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Waxing Gibbous
Full Moon - Thursday 05th of March 2015
Waning Gibbous - Friday 06th of March 2015
Third Quarter Moon - Thursday 12th of March 2015
Mar 01 2015
Waxing Gibbous
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Moon Day 11

This day gives you an abundance of energy and favours moves and changes. It helps to get off the ground a business which was previously derailed. Make sure you put your excess energy into something useful, however, to avoid conflicts and bust-ups.

Next Full Moon Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015

Names Given to the Moon by Other Cultures:

  • Colonial American: Fish Moon
  • Chinese: Sleepy Moon
  • American Indian (Cherokee): Windy Moon
  • American Indian (Choctaw): Big Famine Moon
  • American Indian (Dakotah Sioux): Moon When Eyes Are Sore from Bright Snow
  • Celtic: Moon of Winds
  • English Medieval: Chaste Moon
  • Neo Pagan: Death Moon

Full Worm Moon (March)

At the time of this spring Moon, the ground begins to soften and earthworm casts reappear, inviting the return of robins. This is also known as the Sap Moon, as it marks the time when maple sap begins to flow and the annual tapping of maple trees begins.

As the temperature begins to warm and the ground begins to thaw, earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins. The more northern tribes knew this Moon as the Full Crow Moon, when the cawing of crows signaled the end of winter; or the Full Crust Moon, because the snow cover becomes crusted from thawing by day and freezing at night. The Full Sap Moon, marking the time of tapping maple trees, is another variation. To the settlers, it was also known as the Lenten Moon, and was considered to be the last full Moon of winter.