Read Beltane: Rituals, Recipes & Lore for May Day Online Free - Llewellyn’s Sabbat Essentials series explores the old and new ways of celebrating the seasonal rites that are the cornerstones in the witch’s year. A well-rounded introduction to Beltane, this attractive book features rituals, recipes, lore, and correspondences. It includes hands-on information for modern celebrations, spells and divination, recipes and crafts, invocations and prayers, and more! In agricultural societies, Beltane marked the start of the summer season. We all have something we want to harvest by the end of the year—plans we are determined to realize. Beltane is the time to put our plans into action, and this book will show you how.
|Title||:||Beltane: Rituals, Recipes & Lore for May Day|
|Number of Pages||:||240 pages|
December 23, 2014
Part of Llewellyn’s Sabbat Essentials series, Beltane focuses on the initial summer festival. First, however, you must slog your way through a general history of the wheel of the year and how this wheel effects modern neo-pagans throughout the year and the differences between the Northern and Sou...
May 21, 2015
The second book in Llewellyn's Sabbat Essentials series is Beltane by Melanie Marquis. Beltane is generally thought of as the first day of summer on the pagan calendar. Like the first book, this book is in a very easy navigate format, with just six simple chapters: Old Ways, New Ways, Spells &...
March 06, 2015
I thought this was an interesting book to learn more about the celebration of Beltane. I'm not a witch but have always found some of the practices and celebrations fascinating. As a Catholic, I enjoyed seeing the similarities in the customs of May Day. May is the month of Mary in the church and w...
March 12, 2018
Read this mostly for the recipes and crafts, but found some other interesting bits along the way.
January 14, 2015
This review can also be read at Witch, Wine & Words.
This book was provided to me by the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
This is another book published by Llewellyn that I'll have to go back and make notes on. Everything was very clearly explained, and it'd be diff...
November 17, 2014
Ostara Rituals Recipes Lore for the Spring Equinox Paperback and Beltane Rituals Recipes and Lore for May Day are part of Llewellyn Publications new Sabbat Essentials series. They are the Martha Stewart of sabbat books, containing histories, modern celebrations, ritual ideas, divinations and spel...
May 08, 2016
As a complete newbie to nature based religion, this little book proved quite helpful. I enjoyed the history of how Beltane was celebrated contrasted with the way it is enjoyed now. As I have read a few of these I love the craft section and always set out to do one or two with my children.
March 25, 2015
Need to be reviewed.
March 30, 2016
LOVE Beltane, did not enjoy this. =/
April 30, 2017
LOVED this one. Looking forward to lughnasadh by the same author.