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If you have ever wondered how to celebrate Imbolc, these posts will have all of the information you need.
Imbolc is a Gaelic festival celebrated in Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man on February 1. Imbolc marks the halfway point of winter and the beginning of spring.
It is one of the four Gaelic seasonal festivals, along with Beltane (May 1), Lughnasadh (August 1) and Samhain (November 1).
The festival is one of the major festivals of modern Wicca and is sometimes referred to as Oimelc.
What Is Imbolc?
Imbolc historically marks the beginning of spring, when the early-season lambs were born. It is celebrated on the first of February, or about halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox.
These posts will have all of the spells and correspondences you need to know to celebrate Imbolc authentically.
Imbolc Round Up
Imbolc is nearly here, and these posts are full of Imbolc spells, correspondences, decor ideas, and more. Imbolc is a lovely time to celebrate the turn of the year, and an excellent time to start fresh. This collection of posts will cover all the details you need for a magical Imbolc celebration.
Use this Imbolc candle blessing spell to send good energy to your loved ones and yourself. The Imbolc holiday is traditionally celebrated by making home-made gifts for family and friends. Bless those gifts with this spell!
Imbolc usually means that new plans are made, and new ideas are “planted”- sorry, I had to. We take a long, hard look at where our lives are and become remarkably introspective. We can look at our goals and resolutions, if we dare, and see if we need to get back on track.
Altars are an important part of many witches’ lives, as they serve as a sacred space to gather and practice magick. Altars can be incredibly simple or beautifully elaborate, they can be indoor or outdoor, and they can consist of anything that is spiritual and symbolic to you.
Imbolc rituals should be personal and attuned with nature around you. These ideas are just general guidelines for this sabbath’s energies. You can twist them and make them into your personal experience that will suit your needs, feelings, and energy during that time of the year.
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