Aka: Samhain, Halloween, All Hallow’s Eve

Traditional Date: April 31 (NH: October 31)
2023 Astronomical Date: May 6 (NH: November 7)*

Themes: Honouring and communicating with ancestors and spirits, divination.

Moon Phase: Waning crescent
Colours: Black, orange, purple, dark green, wine red
Botanicals: Banksia, red-flowering eucalypts, sheoak; allspice, mugwort, niaouli, nutmeg, rosemary, sage, wormwood
Incense: Bay, myrrh, nutmeg, sage, sandalwood
Crystals: Garnet, haematite, jet, obsidian, onyx

Foods: ANZAC biscuits

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*: Southern Hemisphere dates based on Perth, WA (GMT+8); Northern Hemisphere dates based on GMT. Find the date/time based on 15 different timezones at Archaeoastronomy (archived).