Domain for Sale Banner

Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Ostara Countdown: Are Easter Eggs Pagan?

Are colored eggs Pagan or Christian? Image © Getty Images While there’s a lot of discussion in the Pagan community about where the idea of coloring eggs actually came from, in scholarly circles things seem pretty clear. Despite the image of our pre-Christian European ancestors frolicking on an egg hunt in the forest — and one well-known Wiccan author’s tale about a frisky rabbit and the goddess Eostre — it looks like in Europe, colored eggs didn’t come along until after Christianity moved in.

Read the original:
Ostara Countdown: Are Easter Eggs Pagan?

If you would like to know more ... click (Here)

If you liked this post, your friends will too. Why not share it?

Posted by on March 6, 2012. Filed under Home Decor. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

You must be logged in to post a comment Login