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Spring Equinox: Ostara, Goddess of Spring. Some Celtic Pagans have adopted Ostara, who is Germanic in origin. Her focus is on balance ~ equating the balance between night and day at the Spring Equinox, with the need for balance in one’s own life. It is also a time for new beginnings, for the planting of seeds that will bear much fruit, for celebration of the rebirth of the soil, the land, and oneself. It is a time for feasting and fun!
Eostre / Ostara ~ Germanic pagans named the Spring Equinox after Ostara, their goddess of spring, fertility, and rebirth. In England, among the Anglo-Saxon tribes, Ostara was known as Eostre. The modern holiday of Easter is derived from the name "Eostre". Repinned by www.mygrowingtrad...