Beltane is an ancient pagan fertility festival celebrating the phallus, dancing around the MAYPOLE, AKA dicks in 2021. The Lingham in Hindu, the potent thust of the Green Man, or Pan the Horned or Horny God, consort of the Goddess, who impregnates Her in an ancient Hieros-gamos cross-quarter celebration day of Fire, male sexuality, fertility and fairies.
This SACRED PHALLIC FIRE CELEBRATION Lights the bonfires of passion. This is a very ancient night of celebrating the “Hieros Gamos” or SACRED MARRIAGE between the Goddess and the God, meeting strangers in the fields, or woods to honor fertility and new life with an unknown stranger. Young women who were followers of the Goddess who got pregnant May 1st babies were considered sacred born February 1st at Brigid’s fire festival of Imbolc.
Beltane celebration rituals begin the night of April 30, Walpurgis Night before May 1st, Beltane.
The VEIL BETWEEN THE WORLD’S ARE THINNEST just like at Halloween or Samhain, the energy is the same. The Faery Queen goes out riding in the woods tonight.
This is the night when Maidens would go wander in the woods, as FLORA, the flowers, NATURE SPRUNG newly born, maiden has nothing to do with virginity or marriage as they are simply young, and eager to mate, as they are in touch with natural sexuality, Nature’s rhythms, to give themselves to a stranger in the woods, the Green Man, also called PAN to the Greeks,the Horned Stag, called Cernunnos, in Latin, he is raw male phallic, sexual energy, virile and youthful.
CERNUNNOS the horny man
If a man had been created in the horned God’s image he would be free to be wild, without being cruel, angry without being violent, sexual without being coercive spiritual without being unsexed,and truly able to love.”
– Starhawk, The Spiral Dance
Children conceived this night are considered to be magical and to belong to the realm of FAIRY as in The MISTS of AVALON. The maidens do not know the man they mate with in the sacred Marriage ritual.
Couples would also take vows to be in relationships for a year and a day, sort of test driving a relationship to see if they are compatible.
It is considered unlucky to marry in MAY as this month is dedicated to the wedding of the GOD and the GODDESS alone.
Another important custom is bathing in dew gathered before dawn on Beltane Morn, your beauty will flourish throughout the year. Sprinkled with the dew insures you of health and happiness. Or drinking from the well before dawn of Beltane is also good luck.
Leftover Food from May 1st eve should be left out for the fairies.
We will light our fire tonight. Wishing you all a Blessed Beltane.
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