Observers of Lughnasadh, the wheat harvest festival, erected this straw-filled representation of a deity while it was still light outside, before setting it on fire once the sun had set.

(RNS1-AUG. 1) Observers of Lughnasadh, the wheat harvest festival, erected this straw-filled representation of a deity during the day, before setting it on fire once the sun had set. For use with RNS-PAGAN-LAMMAS transmitted Aug. 1, 2014. Creative Commons image by Bruce McAdam

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