Creating A Corn Dolly for Lammas Under This Powerful Eclipse! — Spirit de la Lune

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Happy Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse!

Source: Creating A Corn Dolly for Lammas Under This Powerful Eclipse! — Spirit de la Lune

Lammas, or Lughnasadh is the Pagan sabbat that marks the beginning of the harvest festival on August 1st.

Corn Dolls have long been used as altar pieces for Lammas since ancient times. They are a recognized figure from many cultures!

In ancient times, the word “corn” stood for the English equivalent of “grain,” while the word “doll or dolly” is attributed to the word “idol” stemming from the Greek word eidolon, which means “apparition” or “spirit.” This means that Corn Doll translates to “Spirit of the Grain.” (Read more history here!)

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By GrannyMoon Posted in Pagan

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