Autumn Equinox: Sep 21 - 23. Second festival of the season of harvest (Second Harvest) and the point of the year when once again day and night are equal. The Druids call this celebration, Mea'n Fo'mhair, and honour The Green Man, the God of the Forest, by offering libations to the trees. The Welsh know this time as 'Alban Elfed', meaning 'light of autumn'. References to the Welsh god Mabon ap Mydron (Mabon, Son of Modron, or ‘Great Son of the Great Mother’) date back well over a thousand…
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Incense: Pine, sage, sweetgrass or myrrh. Herbs: Rue, yarrow, rosemary, marigold, sage, walnut leaves and husks, mistletoe, saffron, oat leaves, apple Mabon marks the middle of harvest, it is a time of equal day and equal night, and for the moment nature is in balance. It is a time to reap what you have sown, of giving thanks for the harvest and the bounty the Earth provides. Time for finishing up old projects and plans and planting the seeds for new enterprises or a change in lifestyle.