Samolitus

Meaning: Festival of Summer When: The full moon closest to the Summer Solstice. This will be the full moon during either Samonios or Dumanios, whichever is closest to the solstice that year. Normally the latter. For reference: https://www.coligny-app.com/ Deity in focus: Taranis. This is the higest point of Samos and light in the year, representative …

Centusamos

Meaning: Start of Summer. When: Two first quarter moons (or whatever starts your month) before the summer solstice. This will revolve around 1 Samonios or 1 Quimonios depending on the year. For reference: https://www.coligny-app.com/ Deity in focus: Maponos. As a god associated with youthfulness, magic, and light, I find that this time of year reflects …

Îuoi (Holidays)

As with any other Polytheist tradition, a Gaulish Polytheist one needs holidays. Those special times of year where we come together to observe specific Dêuoi for specific reasons. As well as attuning ourselves to the cycle of the seasons, and what that means for us. In this case, different Gaulish Polytheists have different answers. In …

Uepoi Bessous (Words of Practice)

A list of words related to the Gaulish Polytheist practice of Tegoslougos Nemotarvos. These encompass practical ritual use, as well as religious concepts. Words with an asterisk proceeding them are reconstructions. Dêwos, Dêwoi: God, Gods Dêwa, Dêwas: Goddess, Goddesses Diastus: The way of things. Set into motion by ritual. Uîros: Truth. (Though also means "man".) …