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Where did the celebration of Halloween come from? Is there an occult/paganistic root in its meaning? Do Satanists revere Halloween as a holy Day? Anton LaVey is best known as the founder of the Church of Satan and writing The Satanic Bible. In The Satanic Bible, LaVey writes, “the two main Satanic holidays (after one’s birthday), are Walpurgisnacht and Halloween.” According to America’s most well known satanist, Halloween is considered the THIRD HIGHEST day on the satanic calendar. When you research Samhain, you will understand why.
What should the Christian do considering this event? Should we let our children partake in these supposedly innocent event? Did you know that in 835 AD, Pope Gregory IV designated November 1 as All Saints’ Day, or All Hallows’ Day. How does Halloween, the Samhain and the Catholic Church All Saints Day tie in together ? If you haven’t understood the roots of Halloween than get ready to understand tits true dark side of this festive day of innocence and fun. You just may change your mind on taking your kids trick or treating!
END OF THE AMERICAN DREAM: Most people that celebrate Halloween have absolutely no idea what they are actually celebrating. Even though approximately 70 percent of Americans will participate in Halloween festivities once again this year, the vast majority of them are clueless about the fact that this is a holiday that is thousands of years old and that has deeply pagan roots. If you are going to celebrate something, shouldn’t you at least know what you are celebrating? Before it was ever known as Halloween, this festival was known as Samhain. According to Wikipedia, Samhain “is mentioned in some of theearliest Irish literature and is known to have pre-Christian roots”. The ancient Celts believed that Samhain was the time when the veil between the spirit world and our world was lifted and the ghosts of the dead were able to freely mingle with the living. It was also a time to honor the Lord of the Dead known as Bel (note the similarity to Baal) or Chrom. Almost every major Halloween tradition including the jack-o’-lantern, trick-or-treating and wearing costumes is rooted in ancient Celtic practices. In many areas of early America, Halloween was considered to be so evil that it was banned. But today most Americans don’t even think twice about celebrating it READ MORE:http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/the-pagan-roots-of-halloween