Fw: Get Ready for Ostara!: Day 3: Your Ostara Altar and Prayers
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Day 3: Your Ostara Altar and PrayersGet Ready for Ostara! Day 3: Your Ostara Altar and Prayers from Patti Wigington
For many Pagans and Wiccans, the center aspect of ritual is the altar itself. If you're planning an Ostara celebration, you may want to start thinking about what sort of things you'd like to put on your altar. Think seasonally -- and if you don't have any ideas of your own, don't worry, because we have plenty of reader photos to help you get started! Also, we'll talk a little today about prayers, and how they can be applied in an Ostara rite.
Setting Up Your Ostara Altar It's Ostara, and it's a time of year in which many Wiccans and Pagans choose celebrate the balance of light and dark that heralds the beginning of spring. It's a time to celebrate new life and rebirth -- not only the physical embodiment of renewal, but the spiritual as well. Try some -- or all -- of these ideas to ready your altar for Ostara. Read About Altar Setup Sponsored Links Readers' Ostara Altar Photos Not sure what you want your altar to look like yet? To get some ideas, and see how other Pagans and Wiccans do it, check out our Altar Photo Gallery! View Altar Photos Prayers for Ostara This is a time to celebrate spring, so prayers at Ostara often reflect that change of seasons. Included here are some simple prayers you can offer during your Ostara celebration, honoring the goddesses of spring, the resurrection of the earth, a garden blessing, and even a chant for Pagan kids! See Ostara Prayers Tomorrow: Ritual and Ceremony Tomorrow, we'll talk about some rituals and ceremonies you can do for Ostara. Whether you're working with a group, as a solitary, or even with your kids, there are plenty of ways you can celebrate!! Have a magical Ostara!