Don't miss the opportunity to look up into the night sky in this month of March for the Super moon full moon and revel in the Native American named, "Worm Moon". This moon happens to be the last full moon of winter of 2020.
The History of a Worm Moon
March 9th 2020 is the next upcoming Super-moon Full Moon. This moon,named by the Native Americans as the"worm moon" because during this time, Many birds feed on earthworms which emerge around the month of March as the weather begins to increase. The full moon before the the spring equinox, which falls on March 19th has had great cultural significance and many cultures still celebrate new beginnings, rebirth, purity, cleaning, . Another name for the March Full Moon is Lenten Moon. Lenten is derived from Germanic languages and means spring, and has also given name to the Christian Lent period before the Easter celebrations.Another name is Crust Moon, after the crust which forms on top of snow as it melts and refreezes. Chaste Moon refers to the purity of the spring season, while Crow Moon signifies that crows appear at the end of winter. Sap Moon or Sugar Moon mark the time for harvesting maple syrup from maple tree saps.
Ostara and the Spring Equinox along with this full moon / supermoon
The spring equinox in the Northern Hemisphere falls on March 19th this year, marking the time when the sun passes over the celestial equator. Wiccans and other neopagans observe the day as Ostara, a festival that celebrates the season's change from dark winter to brightening spring. Ostara, is the second of three spring festivals on the Wheel of the Year. Coming in between Imbolc and Beltane, this is a time for celebrating the balance between extremes that is found amid the seasons.The Equinox also occurs at differing local times, so depending on where you live, it may fall the day before or the day after the date listed on any given calendar. For this reason, a date range of March 19-21 is often cited in sources on the Wheel of the Year. To honor the energies of this time of year, Celebration of Ostara involves decorating the home with fresh flowers ,a small potted plant or two, Images of rabbits, eggs and pastel colors are also traditional decorations. Foods appropriate for Ostara celebrations include eggs, sprouts, young greens, and other seasonal crops such as asparagus and fiddlehead ferns It is also not uncommon for for the last full moon of the winter following Spring Equinox rituals to promote renewal.
As with Imbolc, this is a good time for purification of your home and even yourself—what habits or ruts have you still not shaken free from that you would like to let go of? This is also a good time to be planting seeds for what you’d like to manifest in the coming months—both literally, if you have a garden, and figuratively by setting intentions. Burning sage and your other favored smudging/ cleansing herbs - is another way to do an all over spring Ostara Cleansing for yourself and your home!
Full Super worm Moon in Virgo Symbolism
Detox of emotions
Spring and New Beginnings
March 2020 super moon
Mark your calender's for March 9th, 2020! This full moon is one of 4 total full supermoons during 2020 which include Feb. 9, Mar. 9, Apr. 8, and May 7. The name “Supermoon” is the popular nickname given to a full Moon that coincides with perigee, which is the point in the Moon’s orbit of Earth where it’s closest to our planet. While this month super worm moon will be closer to the earth than usual, The April 8th full supermoon will be also the biggest supermoon of them all, according to EarthSky.org. So if you are planning to spend some time watching one of these supermoons, make it the Libra supermoon, because you most definitely won't be disappointed.
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