Lughnasadh is the first of the Fall Sabbats or Harvest Sabbats. This Sabbats mystery play is once again about the king and the Goddess and what needs to be done to save the crops and human kind. It is also a time when one of the Wiccan Mysteries is revealed. All Wiccan Mysteries are about the same thing - Birth - Death - Rebirth, the circle of life. The object used at this time is wheat, since wheat is part of the first harvest. The wheat should have a place of honor and it should be passed for everyone to see.

Also known for it’s christianized name of Lammas.


Lughnasadh, the first of the fall Sabbats


1. What date is Lughnasadh on?

2. Another name for Lughnasadh?

3. Who was Lugh?

4. Lughnasadh is the Autumn parallel to what Spring Sabbat

Read pages 79- 85 Buckland’s Complete Book of Witchcraft and pages 61 - 74 Ride a Silver Broomstick.