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Welcome to our Eostre section on iChild!

Eostre (sometimes known as Oestre) is when Pagans celebrate the Spring Equinox. The Goddess Eostra (sometimes called Ostara) represents sunrise, fertility and the renewal of life. The bunny is a symbol of fertility, eggs represent renewed life and coloured eggs represent the sunlight of spring.

Pagans make offerings of coloured eggs to the Goddess Eostra (sometimes known as the Vernal, or spring, Goddess) at the spring equinox. Many Christian Easter rituals have their roots in this Pagan festival (including the name!).

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