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Sabbats and Other Rituals

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Most Pagans observe a variety of holidays throughout the year with the eight Sabbats, but they also celebrate many other milestones. Learn about different rituals and traditions celebrated within the modern Pagan movement.
  1. The Pagan/Wiccan Calendar
  2. The Eight Sabbats
  3. Life Rituals
  4. Non-Traditional Celebrations
  5. Moon Phase Magic
  1. Sacred Places Around the World
  2. Handfastings
  3. Feasting and Food
  4. Pagan Prayers for All Occasions

The Pagan/Wiccan Calendar

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Looking for holiday dates, moon cycles, or local events and festivals? This is where you'll find all of these and more.

The Eight Sabbats

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Within the Wheel of the Year, there are eight Sabbats typically observed by Wiccans and many Pagans. Learn about different ways to celebrate the Sabbats with rituals, meditations, and crafts.

Life Rituals

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In addition to the eight major Sabbats, many Pagans also hold rituals for other events -- the monthly full moon, birth, death, and weddings. Learn about some of these additional rituals for Pagans.

Non-Traditional Celebrations

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Some Pagans celebrate holidays that are not necessarily religious in nature, but still important to the individual. Let's look at some different approaches people may take to these non-traditional holidays.

Moon Phase Magic

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The lunar cycles are considered highly magical in many Wiccan and Pagan traditions. Learn how you can celebrate the different times of the moon's journey across the sky.

Sacred Places Around the World

There are many sacred place worth honoring, from all around the world. Here are just a few of the sacred sites you may want to visit if you get a chance.

Handfastings

For many Pagans and Wiccans, a handfasting ceremony is a great way to get married. A handfasting typically honors the gods or goddesses of your tradition, and incorporates Wiccan and Pagan elements into the marriage ceremony. In addition, a handfasting can be held by hetero couples, same-sex couples, and even poly groups. Read on for some information about how to make your handfasting an event that you -- and your guests -- will remember for a long time to come!

Feasting and Food

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No Wiccan or Pagan celebration is complete without food! Here's a selection of recipe and cooking ideas to get you started for your Sabbat feasts.

Pagan Prayers for All Occasions

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Pagans and Wiccans pray just like people of other religions. Here's a selection of prayers for just about any occasion.

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