Friday, September 5, 2014

Walpurgisnacht















April 30, the eve of May Day, believed to be the witches' Sabbath. This night is the time when the boundary between our world and that of the spirits is weak. Much like Samhain, six months later, Walpurgisnacht is a time to communicate with the spirit world and the fae. Bonfires are traditionally lit to keep away malevolent spirits or those who might do us mischief.

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2 comments:

girl6 said...

aw!..makes me sad tho, for the real witches, the everrrrryday contemporary ones, the ones that are always there. :(

it's to be expected i guess, with people not understanding.

Jay's Shadow said...

I remember reading about this before. I bet it is a sight to be seen.

I need the first pic framed and hanging on my wall.