November Daily Celebrations

November

  • November 1-Irish Festival of The Goddess Tea-Goddess of Tara itself, the spiritual center of Ireland. She is a Goddess of the Land. Light a candle for the land.
  • November 2-Autumn Festival of Isis. Celebrate the magical ability of Isis to re-member by re-membering yourself. Make a clay image of yourself to have on your altar.
  • November 3-Day of Dedication to the Ban-Sidhe-Irish fairy women particularly associated with heralding death. For those not seeking death, avoid root vegetables. Write ìdeathî on a rock and throw it as far from you as possible.
  • November 4-Day Dedicated to Horned Animals. Leave food for some in the woods.
  • November 5-Wuwuchim, Hopi Fire Ceremony. Have one of your own. Use a fireplace if you have one, candles at the South of your altar if you donít. Meditate on the element of fire. Take its energy into yourself if you need it, or write something on paper that youíd like to see transformed.
  • November 6-Birthday of the Goddess Tiamat-Primordial Goddess of the sea, She later created the Earth and Sky from Her body. Honor Her at your altar with salt water and incense.
  • November 7-Festival of Pele in Hawaii. Have some fun, build a volcano out of clay. Put some vinegar in the crater, and then sprinkle baking soda over the vinegar. Watch Pele emerge and make a wish.
  • November 8-Japanese Festival of the Goddess of the Hearth. Clean your fireplace today (or your oven if you donít have a fireplace.) Re-lay and light a fire (or cook a treat) remembering the hearth (or oven) as the center of the home and spiritual (or physical) nourishment.
  • November 9-Lay Krathong, Thai Festival of the River Goddess Mae Kongkha. Make an offering of salt in a river today to honor the Goddess of the river and ask that its waters run pure.
  • November 10-French Womenís Festival of Reason and Liberty. Join an organization that works for womenís rights or do some volunteer work for women today.
  • November 11-Lunanthishees, Irish Day of the Faerie Sidhe. Leave milk/honey at the base of an oak tree.
  • November 12-Day Dedicated to Justicia. Do a ritual for peace today remembering that peace isnít the absence of war, itís the presence of justice.
  • November 13-Day of Our Lady of Garabandal, or Cermel, in Spain-Four children in Spain saw a vision of the Great Goddess on this day. See your own vision of Her today.
  • November 14-Druidic Feast of the Bards. Give a song to someone today or give the gift of music to a friend in some other way.
  • November 15-Festival of Italian Fire Goddess, Feronia. Celebrate with a fire outside today. This Goddess likes the wild places and abhors cities and towns. Cook a harvest meal over a fire.
  • November 16-Night of Hecate. Leave an offering at a place where three roads meet and ask Her for a dream.
  • November 17-Feast of St. Hilda, Matron of Professional Women-good day to apply for a job. Honor Her at work by bringing in treats for everyone, or by offering Her honey in your morning office drink.
  • November 18-Day of Ardvi, Persian Mother of the Stars. Pray to your favorite star Goddess by star gazing tonight. Look up the myth of your favorite constellation.
  • November 19-Hindu Festival of Sisters and Brothers. Family ties are a part of who we are. Attempt to correct ill feelings with siblings today. If you have no siblings, call a sister of the spirit.
  • November 20-Revolution Day in Mexico. Invoke your favorite Goddess of change today with an offering in fire at your altar. Name the change youíd like brought about.
  • November 21-Feast of Maid Marian-Goddess incarnate in the Robin Hood legend. Celebrate the Goddess incarnate in you today.
  • November 22-Feast of St Cecelia, Matron of Music. Play an instrument, listen to music.
  • November 23-Japanese Rice and Saki Festival. Celebrate with traditional Asian food or place a bowl of rice on your altar.
  • November 24-U.S. Thanksgiving. Give thanks for the bounty of the harvest and bless native peoples everywhere.
  • November 25-St. Catherineís Day-Matron of Unmarried Women. Celebrate your individuality or have dinner with a woman friend.
  • November 26-Day of Parvati, Mother of the Universe-Inspiriting force of the Universe. Let Her enliven your life.
  • November 27-Day Dedicated to the Triple Goddess. Honor Her phases in your own life.
  • November 28-Day of Sophia-Hebrew Goddess of Wisdom, strongly connected to Christian esoteric tradition. Light a candle for Her today at your altar.
  • November 29-Feast of Sekhmet, Lioness Goddess. Use Her searing fire to burn away the unwanted or outworn from your life.
  • November 30-Day of Mawu, Mother Goddess-African Creatrix Goddess, She made Earth and humanity. Spend today in creative pursuits.

compiled by DeAnna Alba