Interesting Summer Solstice facts

A community of interest gathers at Stonehenge,...

A community of interest gathers at Stonehenge, England, for the summer solstice. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

June 21st is Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice is a wonderful celebration that is celabrated throughout the world  here are some interesting facts about the Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice marks the start of Summer

Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year

Many People still take part in an ancient tradition of washing their face in the morning dew on the morning of the Summer Solstice believing it will help them remain youthfull

The word Solstice comes from the Latin word "sol "meaning sun and "sistere" meaning to  stand still.

The South Americans used to fill paper boats with flowers and set them on fire, then place them in the river to take prayers to the gods

The English used to build and light bonfires on Summer Solstice to keep evil spirits away from their towns and villages

Summer Solstice occurs when the earth's tilt toward the sun is at a maximum. which means on the day of the summer solstice, the sun appears at its highest

Summer Solstice occurs when the sun is directly  over the Tropic of Cancer

Stonehenge (England) is one of the most popular places in Great Britain to celebrate the Summer Solstice attracting hundereds of people each year

 

 

 

 

Enhanced by Zemanta
Cosmic Ordering to improve Finances
Psychic Decision Making - The Pendulum

Related Posts

 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Thursday, 26 April 2018
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Terms | Privacy Text WHISPER to 81007 for expert psychic texts!
(text replies cost £1.50 and you may receive two in reply to a single text. See terms)

All calls are recorded. Calls to 0906 numbers are charged at £1.50 per minute from a BT landline. 18+only. Mobile calls cost more. Text replies cost £1.50 from most networks. Entertainment purposes only.

Customer Service: 0800 6121154

Text service 9am-midnight daily. You may get 2 in reply to a single text.

Ralph Riley Ltd. PO Box 37157 London E4 7YW.

Testimonials

2017-03-24 19:01:37
Thank you for your reading- it was uncannily accurate in many ways that you could never have deduced as it is a far from ordinary situation I am in. I have suffered all of the things you mentioned & in the way you mentioned them. I am now hoping the positive things highlighted in you readings, will come my way! Thank you!
Amanada
2017-03-24 19:01:08
Just wanted to thank you for the brilliant reading - very nice, accurate and encouraging! The reading was amazing!
IM
2017-03-24 19:00:39
Hey there! I just wanted to say that Whispering Spirits is fantastic! The readings that I receive by text are very accurate. They give me hope and restore my faith! That might sound cheesy but its true. If you havent contacted them, then you should! You have nothing to loose. lotsa love, light and hugs Jane xXx
Jane
2017-03-24 18:59:51
Many thanks for the email reading. It was incredibly accurate and extremely helpful and has certainly given me some things to think about. Many thanks for such an excellent reading- I shall certainly be returning in the near future!
SM
2017-03-24 18:59:29
I wanted to thank Julia personally for her reading which is very accurate... I would not hesitate to have another reading with you in the future!
LS
Go to top