This is also the time when the celtic god, Lugn, a Sun king, gives up his power, surrendering to the waning cycle. Since the summer solstice, daylight begins to wane and we slowly begin to focus our energy inward welcoming in the yin cycle. At Lammas, the energy of the fire element transforms into the calming, water element.
During Lammas we can send thanks and gratitude to mother earth for her abundance and all her gifts of life and nature. It is also time to extend gratitude to our friends and family and to ourselves. Lammas can be celebrated by enjoying and sharing the season's abundance with your community through picnics, festivals, and camping.
Glennie Kindred writes, “The alchemy of Lammas brings inner reflection, fluidity, and a connection to our ability to receive impressions and understanding from our intuition and our unconscious mind…looking at what has been achieved in the outer world through our feelings and inner understandings so that we can come to an awareness of their deeper significance.”
- Earth WIsdom by Glennie Kindred
- The Alchemist's Journey by Glennie Kindred