The Holly Tree {Celtic Astrology ~ July 8th ~ August 4th}

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The Fire Festival Of Lammas

Celtic Symbol: The Unicorn And The Flaming Spear

Zodiac Degrees: 15º00` Cancer – 11º59` Leo

Ruling Planet: Earth – Abred; Sabbat: Lughnasa, Celtic festival of the Sun God Lugh, Lammas; Color: Red; Element: Fire

Ancient Gods Associated With Earth: Greek – Gaia, Ceres, Persephone; Celtic – Danu, Lugh, Tannus, Thor

Symbolism: The Sword of Truth, Unconditional love, sacrifice, reincarnation, noble, high ideals, academic, confident, leader

Gemstone: Ruby, Bloodstone, Red Carnelian; Powers: Protection, Anti-Lightning, Luck, Dream Magick

Flower: Meadowsweet; Birds: Cardinal, Starling

Folk Names: Aquifolius, Bat’s Wings, Christ’s Thorn, Holy Tree, Holm Chaste, Hulm, Hulver Bush

In Celtic mythology, the holly, or kern-oak, is the evergreen twin of the oak tree. In the Druidic lunar calendar, the sacred oak ruled the waxing (light) part of the year and the evergreen holly ruled the waning (dark) part.

People born under this sign, unlike the oak characters, are less inclined to take risks…

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