Wednesday Whatever – Litha Correspondences / Associations

June 2, 2010 at 4:08 pm (Associations, Litha, Magic, Midsummer, pagan, Wednesday, Witch)

Litha Correspondences / Associations
by Edain McCoy
from
The Sabbats: a New Approach to Living the Old Ways
by Edain McCoy

Sabbat 

  • Midsummer

Other Names

  • Summer Solstice
  • Litha
  • Alban Hefin
  • Sun Blessing
  • Gathering Day
  • Feill-Sheathain
  • Whit Sunday
  • Whitsuntide
  • Vestalia
  • Thing-tide
  • St. John’s Day.

Symbols

  • Fire
  • The Sun
  • Blades
  • Mistletoe
  • Oak Trees
  • Balefire
  • Sun Wheels
  • Faeries

Colors

  • Red
  • Gold
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Tan

Deities

  • Father Gods
  • Mother Goddesses
  • Pregnant Deities
  • Sun Gods

Activities

  • Jumping Balefire
  • Gathering Herbs
  • Clan Gatherings
  • Well Dressing

Taboos:

  • Giving Away Fire
  • Sleeping Away from Home
  • Neglecting Animals

Animals

  • Robin/Wren
  • Summer Birds
  • Horses
  • Cattle

Stones

  • Emerald
  • Jade
  • Tiger’s Eye
  • Lapis Lazuli
  • Diamond

Foods

  • Summer Squash
  • Lemons
  • Oranges

Plants

  • Oak
  • Mistletoe
  • Frankincense
  • Lemon
  • Sandalwood
  • Heliotrope
  • Copal
  • Saffron
  • Galangal
  • Laurel
  • Ylang-Ylang

Meaning

  • Honoring of Sun/God at His power
  • Saying Farewell to the Waxing Year
  • Preparation for Harvest
  • Honoring the Pregnant Goddess
  • Beginning of The Waning Year

Attunement Teas (Individually or Blended)

  • Anise
  • Carrot Drinks
  • Lemon
  • Nettle
  • Orange

Ritual Oils

  • Heliotrope
  • Cinnamon
  • Sandalwood
  • Lavender
  • Orange
  • All Mint Oils
  • Lemon
  • Saffron

Mythical Creatures

  • Satyrs
  • Faeries
  • Firebird
  • Dragon
  • Thunderbird
  • Minticore

Key Action

  • Nurture and Love.

Goddesses

  • Aestas (Roman)
  • Athena (Greek)
  • Bona Dea (Roman)
  • Chup-Kamui (Japanese)
  • Damona (Breton)
  • Dia Griene (Scottish)
  • Elat (Semitic)
  • Erce (English)
  • Freya (Norse)
  • Gokarmo (Tibetan)
  • Hathor-Tiamet (Egyptian)
  • Isis (Egyptian)
  • Juno (Roman)
  • Keca Aba (Russian)
  • Kupulo (Russian)
  • Marici (Tibetan)
  • Nut (Egyptian)
  • Robigus (Roman)
  • Shekinah (Hebraic)
  • Wurusema (Hittite)
  • Zoe (Greek)
  • Aine (Irish)
  • Artemis (Greek)
  • Banba (Irish)
  • Cerd (Iberian)
  • Dag (German)
  • Dana (Irish)
  • Djanggawaul Sisters (Aboriginal)
  • Eos (Greek)
  • Eriu (Irish)
  • Gerd (Teutonic)
  • Grian (Irish)
  • Indra (Aryan)
  • Jord (Teutonic)
  • Kali (Indian)
  • Kou-Njami (Siberian)
  • Mabd/Maeve (Irish)
  • Mitra (Aryan)
  • Olwen (Welsh)
  • Sekhmet (Egyptian)
  • Vesta (Rome)
  • Zatel-Ekwa (Hungarian)

Gods

  • Baal (Phoenician)
  • Bochica (South American)
  • Dagda (Irish)
  • Dharme (Aryan)
  • Hadad (Syrian)
  • Hyperion (Greek)
  • Gwydion (Welsh)
  • Llew (Welsh)
  • Maui (Polynesia)
  • Orunjan (Yourban)
  • Ra (Egyptian)
  • Thor (Norse)
  • Ziuhtecutli (Aztec)
  • Apollo (Greco-Roman)
  • Balder (Norse)
  • Chacol (Mayan)
  • Donnus (Irish)
  • El (Semitic)
  • Helios (Greek)
  • Ganges (Indian)
  • Legba (Voodun)
  • Lugh (Irish)
  • Oak/Holly King (Anglo-Celtic)
  • Prometheus (Greek)
  • Sol/Helios (Greco-Roman)
  • Upulero (Indonesian)
  • Zues (Greco-Roman)

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1 Comment

  1. Kimmy said,

    Awesome! Thanks!
    Am going to have to stick around here! xD

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