Stand an Egg on EndEggs are often associated with the spring equinox because of their standing as a symbol of birth and fertility. To celebrate the coming of spring, modern Pagans offer up tables of wine, flowers, and phallic symbols made of food. Celebrate the New YearCountries like Iran, India, and Turkey, among many other areas of Asia, observe the New Year on the spring equinox, generally in observance of Nowruz (which means \"new day\" in Persian). Finally Understand Why the Easter Bunny Lays EggsThis comes from an ancient Saxon tale about their lunar (or spring/summer) goddess, Eostre. More likely, it was that rabbits and eggs were both seen as symbols of fertility, and Eostre was the goddess representing spring and fertility.