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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Wednesday, 04 March, 2015

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Wednesday, 04 March, 2015

 
Waxing, Gibbous Moon          Age: 14 days.
Ascending Node is at 11° Libra.
Moon in 5th degree of the Sign Virgo, the Virgin;
also in 18th deg. of the Constellation Leo, the Lion.
Moonset: 5:49 morn.  Moonrise: 5:13 eve.  Souths: 11:53 eve.
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Current Moon Phase:  Waxing Gibbous — when the Moon is more than one-half but not fully illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is increasing.

Time: From New Moon To Full (Approx. 14 Days)

Goddess Aspect: Maiden

Associated Goddesses: Artemis, Branwen, Eriu, Nymph, Epona

Magickal Attributes: Invoking Beginnings, New Projects, Ideas, Inspiriation, Energy, Vitality, Freedom. Workings On This Day Are For “Constructive” Magick (Love, Wealth, Success, Courage, Friendship, Luck Or Health.) Make phone calls. Write letters. Dance. Act now.

Perform magic on waxing moons to attract a new quality or behavior, to increase the light within, to attain personal and spiritual growth and greater awareness. The quarter moon suggests a period of overcoming obstacles and continuing on the path to growth.

Spells and rituals involving the Earth element should be performed when the Moon is in an earth sign: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn.

Workings On This Day Are For “Constructive” Magick (Love, Wealth, Success, Courage, Friendship, Luck Or Health.) Symbolic of growth, manifestation, attainment, gravidity (heavy with child – both philosophical and literal).

Aspects of Virgo: Yin, Feminine, Lunar, Negative, Nocturnal, Earthy, Mutable, Barren, Horary Southern, Summery, Boreal, Commanding, Double, Double-Bodied, Dual, Bicorporeal, Human, Dry, Vocal, Cold.

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Lunar Lore
When Luna first her scattered fear recalls,
If with blunt horns she holds the dusky air,
Seamen and swains predict abundant showers.
– Virgil, “Georgics.”
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The Moon in conjunction with the Sun,
is only fit for private business.
– Bethem’s “Centiloquium”
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When changes of the moon occur in the morning,
expect rain.
– Collected in R. Inwards, “Weather Lore”.

The Lunar Mansion
Aljabha, The Forehead of the Lion,
also known as
Frons Leonis, The Face of the Lion.
Marked by the fix’d Stars: Regulus & the Sickle, in Leo.
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My emblem is the Lion, and I breathe
The breath of Libyan deserts o’er the land;
My sickle as a sabre I unsheathe,
And bent before me the pale harvests stand.
~ Longfellow, “Poet’s Calendar” for July.

 

 

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Tuesday, 03 March, 2015

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Tuesday, 03 March, 2015

 
Waxing, Gibbous Moon          Age: 12 ¼ days.
Ascending Node is at 11° Libra.
Moon in 15th degree of the Sign Leo, the Lion;
also in 18th deg. of the Constellation Crabba, the Crab.
Moonset: 5:16 morn.  Moonrise: 4:17 eve.  Souths: 11:10 eve.

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Current Moon Phase:  Waxing Gibbous — when the Moon is more than one-half but not fully illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is increasing.

Time: From New Moon To Full (Approx. 14 Days)

Goddess Aspect: Maiden

Associated Goddesses: Artemis, Branwen, Eriu, Nymph, Epona

Magickal Attributes: Invoking Beginnings, New Projects, Ideas, Inspiriation, Energy, Vitality, Freedom. Workings On This Day Are For “Constructive” Magick (Love, Wealth, Success, Courage, Friendship, Luck Or Health.) Make phone calls. Write letters. Dance. Act now.

Perform magic on waxing moons to attract a new quality or behavior, to increase the light within, to attain personal and spiritual growth and greater awareness. The quarter moon suggests a period of overcoming obstacles and continuing on the path to growth.

Spells and rituals Involving The Fire Element ~ Should Be Performed When The Moon Is In A Fire Sign: Aries, Sagittarius, Leo

Workings On This Day Are For “Constructive” Magick (Love, Wealth, Success, Courage, Friendship, Luck Or Health.) Symbolic of growth, manifestation, attainment, gravidity (heavy with child – both philosophical and literal).
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Leo Sign Aspects: Yin, Feminine, Lunar, Negative, Nocturnal, Watery, Mutable, Fruitful, Horary Northern, Wintery, Austral, Obeying, Double, Double-Bodied, Dual, Bicorporeal, Moist, Dumb, Mute, Cold.

