Explore the eight seasonal festivals of the Wheel of the Year: Samhain, Mabon, Yule, Imbolc, Ostara, Beltane, Midsummer, and Lammas. See the RITUALS topic for formal sabbat rituals.
Guided Meditation for Samhain - Sacrifice
Guided meditations permit a fantasy state in which visions are possible. This guided meditation puts you in the viewpoint of the Lord at Samhain, which is the third and final harvest of the year in which he gives his own life in sacrifice to ensure the abundance of next year’s crops.
How to Decorate Your Samhain Altar
Whether you have one Samhain altar or several, the ways to decorate it are numerous. Your altar can be large or small. As you look ahead to the approach of Samhain, you might want to create an altar in advance based on the following lists of suggestions.
How to Plan Your Samhain Party
Though Samhain is a deeply spiritual and contemplative time for Wiccans, it also marks the new year and is a great time for a party. Here is a sample plan for a house party that you can adapt to your own circumstances to make your Samhain gathering a night to remember.
Samhain Supper Recipes
Samhain is the doorway into winter when we pagans and Wiccans gather to remember our ancestors, to take stock of the old year, and to welcome the new year. On Samhain night, you want to serve a hearty, warm meal with a light and spicy dessert to follow.
Solitary Samhain Activities Wicca Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Wicca Site Map
If you celebrate Samhain alone, the occasion will be more contemplative than at a party. But nothing can engage your belief in the magic of the season as strongly as your own solitary celebration with no distractions as you experience a sabbat that you have tailored exactly to your own tastes.
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