History of Mabon
What cultures does Mabon come from?
What is the difference between Mabon and the Autumn Equinox?
Culture + Location
- Mabon is the Welsh name for the Autumn Equinox
- Many cultures celebrate the Autumn Equinox, but it is simply called something different, based on language and tradition.
Am I allowed to celebrate Mabon if I’m not from Wales?
Long story short: Yes.
- As many Witches know, and now science supports, our DNA carries the memories of everyone who made us who we are today.
- You may have DNA from a culture that doesn’t represent who you associate with today.
- You may have Welsh ancestry which would call you to celebrate Welsh traditions.
We love to tell everyone to follow their own guidance, follow their own energy, and, if you’re called to, follow their ancestry. Learn anything you’re called to learn and then respect what you have learned and experienced. Respect is key.
Why do we celebrate The Autumn Equinox?
Because it makes life possible on earth
- The Autumn Equinox is the natural occurrence that sparked the many celebrations we see worldwide!
What are other names for the Autumn Equinox?
Similar Autumn Equinox Holidays
These are other similar second harvest holidays occur around this day that may resonate with more with your ancestral history:
- Equinozio di Autunno in Italy 🇮🇹
- Festival of Dionysus in Greece 🇬🇷
- Harvest Home in England 🏴
- Mid-Autumn Festival in China and Vietnam 🇨🇳 🇻🇳
- Oschophoria in Ancient Greece 🇬🇷
- Oktoberfest in Germany 🇩🇪
- Winter Finding in Nordic Areas 🇳🇴
- Witches’ Thanksgiving within Modern Universalism
Goddesses and Gods
Mabon, Dionysus, Thoth
Brown, Orange, Red, Gold
Herbs, Oils, and Incenses
Apple, Cinnamon, Patchouli
Ale, Apples, Cider, Grapes, Lamb, Locally-harvested Fruits & Vegetables, Potatoes, Pumpkin, Squash, Wine
Acorns, Bolines, Dried Leaves, Gourds, Scythes
Witches’ Thanksgiving, Balance, Hearth & Home Protection
Particularly useful for those seeking good luck, personal strength, and internal calm, Chamomile can be quite helpful! Use these beautiful dried chamomile flowers in spells for seeking love and prosperity, and make a tea to release its aromatic scent to help soothe mind and body, which is great for meditation. This is 2 ounces of dried chamomile. [...]
This is a folding boline with a safety locking blade. Wooden handle covers for comfort and a stainless steel blade. 4″ folded. Makes a perfect gift for Mabon! ShareTweetPin1RedditMore1 Shares
Often used in Handfasting ceremonies and wedding Yarrow flower is also helpful in spells of divination and is a great herb to use around Mabon! This is one ounce of dried yarrow flowers. ShareTweetPin1RedditMore1 Shares
Known for its vanilla-like aroma, this Benzoin Incense Powder is made from its granular state and can be used with your charcoal burner to improve the atmosphere of your home or add to your ritual magick. This is a 2 ounce package. ShareTweetPinRedditMore0 Shares
Also known as red banded Jasper, this is a bulk order of Tumbled Red Malachite. Red is the color of energy, courage and passion; when blended with Malachite, the natural properties of the stone blend flawlessly with the influences of the color Red. This combination creates a vibration that brightens the energy and lives of those [...]
Sage and Sweetgrass have both been used for purification and cleansing, making Sage Spirit’s cleansing stick a great tool for ritualistic blessings and prayers. This herbal stick measures 7 inches in length. ShareTweetPin1RedditMore1 Shares
Orange is the color of creativity, self-expression, business success, vitality, fun, excitement, and the sacral chakra. Use these Orange Chime Spell Candles in spells for overcoming addiction, finding your inner power, increasing your self-esteem, and divining business decisions. This pack of chime candles contains 20 individual candles, measuring 4″ x 3/8″. ShareTweetPin2RedditMore2 Shares
Traditionally, Rosemary is great for increasing memory as well as being a powerful aid in spells of love and romance. This 1 ounce packet of rosemary leaves makes a great addition to Mabon rituals! ShareTweetPin1RedditMore1 Shares
This Oak Leaf Pentagram iron-on patch displays an intertwined gold pentagram with 5 oak leaves spread atop it, an acorn in the center, and a bright green border. This patch measures 3″ in diameter. ShareTweetPin1RedditMore1 Shares
This beautiful Red Triple Moon Altar Cloth has a gold and silver detailed design on vivid, red, raylon background. This altar cloth is excellent for decorating your altar, hanging ornamentally on your wall, or worn as a small scarf. The energy of the triple phases of moon are for every aspect for help, bounty, and awareness. [...]
This Black Pentacle Drawstring Bag, measuring 5 inches in length, is a great tool for spellcraft! Boasting a pentacle on both its front and back, this bag is perfect to create a spell sachet, a mojo bag, or gris gris bag with. Comes randomly selected with a black or orange drawstring. ShareTweetPin1RedditMore1 Shares
This amazing Problem Solving Herbal Aromatherapy Votive Brown Candle has been charged with Reiki energy and scented with herbs that are specific to helping you solve issues in your life! Simply light the wick and watch how easy you find a new view on your troubles and through the energy and guidance of this candle. ShareTweetPin1RedditMore1 Shares