moon phases
moon phases
Autumn Equinox
September 21st to 23rd

Traditions of Mabon
Traditionally used as a second celebration of the harvest to mark the completion of a successful harvest and to pay Homage to the Great horned God.

Many Wiccans dedicate this rite to the Goddess Persephone and her descent into the underworld at the hands of Hades, Goddess Demeter was so upset at the abduction of her daughter that she caused the trees, leaves and flowers to wither and die..

A countryside ramble collecting seasonal plant produce and seeds, for your magical kitchen and work is a common tradition at this time.

Rites at Mabon
Alter decorated with Acorns, oak sprigs, pine cones, corn, wheat, fruit and nuts, fresh and dried flowers.

Feast at Mabon
Fruit wines and freshly made ciders are a very good accompaniment to this feast, Many types of seasonal fruit and vegetables are consumed at this time as well as breads and cakes. Good quality beef or a game bird is a nice idea for a full meal.

Correspondence for Mabon

Amaranth, Arbutus, Aster, Banana, Barley, Blackberry, Borage, Bromeliad, Carrot,
Chrysanthemum, Clove, Clover, Coltsfoot, Cowbine, Cuckoo-Flower, Daffodil, Daisy, Deerstongue, Dodder, Dogbane, Dutchman's Breeches, Elderflower, Elecampane, Euphorbium, Flax, Fleabane, Fuzzy Weed, Ginger, Ginseng, Goat's Rue, Gorse, Gourd, Grass, Groundsel, Gum Ammoniac, Heather, Hellebore, Hemlock, Hibiscus, Honeysuckle, Horehound, Houndstongue, Hyssop, Indian Paint Brush, Jasmine, Kcalb's Cross, Lady's Slipper, Leek, Lemon Verbena, Life Everlasting, Lilly of the Valley, Lotus, Male Fern, Marigold, Mint, Mugwort, Nutmeg, Onion, Papaya, Papyrus, Passion Flower, Patchouli, Pecan, Periwinkle, Persimmon, Plumeria, Poppy, Ragwort, Raspberry, Rose, Saffron, Sage, Savory, Slippery Elm, Sloe, Solomon's Seal, Spiderwort, Wolfsbane, Yellow Evening Primrose.
Clove, Honeysuckle, Jasmine, Juniper, Lemon Verbena, Lime, Mint, Nutmeg, Patchouli, Pepper, Pine, Sage.

Apple, Apricot, Birch, Chestnut, Elm, Hops, Juniper, Lemon, Lime, Maidenhair, Oak, Pine, Plum, Sandalwood, Winters Bark, Witch Hazel.

Alum, Amazonite, Amethyst, Angelite, Calcite-Pink, Chrysoprase, Dumortierite, Jasper-Brown, Jasper-Mottled, Kunzite, Kyanite, Pearl, Quartz, Ruby, Salt, Sapphire, Serpentine, Sugilite, Tourmaline-Watermelon.

Brass, Gold, Mercury, Meteorite, Silver, Steel.

Associated Colours
Brown, Orange, Yellow.

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