- day of the dead
- celebration of the dead
- communing with the dead
- "flesh harvest" when you have to cull the herd for the winter.
- Preparation for the winter.
Some common traditions for Samhain include:
- divination - what is happenign this year
- Modern halloween traditions - costumes, confuse spirits
- setting out plate for ancestors, dumb supper.
- Burning of the wicker man.