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Pagan Calendar 2020

Posted by John Taylor on

(Above is the general timeline of the Pagan Calendar)   The Pagan Calendar, or The Wheel of the Year, marks many of the seasonal festivals celebrated by pagans around the world. The calendar also tracks the lunar cycle, paying particular interest to the year’s full moons. The original sources for the calendar are largely eclectic, drawing from folk traditions, druidism, British paganism, and Wicca. The modern pagan calendar was adopted by Gerald Gardner and Ross Nichols in the 1950’s in order to celebrate and codify as many pagan holidays as possible. Gardner and Nichols divided the year into eight seasonal...

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