Formerly Sextilis (sixth month in the Roman calendar); re-named in 8 BC for Augustus Caesar
Festival of Ceres
Lammas-the festival of the first grain harvest sacred to Odin and Frigg in the Norse tradition celebrated by offering the first fruits of the grain harvest and prayers for sustenance for all.
Lughnasadh-Celtic/Irish Feast of Goddess Tailtiu and God Lugh (Deities of Life and Light), celebrating the grain harvest.
Day of the Dryads
of Aphrodite and Eros-Day to honor love and passion
Feast of Anahita (Persian Love/Moon Goddess)
Celtic tree month of Tinne ends today.
Feast of Artemis- (Roman Diana/Slavic Diwitsa) - as defender of rights and liberties, and punisher of rapists and oppressors.
Feast of Mary
Zuni Corn Dance--in thanksgiving to Mother Earth, the Kokos (Nature Spirits), and the Corn Maidens for the maize harvest
tree month of Coll begins-which is the hazel tree, which embodies wisdom
and druidic practices. It encompasses regeneration and growth through the
spirit, and the divination of unseen things.
Druid Feast of the Sun,
Elihino(Cherokee Earth-Goddess), Igaehindvo(Cherokee Goddess of the Sun),
Teinne(Tan, Celtic Personification of Holy Fire),
Festival of Thoth,
Month of Ghosts
Consciousness Day-Day to meditate on Mother Earth as a living planet
Breaking of the Nile
goddess month of Kerea ends today.
Games of Lugh
Eve of the Festival of Venus
goddess month of Hesperis begins today.
Druid feast of fire spirits
Festival of Athena Pallas and Zeus- as protectors of city and state.
Oddudua(Santerian Mother Goddess),
Robin Goodfellow(through the 14th),
Lights of Isis-Egyptian festival,
Armenian Grape Festival
The runic half-month of As begins today- The rune As, of the ash tree, symbolizes
stability, with the power of gods at work in the world.
Hecate and Diana
Day of the Burryman
Festival of Arianrod, the great mother goddess, sacred for fertility,
End of the dog days-marks the passing of the hottest portion of the year.
Birth of Isis,
The great Mother Goddess,
Festival of Vesta,
Assumption of St. Mary
First day of Odin's ordeal- the beginning of the nine days during which
Odin,father of the Norse gods,hung on the tree Yggdrasil to secure the knowledge
of runes. 17-25
Festival of Diana,
Second day of Odin's ordeal
Feast of Flowers
Third day of Odin's ordeal,
Vinalia Rustica-the Roman festival sacred to Venus and offered for the ripening of grapes celebrated by offering the first fruits of the grape harvest and prayers for sustenance for all.
Third day of Odin's ordeal
Fourth day of Odin's ordeal
Birth of the White Buffalo (1994), signaling the return of White Buffalo Woman (manifestation of Star Goddess Wohpe) who gave the sacred peace pipe to the Lakota people.
Fifth day of Odin's ordeal
Sixth day of Odin's ordeal
Aedesia-The fifth century philosopher
Nu Kwa (Chinese Goddess of Healing)
Seventh day of Odin's ordeal
Nemesca Festival(Greek Goddess of Fate), Vertumnus(Roman God of the Changing Seasons),
Vulcan(Roman God of Volcanic Eruptions),
Vertumnalia-the Roman festival of the God
Nemesea, sacred to Nemesis, the Greek goddess of fate, relics and the memory of the dead.
Feast of the Furies-honoring Nemesis and the Erinyes, the Old Greek Goddesses who punish murderers, abusers, and exploiters of others.
Eighth day of Odin's ordeal,
Mania-a Roman festival for the manes, the deified spirits of ancestors.
Feast of Osiris- partner and true love of Isis, and father of Horus; guide of all husbands, fathers, and judges.
Festival of Ceres
Final day of Odin's ordeal-discovery of the runes, Odin fell screaming from
the tree Yggdrasil with the knowledge of runes.
Opiconsivia-the festival of the Roman earth deity Ops, Lady of the Cornucopia, Bounty of the Harvest, and Sustainer of Life.
Ilmatar-the festival of the Finnish water mother goddess, who created the
The birth of Isis an Egyptian goddess partner and true love of Osiris, and
mother of Horus; guide of all wives, mothers, healers, advocates, and teachers,
popularly worshipped throughout Greece and Rome as well.
Consus(Roman God of the Grain-Store),
Devaki(Ancient Indian Mother-Goddess),
Festival of Krishna,
Nephthys- Birth Egyptian goddess of death
Sun and Moon
Norse Harvest festival
Opening of the Second World Parliament of Religions (1993), attended by members of all the world's religions. A Global Ethic was adopted that condemns hatred, aggression, oppression, and environmental abuses committed in the name of religion.
Urda, festival of the eldest of the Norns, the fates.
Birth of Hathor,
Augustus-the Roman festival for the emperor
Runic half-month of Rad begins-The rune Rad suggests harnessing energy toward a desired end.
Boedromion Noumenia-Old Greek festival honoring all the Gods and Goddesses.
Festival of Isis and Osiris- marking the return to Egypt of Goddess Isis (as the star of Sept/Sirius) and God Osiris (as the rising Nile River). 8/29-9/11
Charisteria Roman festival for thanksgiving,
Alexandrian new year
Tari Pennu(Indian Earth-Goddess)
Feast of Athena-as protector and defender.
Feast of Greek Deities Aphrodite and Hermes-Day to honor the divine feminine and divine masculine in harmony
Apache Sunrise Dance