Do Druids celebrate wheel of the year? Celebrated by many pagan traditions, among modern Druids this festival recognizes the power of life in its fullness, the greening of the world, youthfulness and flourishing.
What holidays do Druids celebrate?
|Festival||Northern Hemisphere||Southern Hemisphere|
|Samhain, Calan Gaeaf||31 October||30 April, or 1 May|
|Winter Solstice, Alban Arthan||21 or 22 December||21 June|
|Imbolc||1 or 2 February||1 August|
|Spring equinox, Alban Eilir||20 or 21 March||21 or 22 September|
What’s a Druid religion? Druids were concerned with the natural world and its powers, and considered trees sacred, particularly the oak. Druidism can be described as a shamanic religion, as it relied on a combination of contact with the spirit world and holistic medicines to treat (and sometimes cause) illnesses.
What is the Druid name for the winter solstice? ‘Yule‘ is how Druids and Pagans have long referred to the winter solstice, even if most of us associate it more with festive chocolate logs.