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Moon Day 21

An active and lucky day. Good for making moves, trips and travelling in general. It is also beneficial for friendships, entertainment and holidays. It favours sports, physical exercise and outdoor activities. In addition, it is not a bad day for business undertakings, trade and gambling. Anything lost on this day will soon be found again.

Next Full Moon Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Names Given to the Moon by Other Cultures:

  • Colonial American: Milk Moon
  • Chinese: Dragon Moon
  • American Indian (Cherokee): Planting Moon
  • American Indian (Choctaw): Panther Moon
  • American Indian (Dakotah Sioux): Moon When Leaves Are Green, Moon To Plant
  • Celtic: Bright Moon
  • English Medieval: Hare Moon
  • Neo Pagan: Grass Moon

Full Flower Moon (May)

Flowers spring forth in abundance this month. Some Algonquin tribes knew this full Moon as the Corn Planting Moon or the Milk Moon.

In most areas, flowers are abundant everywhere during this time. Thus, the name of this Moon. Other names include the Full Corn Planting Moon, or the Milk Moon.