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Winter Solstice

Postby mirco » Sun Dec 22, 2013 6:33 am

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Welcome, dear Sun!


Happy Winter Solstice!
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Re: Winter Solstice

Postby mikenz66 » Sun Dec 22, 2013 7:48 am

Summer solstice over here... :thinking:

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Re: Winter Solstice

Postby cooran » Sun Dec 22, 2013 8:15 am

Same here in Brisbane, Mike. We're going to have a couple of days at 98 F ( or 35 C) in the next week.
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Re: Winter Solstice

Postby Taijitu » Sun Dec 22, 2013 10:39 am

mirco wrote:source
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Welcome, dear Sun!


Happy Winter Solstice!


What a nice picture. Thanks mirco.

I like your sig as well.
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Re: Winter Solstice

Postby tiltbillings » Sun Dec 22, 2013 8:49 pm

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

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Re: Winter Solstice

Postby Kim OHara » Sun Dec 22, 2013 9:27 pm

I'm in the tropics, so the sun never really goes away. :smile:
Which makes me wonder: how far from the Equator do you have to go before you find a culture that traditionally celebrates the solstices?

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Re: Winter Solstice

Postby mikenz66 » Sun Dec 22, 2013 10:39 pm

They celebrate it in Hong Kong, which is in the tropics (just...).

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Re: Winter Solstice

Postby Kim OHara » Sun Dec 22, 2013 11:09 pm

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Re: Winter Solstice

Postby mirco » Sun Dec 22, 2013 11:45 pm

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Re: Winter Solstice

Postby Justsit » Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:02 am

Winter solstice in the passage of the great Neolithic tomb at Newgrange, in Ireland.

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Re: Winter Solstice

Postby Dan74 » Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:51 am

Not exactly a photo (made from several separate elements) but an interesting image nevertheless. Thanks, Kim.
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