The cistus flower also known as rock rose--has a luminous yellow center, with five blazing white petals, at their base a fiery red dot. Although labdanum, is harvested from the long stems of the cistus shrub, a scented gum resin. Cistus is a sun-loving plant that thrives in arid conditions, this special relationship with the sun, provides the circumstances that produces labdanum. To use labdanum, is to awaken to and understand, your inner essences of the sun.
The heart of the Ostara Celebration involves honoring the goddess Eostre who symbolizes new beginnings and growth. People gather together to perform sacred ceremonies and invoke blessings for prosperity health or creativity.
I am absolutely thrilled to tell you about the Ostara Celebration, a vibrant and joyous spring festival that is full of magic, meaning, and merriment. This pagan holiday marks the vernal equinox when day and night are equal in length and nature awakens from its winter slumber. It's a time of rebirth, renewal, and fertility filled with colorful flowers, sweet aromas, fresh foods, and delightful rituals. The heart of the Ostara Celebration involves honoring the goddess Eostre who symbolizes new beginnings and growth.