Tag: Lughnasadh

Lughnasadh or Lammas August 1st
Myth and Magic

Lughnasadh or Lammas August 1st

Welcome to my Tarot Blog | August 1st is the celebration of Lughnasadh in the Pagan wheel of the year. Also known as Lammas, or First Harvest, the name of this festival – Lughnasadh – is Irish Gaelic for “Commemoration of Lugh”. Lughnasadh marks the beginning of the noticeable descent […]

Lammas or Lughnasadh – First Harvest Celebrations
Myth and Magic

Lammas or Lughnasadh – First Harvest Celebrations

August 1st sees the Wheel of The Year turn to harvest time (almost!) Lammas,¬†from the¬†Anglo-Saxon hlaf-mas, (loaf-mass), refers to the First Harvest. In the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle it is called ‘the feast of first fruits’. In past times, in many parts of England, tenants were bound to present freshly harvested wheat […]