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The Vernal Equinox
The Fifth station, the Vernal Equinox marks the stirring of the seed within the ground, its resurrection after its apparent death at the onset of winter. A time of great balance, with exactly 12 hours of sunlight and 12 hours of night. It also marks the time of transition between spring and summer.

Another sabbat that passed on its traditions to the christian faiths, the Easter egg is actually a pagan tradition.Hens do not lay eggs until they are exposed to 12 hours or more of daylight. Finding the first eggs of the season is another symbol of the new season.

Another well known tradition that is still common today is spring cleaning. This is a time to discard old things. Material Items that can not be recycled are ritualistically burned in the fires of mays eve. Burning marjoram or Thyme during this period will help cleanse and purify your home.