On November 21st, we are honoring…
Cailleach Bheara & Hathor
In Celtic Tradition, they would have been celebrating an Observance for Cailleach Bheara. She is one of the three aspects of the Goddess, Today, she is the Crone, of the triple Goddess Cailleach. It is said, she carries a huge hammer—the very tool she used to pound, shape, and mold the world with when it was nothing more than primordial chaos.
In her youth, she had fifty children and seven husbands.
Ever wonder where all the different races of people came from? Well it just so happens they came from the children Cailleach.
It is also said that she outlives her husbands, all seven, even the God Lugh.
The Scots have their own version of Cailleach. They say she is a hag with blue skin, who only appears during the winter months. At the time of Imbolc, she is driven off by the Goddess Brigit.
In Ancient Egypt today, a Feast for Hathor is held. She is the Goddess of Love & Happiness. Above is a painting of her and the God Seth. She is also the keeper of the Eye of Ra and the Goddess of the Sky.