Spirituality behind the Winter Solstice

Around the world, there are many sacred ancient sites aligned to some special times of the year – winter and summer solstices. Some of those sites are Stonehenge and Glastonbury in England, Chichen Itza in Mexico, Temple of Karnak in Egypt, Newgrange in Ireland, statues on the Eastern Island (Rapa Nui) and many other sites around the world. It’s interesting that the ancients saw a big significance in it and have had a special ceremonies and celebrations during the four times of the year – winter solstice, spring equinox, summer solstice and autumn equinox. Continue reading

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