Tagged: solstice

Festival procession in Kandy, Sri Lanka. (Photograph by Joseph Campbell, 1955. From Asian Journals — India & Japan, copyright © 2002 and 2018 by Joseph Campbell Foundation. All rights reserved.) 0

MythBlast | The Mythology of Celebration

As we celebrate Joseph Campbell’s birthday this month, we can use the occasion to consider the mythological roots of our rituals of celebration. Sometimes we celebrate a one-time occasion, like a college graduation, getting...

Winter Solstice at Stonehenge (Photo by Mark Grant. Used through a Creative Commons license.) 0

MythBlast | The Coming of the Light

The title of this MythBlast is borrowed from the title of this Mark Strand poem: ______ Even this late it happens: the coming of love, the coming of the light. You wake and the...