Festivals of Bast

There are a number of festivals and special days to honor Bast throughout the year.

Egyptian Date
Modern Date
Celebration
Payni 1 April 15 Festival of Bast
Epipi 1 May 15 Festivals of Het-Hert (Hathor) and Bast; Great feast of the Southern heavens
Paopi 10 August 27 Procession of Bast
Hethara 20 October 6 Bast appears to Ra
Koiak 15 October 31 Feast of Sekhmet / Bast / Ra
Tybi 1 November 16 Festival of Bast
Tybi 20 December 5 Bast goes forth from Bubastis
Tybi 21 December 6 Bast guards the Two Lands
Tybi 29 December 14 Tehuti (Thoth) sends Bast and Sekhmet to guide Egypt
Mechir 10 December 25 Birthday of Bast

Sources: http://showcase.netins.net/web/ankh/calendar1.html and http://www.drizzle.com/~megacat/bast9.htm

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