Beltane is the counterpart to Samhain, which divides the year into two primary seasons, Winter (dark, feminine, death, receptive) and Summer (light, masculine, birth, projective). Beltane translated means “fire of Bel” or “bright fire” or “bale fire”.
Beltane like Samhain is when time and space are temporarily suspended; the Veil between here and there is the thinnest allowing those who are transitioned to their next life experience to communicate with those who are still on this physical plane. It is a time for the fae to awaken from their winter slumber and tempt those in this world to join them in Faeryland. Legend tells of people sitting beneath a tree on Beltane night hearing the sounds of horse’s bells. This is the Queen of the Fae riding on her white