• Wheel of the year

    What is Lughnasadh

    This post explores what Lughnasadh is, looking at its history and how that relates to us today. Lughnasadh is also known as Lammas and is the first of three harvest festivals on the wheel of the year. It normally occurs on or around August 1st each year in the Northern hemisphere.  Lughnasadh history Lughnasadh has been celebrated in some shape or form for centuries. This modern Pagan celebration in the wheel of the year takes its origins from the Celtics. Some say that it is named after the sun god Lugh as Lugh is often celebrated at this time. According to worldhistory.org the name Lugh translates to light and brightness.…