The Snow Moon falls in February. It comes after the Wolf Moon that starts the year’s full moon cycle and the Worm Moon that arrives with spring.
Imbolc marks the halfway point between the winter solstice and spring equinox, and it represents the welcoming of spring’s return and the light half of the year.
The Wolf Moon falls in January and is welcomed as the first full moon of the new year. It comes after the Cold Moon, which falls near the winter solstice, and the Snow Moon, which occurs in the harshest period of the season.
The full moon has a profoundly powerful effect on spiritual rituals. It reminds us of nature’s repeating cycle of birth, death, and rebirth, but it’s also a beacon of symbolism and personal growth. This article provides a list of the 2024 full moons along with each full moon’s name(s), spiritual meanings, and the date/time of […]
Did you know there’s at least one full moon every single month? Each moon has a name thanks to early Native American tribes, who christened the moons based on the seasons. Some moons reflect the active fauna or blooming flora, while others reference tribal activities such as the hunting or harvesting. December’s full moon is […]
Yule, also known as Yuletide or Yulefest, is celebrated at the winter solstice, which falls between December 20-23 in the northern hemisphere, depending on the year. It represents the transition back into the light and a celebration of the sun. It’s also the official first day of winter. This year, Yule and the winter solstice […]
Every month has at least one full moon, and each moon has a name. Early Native American tribes named the moons based on the seasons. This could include flora in bloom at that time of the year, animals that are active, or the tribe’s activities such as hunting or harvesting. The Beaver Moon is also […]
From October 31st to November 1st, which is about halfway between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice, people around the world celebrate Samhain. But what exactly is Samhain? Is it the Pagan version of Halloween? Learn all about the third harvest festival in the Wheel of the Year and discover the origins and rituals […]
There’s nothing quite like the site of a full Hunter’s Moon rising in the chilly October sky. Naming the full moon of each month goes back to the early Native American tribes, who chose each denomination based on the seasons and what they yielded or what they represented. The Hunter’s Moon is also sometimes referred […]
Each month contains at least one full moon, and each moon has a name. September’s full moon is called the Harvest Moon. Native American tribes named each full moon in consideration of the tribe’s seasonal activities such as hunting, fishing, and harvesting crops. Some of the full moon names were based on the flora (for […]