Samhain, Halloween, All Hallows Eve….


Origins of Samhain, better known as Halloween, All Souls Night….  with a take on the modern approach to the celebration of this day.

Halloween Origins: What is Samhain?
These Halloween origins are a time in which Druidism and Celtic Reconstructionists celebrate Samhain as a feast for the dead. Divination and fortune telling is believed to have better communication with the spirit world because the fall season holds the thinnest partition between the two worlds of the living and the dead. The Druids built huge sacred bonfires to offer sacrifices to the many Celtic deities that number over five hundred named gods. Before each yearly sacred bonfire, the Celts would extinguish their hearth fires and relight them with embers from the bonfire.

Halloween Origins: How do other cultures celebrate?
From the ancient Celtics era of the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Scotland, the celebration practices has spread throughout the cultures of the world.

More of the history of Halloween.

9 Responses to “Samhain, Halloween, All Hallows Eve….”

  1. My Article Read (10-31-2015) | My Daily Musing Says:

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  2. Grandtrines Says:

    Reblogged this on Lost Dudeist Astrology.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Thanks for the link.

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  3. LadyRavenSDC Says:

    Reblogged this on LadyRaven's Whisky In A Jar – OH!.

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Thanks for the link.

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  4. Petermc3 Says:

    ,,,staying home today Bunker, I couldn’t find a non-offensive costume. 🚶

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    • bunkerville Says:

      Same here. The government hotline of costume approval’s wait time was far too long.

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  5. hocuspocus13 Says:

    Reblogged this on hocuspocus13 and commented:
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    • bunkerville Says:

      Thanks for the link.

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