Summer Finding

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Summer Finding

  1. (paganism) A festival celebrated in Heathenry which marks the beginning of summer, held on a date between the spring equinox and 1st May.

References[edit]

  • 1985 The Wisdom of the Runes, Michael Howard, Rider & Company, ISBN 0-09 159911 3, page 133.
    Summer Finding.
  • 1989 A Book of Troth, Eldred Thorsson, Llewellyn Publications, ISBN 0-87542-777-4, page 54.
    The tide of the spring fetival, Easter, is rekoned as mentioned above - the first full Moon after the spring equinox, or Summer Finding.
  • 2006 Everything you need to know about Paganism, Selene Silverwind, David & Charles, ISBN -13: 978-0-7153-2486-8, page 104.
    Other names for Summer Finding are Ostara and Easter.