstices, Equinoxes, Festivals, Moon Phases (2018)
My other blog posts in this Sacred Moment series
- Winter Solstice (Southern Hemisphere)
- Samhain (Southern Hemisphere)
- Autumn Equinox (Southern Hemisphere)
- Spring Equinox (Southern Hemisphere)
Other (older) blog posts about Imbolc/The Quickening: a deeper dive
- Imbolc in Southern Hemisphere ~ Lammas in Northern Hemisphere
- Imbolc – Hekate Devotion
- Imbolc/Candlemas February 1-2
- IMBOLC: SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE
- What is Imbolc
- Imbolc Rituals and Traditions
- How to Celebrate Imbolc: The Festival of Brigid
- Imbolc| Order of Bards, Ovates & Druids
- Imbolc In The Reclaiming Tradition
- Imbolc ~ Southern Hemisphere
- Imbolc in the Southern Hemisphere
Australian Festivals: A Quick Reference Guide
It can be difficult in Australia to find resources that address the Southern Hemisphere or Australia. Here are some starting resources that I myself have: