Although it has a fascinating history, little is known about Lammas (or Lughnasa), one of the eight festivals of the witches' Wheel of the Year. Celebrated in early August to mark the beginning of harvest, it comes from the Irish Gaelic nasad (games) of Lugh (a leading Celtic deity and hero). Lammas helps you celebrate with recipes, incense, spells, traditional types of di...more
Published June 8th 2001 by Llewellyn Publications
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I enjoy all the Llewellyn holiday series books but this is one of the better ones. There are plenty of recipes, games, and projects for groups and families, mostly based on Pagan traditions from the UK. My favorite bits are the historical and mythical information about Lammas/Lughnasa and the comparisons with other, similar holidays throughout the world. A very fun book and series for those interested in Paganism for study and/or practice.
Excellent reference to the celebration of Lammas and other holidays around the world taking place in late July/Early August, including suggested activities, rituals, songs, and recipes for making your own celebration, if you so choose.