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Lunar Lore
Across the sky, night and the moon are seen
To roll along: moon, day, and night, and night’s
Old awesome constellations evermore…
– Lucretius,  De rerum natura (On the Nature of Things).
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The moon is called “triform,” because it presents itself
to us either round, or waxing with horns towards the east,
or waning with horns towards the west.
~Brewer, “Dictionary of Phrase & Fable”.
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Moon Moon, Mother Moon
Lunar Lore
Auld moon mist
Ne’er died of thirst.
– Collected in R. Inwards, “Weather Lore”
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When Luna first her scattered fear recalls,
If with blunt horns she holds the dusky air,
Seamen and swains predict abundant showers.
– Virgil, “Georgics.”
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The Moon in conjunction with the Sun,
is only fit for private business.
– Bethem’s “Centiloquium”
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O Moon! the oldest shades ’mong oldest trees
Feel palpitations when thou lookest in:
O Moon! old boughs lisp forth a holier din
– John Keats, “Endymion.”
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“Alilat” – the name by which the Arabs adore nature,
which they represent by a crescent moon.
– Brewer, “Dictionary of Phrase & Fable”.
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The Lunar Mansion
Anathra, The Gap in the Lion’s Fur,
also known as
Nebulosa, Misty, or Foggy.
Marked by the fix’d Stars: The Aselli & Praesepe.
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If Praesaepe is not visible in a clear sky
it is a presage of a violent storm;
~Pliny, “Natural History.”

 

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Monday, 02 March, 2015

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Monday, 02 March, 2015

 
Waxing, Gibbous Moon          Age: 12 days.
Ascending Node is at 11° Libra.
Moon in 13th degree of the Sign Leo, the Lion;
also in 16th deg. of the Constellation Crabba, the Crab.
Moonset: 4:41 morn.  Moonrise: 3:22 eve.  Souths: 10:26 eve.

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Current Moon Phase:  Waxing Gibbous — when the Moon is more than one-half but not fully illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is increasing.

Time: From New Moon To Full (Approx. 14 Days)

Goddess Aspect: Maiden

Associated Goddesses: Artemis, Branwen, Eriu, Nymph, Epona

Magickal Attributes: Invoking Beginnings, New Projects, Ideas, Inspiriation, Energy, Vitality, Freedom. Workings On This Day Are For “Constructive” Magick (Love, Wealth, Success, Courage, Friendship, Luck Or Health.) Make phone calls. Write letters. Dance. Act now.

Perform magic on waxing moons to attract a new quality or behavior, to increase the light within, to attain personal and spiritual growth and greater awareness. The quarter moon suggests a period of overcoming obstacles and continuing on the path to growth.

Spells and rituals Involving The Fire Element ~ Should Be Performed When The Moon Is In A Fire Sign: Aries, Sagittarius, Leo

Workings On This Day Are For “Constructive” Magick (Love, Wealth, Success, Courage, Friendship, Luck Or Health.) Symbolic of growth, manifestation, attainment, gravidity (heavy with child – both philosophical and literal).
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Leo Sign Aspects: Yin, Feminine, Lunar, Negative, Nocturnal, Watery, Mutable, Fruitful, Horary Northern, Wintery, Austral, Obeying, Double, Double-Bodied, Dual, Bicorporeal, Moist, Dumb, Mute, Cold.

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Lunar Lore
It is sure to be a dry moon if it lies on its back,
so that you can hang your hat on its horns.
~Welsh border saying.
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Plant trees when moon is in Taurus, Leo, or Aquarius.
~ “Old Farmer’s Almanac”, circa 1745.
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The Lunar Mansion
Anathra, The Gap in the Lion’s Fur,
also known as
Nebulosa, Misty, or Foggy.
Marked by the fix’d Stars: The Aselli & Praesepe.
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If Praesaepe is not visible in a clear sky
it is a presage of a violent storm;
~ Pliny, “Natural History.”

