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New Moon - Saturday 04th of June 2016
Waxing Crescent - Monday 06th of June 2016
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May 30 2016
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Moon Day 24

In the European tradition, this day is of no account and is considered to be absolutely neutral, but Veda and Avesta emphasise that it increases physical energy and sexuality, and inclines to arguments, risks and rivalry. It is not recommended to start anything, especially with the hopes of significant financial results.

Next Full Moon Date: Monday, June 20, 2016

Names Given to the Moon by Other Cultures:

  • Colonial American: Rose Moon
  • Chinese: Lotus Moon
  • American Indian (Cherokee): Green Corn Moon
  • American Indian (Choctaw): Windy Moon
  • American Indian (Dakotah Sioux): Moon When June Berries Are Ripe
  • Celtic: Moon of Horses
  • English Medieval: Dyan Moon
  • Neo Pagan: Planting Moon

Full Strawberry Moon (June)

The Algonquin tribes knew this Moon as a time to gather ripening strawberries. It is also known as the Rose Moon and the Hot Moon.

This name was universal to every Algonquin tribe. However, in Europe they called it the Rose Moon. Also because the relatively short season for harvesting strawberries comes each year during the month of June . . . so the full Moon that occurs during that month was christened for the strawberry!