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Beltane: Northern Hemisphere

Northern Hemisphere Beltane The date for the Northern Hemispheric Beltane is April 30 and is followed by ‘May Day’ on May 1st. The climax of Spring! Beltane is the peak of Spring, a celebration of fertility. In ancient times it was the Beltane Rites that reconnected each year the King to the Goddess, the masculine to the feminine….

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Imbolc: Northern Hemisphere

About the season….. Spring. At Imbolc (which means Ewe’s Milk), or also known as Candlemas, it is the time of metaphoric rebirth. The traditional day is February 2nd. At Imbolc we see, feel and hear the beginning signs of Spring. Winter is over, Spring cometh. It may well still be very cold but the energy has shifted….

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Lammas: Southern Hemisphere

About the season… Autumn. Lammas or Lugnasadh is the first of the three harvest festivals.  At Lammas the fruits of the Summer are ready, and it’s a time to celebrate the bounty of life. When Lammas comes, around February 2, Summer is over and Autumn begins. The days still seem long, but they are getting…

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Seasons Greetings 2016

Seasons Greetings to you All, Solstice time, Summer Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, Litha and Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, Yule. Firstly Im so excited to let you know about something new that I’m offering….The Shamanic Womancraft Online Learning Series! To start with – Connecting with your Power Animal e-course, and there will be many…

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Beltane: Southern Hemisphere

Kookaburra on a May Pole! Southern Hemisphere Beltane The date for the Southern Hemispheric Beltane is October 31st and ‘May Day’ is November 1st. The climax of Spring! Beltane is the peak of Spring, a celebration of fertility. In ancient times it was the Beltane Rites that reconnected each year the King to the Goddess, the masculine…

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Minmia Blog Series 2 (cont): On Placenta

ON PLACENTA There’s a lot to be said about placentas, ‘mother cakes’, ‘Tree of Life’, ‘grandmothers’….. Lotus Birth Eating your placenta  Placental encapsulation Making a homeopathic remedy from placentaWatch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download Making a tincture from placenta ….and how they are born, by what measures and when. …. In other words,…

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Minmia Blog Series 2: Getting the Birth Ceremony Right

Minmia Blog Series 2 This blog is primarily about the Indigenous wisdom of the spiritual bioenergetics of placenta – a teaching of this land and every land, that holds within it pure evidence of the interconnectedness of everything and our symbiotic and reciprocal relationship with the Earth. It is both simple and obvious, and is…

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Welcome to JaneHardwickeCollings.com

Season’s Greetings to you All…   Solstice time June 2016 I am changing, again, the format of my seasonal newsletters, I looked back to see how many changes there have been since I started sending them out in 2008, and I got very distracted and lost count! This new version will be as a blog…

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