 

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Friday, 27 February, 2015

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Friday, 27 February, 2015

 

Waxing, Gibbous Moon
Moon Runs High.
Moon in 6th degree of the Sign Crabba, the Crab fish;
also in 7th deg. of the Constellation Gemini, the Twins.

Moonset: 2:31 morn.  Moonrise: 12:42 eve.  Souths: 8:03 eve.
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Current Moon Phase:  Waxing Gibbous — when the Moon is more than one-half but not fully illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is increasing.

Time: From New Moon To Full (Approx. 14 Days)

Goddess Aspect: Maiden

Associated Goddesses: Artemis, Branwen, Eriu, Nymph, Epona

Magickal Attributes: Invoking Beginnings, New Projects, Ideas, Inspiriation, Energy, Vitality, Freedom. Workings On This Day Are For “Constructive” Magick (Love, Wealth, Success, Courage, Friendship, Luck Or Health.) Make phone calls. Write letters. Dance. Act now.

Perform magic on waxing moons to attract a new quality or behavior, to increase the light within, to attain personal and spiritual growth and greater awareness. The quarter moon suggests a period of overcoming obstacles and continuing on the path to growth.

Workings On This Day Are For “Constructive” Magick (Love, Wealth, Success, Courage, Friendship, Luck Or Health.) Symbolic of growth, manifestation, attainment, gravidity (heavy with child – both philosophical and literal).
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Mutable Air Sign Aspects: Yang, Masculine, Solar, Positive, Diurnal, Airy, Mutable, Barren, Horary Western, Vernal, Boreal, Commanding, Double, Double-Bodied, Dual, Bicorporeal, Human, Moist, Vocal, Sweet, Hot.

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Lunar Lore

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The last moon of February
talks the to fields;
barbed wire casts a shadow.
~ Jane Cooper, “Hunger Moon”
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From New Moon to the Full, the humidity and moisture
of bodies doth increase; but from the Full
to the New Moon, it descreaseth.
~Ptolemy
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It was a wild, cold, seasonable night of March,
with a pale moon, lying on her back as though
the wind had tilted her …
– Robert Louis Stevenson, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”.
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If the moon shows like a silver shield,
Be not afraid to reap your field ;
But if she rise a haloed round,
Soon we’ll tread on deluged ground.
~ T.F. Thiselton Dyer, “English Folk-Lore”.

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The Lunar Mansion
Alhak’a, A White Spot,
also known as
aput Canis Validi, The Head of the Strong Dog
Marked by the fix’d Star: Meissa, in Orion.

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While far Orion o’er the waves did walk
That flow among the isles.
~Shelley, “The Revolt of Islam

 

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Thursday, 26 February, 2015

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Thursday, 26 February, 2015

 

 

Waxing, Gibbous Moon          Age: days.
Ascending Node is at 11° Libra.
Moon in 24th degree of the Sign Gemini, the Twins;
also in 32nd deg. of the Constellation Taurus, the Bull.

Moonset: 1:38 morn.  Moonrise: 11:52 morn.  Souths: 7:13 eve
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Current Moon Phase: Waxing Moon

Time: From New Moon To Full (Approx. 14 Days)

Goddess Aspect: Maiden

Associated Goddesses: Artemis, Branwen, Eriu, Nymph, Epona

Magickal Attributes: Invoking Beginnings, New Projects, Ideas, Inspiriation, Energy, Vitality, Freedom. Workings On This Day Are For “Constructive” Magick (Love, Wealth, Success, Courage, Friendship, Luck Or Health.) Make phone calls. Write letters. Dance. Act now.

Perform magic on waxing moons to attract a new quality or behavior, to increase the light within, to attain personal and spiritual growth and greater awareness. The quarter moon suggests a period of overcoming obstacles and continuing on the path to growth.

Keywords for the Crescent phase are: expansion, growth, struggle, opportunity. It is the time in a cycle that you gather the wisdom learned in the new phase and communicate your intention to move forward. Light a candle. Write or read an affirmation. Commit to your goal.

