Happy Autumnal Equinox, to those who celebrate

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  1. Cino

    Cino Big Love! (Atheist mystic) Staff Member

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    Cino Big Love! (Atheist mystic) Staff Member

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    It's this time of the year ago. Happy equinox, to those who party.
     
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    seattlegal Mercur├Žn Buddhist Staff Member

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    Happy New Year to those who reckon the years by this event, and Happy Equinox to all.
     
  4. Aupmanyav

    Aupmanyav Search, be your own guru.

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    Sharada Sampat for Hindus, fall (Sampat), beginning of winter (Sharada), the period of paters (Pitris - Pitriyana), menes, ancestors, for Indian Aryans, Vishuvan day. Yeah, in way-back-history, perhaps the beginning of the year.
     
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  5. Craz

    Craz Active Member

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    Happy equinox from Glastonbury, England
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    wil UNeyeR1

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    That is a tree in Glastonbury?
     
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    Either that or a really cool hairdo.
     
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    muhammad_isa Save Our Souls Staff Member

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    Why? Doesn't it look like Somerset, UK? :)
    I was at Stonehenge last week .. saw plenty of yogis [ no .. not bears! ]
     
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    Thomas Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Sadly the original Glastonbury Thorn was cut down and burned as a relic of superstition during the English Civil War, another was planted on Wearyall Hill in 1951 to replace it, but has been vandalised often since, cut down, I think in 2010, and the stump removed in 2019. The original tree has been propagated several times, with one tree growing at Glastonbury Abbey and another in the churchyard of the Church of St John.

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    wil UNeyeR1

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    thx interesting dance into history...
     
  11. Craz

    Craz Active Member

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    Yes, but unsure where.

    Here is nice sunrise from 2 days ago(picture taken fron the Glastonbury Tor.
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    Great pics Thomas.
    Thank you.
     

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