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Celebrating Mabon, Sept. 23


Mabon falls on September 23 this year, and for many Pagan traditions it is a time of giving thanks for the things we have, whether it is abundant crops or other blessings. Let's get ready to celebrate the second harvest, and the season of the autumn equinox!

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Ten Ways to Celebrate Mabon

Looking for a way to celebrate Mabon, the second harvest Sabbat? Read on for some great ideas for you and your family to observe the autumn equinox.

Setting Up Your Mabon Altar

The time of the autumn equinox is known as Mabon. This is a day to celebrate the second harvest and the balance between dark and light. Here are some ideas for dressing up your altar and sacred space for your Mabon celebrations.

How To Honor the Dark Mother at Mabon

Mabon is a time when the earth is dying a little each day, and as we welcome the harvest, we also realize that the long nights of winter aren't far off. Honor the darker aspects of the Goddess as the autumn equinox arrives.

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Mabon is known as a sabbat of the second harvest - why not gather up your goodies from the garden, and use them on your altar as part of your celebrations?

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