Summer solstice celebrated history

Early history and celebrated probably before the summer solstice was by various cultures in different ways. Although technically on a date is summer solstice, the day is often celebrated just in general, 21 June, and is also called “Midsummer Night’s Dream”, in some cultures. Solstice itself occurs when the Earth axis inclination is more inclined towards the sun produces most of the daylight of any day of the year. In addition, there is solstice day is also often the first day of summer and longest day of the year.

Perhaps more interesting are the rituals and celebrations around the holidays would be. In ancient Egypt, the pyramid as solstice sunset built when he saw the Sphinx takes place directly between the two structures. Also celebrated the Incas, South America, the solstice in a certain ceremony as “Inti Raymi. These included food offerings and animal sacrifices. Although there is no requirement that the Incas sacrificed people, there is no conclusive evidence of the victim, as some of the solstice celebrated. There is also a well-known series of rituals and celebrated between Scandinavian cultures, where the summer solstice is celebrated with joy often even today.

Celebrated the most famous summer solstice took place in the United Kingdom, where the mysterious Stonehenge, rumored, part of an ancient summer solstice festival. These are at the center of Stonehenge to see the sun directly over the Heel Stone to the summer solstice. It is in this sense that many travelers far from Stonehenge to see in this day and age, the sunrise on the solstice.

Such feasts vary from year to year and cheerfully noisy more subdued, but overall it is a mixture of celebration Stonehenge, on Salisbury Plain in the UK, only 80 miles from London, is removed. While some engage in a kind of mysticism, or even neo-paganism, others want to simply recognize the pagan roots in England, or community with the earth and the universe in a special way in this important day. Still others simply drink too much or engage in drug use as part of their celebration of the wrong kind of pseudo-spiritual fog. Together for every night but is mysterious stones.

Stonehenge itself is composed of earthworks surrounding a circular area are the stones. Though the archaeologists believe that the monument was built around 2500 BC, argued that others do not, it was up to 2400 BC or even 2200 BC that the construction has begun. Regardless, the famous Heel Stone, also known as “Friar’s Heel” and “Sun Stone,” is a big part of the legend of the monument and its connection with the summer solstice. Here revelers throwing their eyes as the solstice sunrise, waiting for the sun to be seen directly on the stone for a day of the year when doing so. Even without a trip to Stonehenge summer solstice, a day of fun, very late with the setting sun in most places, they may pursue in more time for outdoor activities and should you choose and even a sign of mystical powers, which are natural in the universe.

 By Taha Mateen

    

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