Correspondences of Ostara

Ostara~Spring Equinox

Ostara~Spring Equinox Correspondences

Ostara~Spring Equinox

Plants and Herbs of Ostara~~Honeysuckle, Iris, Peony, Violet, Woodruff, Gorse, Olive, Iris, Narcissus, Daffodils, Jonquils, Primrose, Forsythia, Crocus, all spring flowers, Blessed thistle, evergreen, moss, oak, sage, bay, bayberry, cedar, pine, frankincense, ginger, holly, ivy, juniper, mistletoe, myrrh, pinecones, rosemary, chamomile, cinnamon, valerian, yarrow

Colors of Ostara~~Gold, light green, grass-green, robin’s egg blue, lemon yellow, pale pink, anything pastel

Incense and Oils of Ostara~~African violet, lotus, jasmine, rose, magnolia, sage lavender, narcissus, ginger, broom, strawberry

Stones~~Rose quartz, moonstone, amethyst, aquamarine, blood stone, red jasper

Animals and Mythical Beings~~Unicorn, merpeople, Pegasus, rabbit, chicks, swallows, snakes, robins, lambs, dragons (associated with eggs the earth and fertility).
Goddess~~Eostre (Saxon Goddess of Fertility), Ostara (the German Goddess of Fertility) (Teutonic) Kore, Maiden, Isis, Astarte(Persia, GrecoRoman), Ishtar(Babylonian), Minerva(Roman), Youthful Goddesses. Faerie Queen, Lady of the Lake(Welsh-Cornish), the Green Goddess

Gods~~Hare, Green Man, Youthful Gods, Warrior Gods, Taliesin, Lord of the Greenwood (English), Dagda(Irish), Cernunnos(Greco-Celtic), Pan(Greek), Adonis(Greek)

Symbols~~Colored eggs, baskets, green clothes, shamrock, equilateral cross, butterfly, cocoons, sprouting plants; violets, lily, spring wildflowers, new clothes, lamb, hare/rabbit

Foods~~Light foods, fish, maple sugar candies, hot crossed buns, sweet breads, hard-boiled eggs, honey cakes, seasonal fruits, milk punch, egg drinks, chocolates, lamb, seeds, leafy green vegetables, spiced or flower cupcakes.

Activities~~egg baskets, coloring eggs, bird watching, egg hunts, starting new projects, spring planting.making/wearing new clothing.

Spell work~~fertility rites, rituals of balance, herb work: [magical, medicinal, cosmetic, culinary and artistic,] spells for prosperity/fertility, new beginnings, potential, action, Personal renewal, world peace, honoring family & friends, Festival of light, meditation