Lammas

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Lammas

a Scottish term day, formerly 1 August, now the 28th. See QUARTER DAY.
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Progressing in the Celtic lunar calendar "Sword" concentrates on loss battles maturity and centers around the summer harvest celebration of Lughnasadh.
It was known as Samhain (pronounced sow-in) and was one of four great Celtic festivals, which also included Imbolc (February 1) Beltane (May 1) and Lughnasadh (August 1).
The holidays most widely celebrated by Pagans are the summer and winter solstices, the spring and autumn equinoxes, and four holidays of Celtic origin that fall in between: Samhain (pronounced SOW-in) (October 31), Imbolc (February 2), Beltane (May 1), and Lammas or Lughnasadh (usually pronounced LOO-nah-sah) (August 2).
You got to like liver and heart," said Cathy Van Epps of Lebanon, who was serving up haggis, bangers (a sausage made of pork, beef and Scottish oatmeal) and shepherd's pie (a dish of mashed potato and minced beef) at the seventh annual Celtic Lughnasadh (loo-na-saah) Sunday.
TODAY is the festival of Lammas, also known as Lughnasadh in honour of Lugh the ancient Irish mythical hero and Sun God.