Asatru Holidays and Festivals
Asatru holidays center on the seasons and are similar to other Neopagan holidays. The major celebrations are:
- Summer Finding (spring equinox, March 21) - dedicated to Ostara
- Winter Finding (fall equinox, September 21)
- Midsummer (summer solstice, June 21)
- Yule - the most important holiday; starts on the winter solstice (December 21) and lasts for 12 days
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|Title||Asatru Holidays and Festivals|
|Published||December 18, 2005|
|Last Updated||January 31, 2021|
|MLA Citation||“Asatru Holidays and Festivals.” ReligionFacts.com. 31 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 11 May. 2021. <religionfacts.com/asatru/holidays>|