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, and also based on the flora and fauna active during a particular […]
Every full moon is named for the season, and August’s is called the Sturgeon Moon. We can thank the early Native American tribes for most of the moon names we still use today. The lunar cycles were a way for people to keep track of time without the 365-day calendar. Tribes christened the moon based […]
There’s usually one full moon per month, unless there’s a blue moon (a second full moon within a single calendar month). Every full moon has its own name. In July, the full moon is called the Buck Moon. This tradition of naming the full moons goes back to the early Native American tribes. For people […]
Blue moon, Pink moon, new moon, supermoon… keeping track of all the moons and what they mean can be difficult! Especially when multiple terms can apply to the same full moon. For example, July’s full moon this year is both a Buck Moon and a supermoon. The full moon in July is always called a […]
Did you know that every full moon has a name? June’s full moon is called the Strawberry Moon. Early Native American tribes are to thank for christening the moons. Naming each moon of the month helped people who didn’t use the 365-day calendar to keep track of time. The moons are typically named based on […]
This year, stargazers and selenophiles are being treated to a rare, powerful lunar eclipse during May’s Flower Moon, turning it into a Blood Moon. Learn all about the May 2022 lunar eclipse, when to watch it, and how that energy can be used to amplify your full-moon rituals. What Is a Blood Moon? Simply put, […]
Every month has at least one full moon, and each full moon has a name. Early Native American tribes christened the moons to reflect the season, whether that was in the form of the weather, flora, fauna, or tribe’s activities such as hunting or harvesting. The Pink Moon is also sometimes referred to as the […]
The Worm Moon falls in March. It comes after the Snow Moon in the last grasp of winter and the Pink Moon in April when spring is in full bloom.
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.
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.