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Stonehenge winter solstice 2018

Great to see people out at sites of the ancient religion of the sun at the solstice, but sad to see a sacred place treated like a fairground. What do gyrating women, African drumming, and people in costumes have to do with Stonehenge? Absolutely nothing. No one would consider doing this at other ancient sites [...]

By |2019-01-23T02:06:00+00:00January 20th, 2019|europe, solstice and equinox|17 Comments

Tiwanaku winter solstice 2018

Perhaps my favorite solstice celebration - it's done with so much heart. Attended by the Bolivian President, conducted by the indigenous Aymara, held at the sacred site of Tiwanaku in Bolivia. Someone filmed this in a hotel as it was being aired live on National TV. Will peoples in other parts of the world also [...]

By |2019-01-20T02:48:06+00:00January 20th, 2019|solstice and equinox, south america|13 Comments

A Guide to Celebrating the Solstice and Equinox

Celebrating Ivan Kupala Day (the summer solstice) in Russia. Photo by Vladimir Lobachev reproduced under CC BY-SA 3.0. . This article is an extract taken from the book The Path of the Spiritual Sun. . Ancient people across the world have celebrated the solstices and equinoxes as evident in hundreds if not thousands [...]

By |2019-05-06T10:14:48+00:00May 21st, 2013|solstice and equinox|4 Comments