When the Cow Went in Search for the Sun

Photos from the Festival of Hathor-Isis in Search for Hêlios:

With any outdoor rite, even if it's just over your backyard, permission is first requested from the Wild Spirits before any human activity can commence. These plants didn't seem to mind.

With any outdoor rite, even if it’s just over your backyard, permission is first requested from the Wild Spirits before any human activity can commence. These plants didn’t seem to mind, and I have ‘reason’ to believe they enjoy it.

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Our cult image of Hêlios-Sol Invictus was taken out and hung on a post.

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Normally, we would have several cows grazing nearby, but we didn’t want to bother them. Fortunately, our friend, Murmur, made us an image some years ago. She is flanked by cult images of Isis and Hathor for obvious reasons.

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The heavenly Heifer.

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Pancakes as the primarily ritual offering, being solar in shape and colour.

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At 17:30, the Sun King began to make his way into the dark womb of Night.
Whilst I understand that where I live, it will always be an eternal equinox all year round, it still makes sense to count the days from the winter solstice, when the Sun King ‘decides’ to take our planet for another dance of 360+ days. That or my head is still stuck in the North.

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After much singing and praising and raising of wine glasses, the offerings were then burnt.

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Finally, some fireworks. Not a fan, but my friend’s little brother insisted.

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3 thoughts on “When the Cow Went in Search for the Sun

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