Spring Equinox, Ostara (Ēostre) & Easter’s Pagan Origins

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In the Northern Hemisphere, the Spring Equinox is most widely known as the first day of Spring, when the nights really begin to lighten and the cold grip of winter finally relinquishes control of the atmosphere. Springtime itself is marked somewhat unwittingly by the planting of daffodils and the growing interest in the Easter season, with chocolate eggs beginning to fill our shelves and sculpted chocolate bunnies becoming everybody’s favourite snack. It’s perhaps the Continue reading “Spring Equinox, Ostara (Ēostre) & Easter’s Pagan Origins”

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