The Pagan Calendar

Festival of Anubis (Egyptian). Anubis (Inpew, Yinepu, Anpu) was an ancient Egyptian god of the underworld who guided and protected the spirits of the dead. He is also known as the God of Embalming. Today would be a good day to remember loved ones who have died.

Today is also the feast of Saint Nicholas in the Gnostic tradition. However, party carefully as it is also an unlucky day, according to Amish folk tradition. An Amish grimoire called The Long-Lost Friend asserts that certain days of the year are unfortunate ones on which to be born, start a business, get married, travel, or change your place of residence. it does not, however, deign to tell us why. Ignore at your own risk.

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