Element: Air

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Classic Symbol 

Angels: Michael, Raphael

Animal: Albatross, Condor, Eagle, Falcon, Firefly, Gazelle, Hawk, Seagull

Celebrations: Ostara

Chakras: Crown, Heart, Throat

Colors: Blue (light), Gray, Lavender, Pink, Red, Silver, White, Yellow (bright, light)

Direction: East

Goddesses: Amaterasu, Athena, Arianrhod, Hera, Nut, Phoebe

Gods: Hermes, Khnum, Mimir, Mercury, Quetzalcoatl, Thoth, Zeus

Magical: Dragon, Elves, Fairies, Pixies, Sphinx, Sylphs, Thunderbird

Minerals: Agate (tree), Aluminum, Ametrine, Angel Wing, Angelite, Aragonite, Aventurine, Blue Lace Agate, Celestite, Chrysoberyl, Desert Rose, Jingle, Mercury, Moldovite, Opal, Quartz (clear), Sodalite, Sphene, Staurolite, Tin, Topaz (blue), Tourmaline (blue)

Number: 5

Ogham: Onn

Plants: Agrimony, Anemone, Anise, Bamboo, Bergamot, Bittersweet, Borage, Broom, Clover, Comfrey, Dandelion, Eyebright, Fern, Frankincense, Goldenrod, Horehound, Ivy, Lavender, Lily of the Valley, Marjoram, Marigold, Meadowsweet, Mistletoe, Mugwort, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Peppermint, Primrose, Reed, Sage, Sandalwood, Spearmint, Star Anise, Thyme, Vervain, Violet, Wormwood, Yarrow

Principle: To Know

Ritual Tools: Athame, Incense, Sword

Runes: Beorc, Hagal, Thorn

Seasons: Spring

Sense: Smell

Tarot: Fool, Swords, Wands

Time of Day: Dawn

Trees: Acacia, Alder, Apple, Ash, Aspen, Cedar, Chestnut, Elder, Elm, Fir, Hawthorn, Hazel, Holly, Horse Chestnut, Laurel, Linden, Maple, Mesquite, Oak, Olive, Palm, Pine, Sycamore, Walnut, Yew

Zodiac: Aquarius, Gemini, Libra

Issues, Intentions, & Powers: Acceptance, Action, Astral Realm, Beginnings, Business, Clairvoyance, Clarity, Communication, Concentration/Focus, Consecrate/Bless, Creativity, Divination, Enchantment, Energy, Enlightenment, Fairness, Freedom, Harmony, Healing, Imagination, Inspiration, Intelligence, Intuition, Justice, Knowledge, Learning, Life, Light, Loss, Magic (animal, dragon), Memory/Memories, the Mind, Money, Motivation, Order/Organize, Power, Protection, Psychic Ability, Purification, Relationships, Release, the Senses (Smell), Shamanic Work, Spirits, Spirituality, Travel, Visions, Weather (General, Lightning Storms), Willpower, Wisdom

Air Meditation Exercise

– Alfrún

Seasons: Spring

Animal: Antelope, Badger, Bear, Bobcat, Chickadee, Crane, Cuckoo, Deer, Duck, Frog, Goat (kid), Grosbeak, Heron, Lion, Opossum, Oriole, Otter, Partridge, Prairie Dog, Quail, Rabbit, Raccoon, Robin, Sheep (lamb, ram), Starling, Turkey, Waxwing, Wren

Celebrations: Ostara, Beltane

Days: March 20th or 21st – June 20th – 22nd (depending on the year) 

Direction: East, Southeast

Elements: Air 

Goddesses: Flora, Ishtar, Kore, Maia, Ostara, Venus

Gods: Byelobog, Hermes, Mars

Minerals: Amethyst, Chrysoberyl, Emerald, Peridot, Spinel (red)

Tarot: Swords 

Zodiac: Aries, Taurus

Issues, Intentions, & Powers: Activate/Awaken, Beauty, Beginnings, Calm,  Fertility, Gentleness, Healing, Hope, Increase, Innocence, Life, Light, Magic (dragon), Purification, Rebirth/Renewal, Youth

– Alfrún

Celebrations: Ostara

The spring/vernal equinox, in Germanic traditions often called Ostara, inaugurates the new year on the Zodiacal calendar. From this point on, days are longer than the nights. Many mythologies regard this as the time of rebirth or return for vegetation gods (e.g. Attis) and celebrate the spring equinox as a time of great fertility. Continue reading

Celebrations: Imbolc

Imbolc or Imbolg (pronounced i-molg ), also called (Saint) Brigid’s Day, is a Gaelic festival marking the beginning of spring. Most commonly it is held on 1 February, or about halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox. Historically, it was widely observed throughout Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man. It is one of the four Gaelic seasonal festivals—along with Beltane, Lughnasadh and Samhain. Christians observe it as the feast day of Saint Brigid, especially in Ireland. Continue reading