Workings On This Day Are For “Constructive” Magick (Love, Wealth, Success, Courage, Friendship, Luck Or Health.) Symbolic of growth, manifestation, attainment, gravidity (heavy with child – both philosophical and literal).
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Mutable Air Sign Aspects: Yang, Masculine, Solar, Positive, Diurnal, Airy, Mutable, Barren, Horary Western, Vernal, Boreal, Commanding, Double, Double-Bodied, Dual, Bicorporeal, Human, Moist, Vocal, Sweet, Hot.

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Lunar Lore
They dined on mince, and slices of quince,
Which they ate with a runcible spoon;
And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand,
They danced by the light of the moon.
– Edward Lear

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Pale moon doth rain,
Red moon doth blow,
White moon doth neither rain nor snow.
– From the Latin proverb (Clarke, 1639)

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“Moon-Drop,” in Latin, virus lunare, a vaporous drop
supposed to be shed by the moon on certain herbs
and other objects, when influenced by incantations.
~ Brewer, “Dictionary of Phrase & Fable”.

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The Lunar Mansion

Aldabaran, The Follower,
also known as
Cor Tauri, The Heart of the Bull.
Marked by the fix’d Star: Aldebaran, in Taurus.

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When with his golden hornes bright Taurus opes,
The yeare; and downward the crosse Dog-starre stoopes;
~ May’s translation of Virgil’s “Georgics.”

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Wednesday, 11 February, 2015

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Wednesday, 11 February, 2015

 
Last Quarter Moon, at 10h. 52m. evening.
Moon in Via Combusta.
Moon in 12th degree of the Sign Scorpio, the Scorpion;
also in 5th deg. of the Constellation Libra, the Balance.
Moonrise: 12:00 morn.  Souths: 5:31 morn.  Moonset: 10:56 morn.
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Spells and rituals involving the Water Sign should be performed when the Moon is in a water sign: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces.

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Aspects of Scorpio: Yin, Feminine, Lunar, Negative, Nocturnal, Watery, Fixed, Fruitful, Horary Northern, Autumnal, Austral, Obeying, Moist, Dumb, Mute, Cold.
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Current Moon Phase: Waning, Gibbous Moon

Waning Gibbous — the Moon is less than fully but more than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is decreasing. “Waning Moon: Symbolic of letting go, surrender, release, quiet time, contemplation, and a time of incubation.

Time: From Full Moon to Dark Moon (approx.14 days)

Goddess Aspect: Crone

Associated Goddesses: Cailleach, Banshee, Hecate, Kali, Morrigan

Magickal Attributes: Banishing! Releasing the old, removing unwanted negative energies, wisdom, psychic ability, scrying, reversing circumstances. Workings on this day are for banishing magick, for ridding oneself of addictions, illness or negativity, physical and  psychic cleansings.

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Moon Moon, Mother Moon
Lunar Lore

When the moon is at the full,
Mushrooms you may freely pull ;
But when the moon is on the wane,
Wait ere you think to pluck again.
~ Essex, in T.F. Thiselton Dyer, “English Folk-Lore”.
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Let us be Diana’s foresters,
Gentlemen of the shade, minions of the moon;
And let men say we be men of good government, being governed,
as the sea is, by our noble and chaste mistress the moon…
~Shakespeare, “King Henry IV,” I, ii.
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That orbèd maiden, with white fire laden,
Whom mortals call the moon,
Glides glimmering o’er my fleece-like floor
By the midnight breezes strewn.
~Percy Bysshe Shelley, “The Cloud
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The Lunar Mansion

Alghafr, The Covering,
also known as
Cooperta, The Covering.
Marked by the fix’d Star: Syrma, in Virgo.

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Virgin August! come in thy regal state
With soft majestic grace and brow serene;
Though the fierce Lion’s reign is overpast
The summer’s heat is all thine own as yet,
And all untouched thy robe of living green
By the rude fingers of the northern blast.

~ R.J. Philbrick, “Virgo.”
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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Tuesday, 10 February, 2015

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Tuesday, 10 February, 2015

 
Waning, Gibbous Moon          Age: 21 ½ days.
Moon in Via Combusta.
Moon in 9th degree of the Sign Scorpio, the Scorpion;
also in 2nd deg. of the Constellation Libra, the Balance.
Souths: 4:44 morn.  Moonset: 10:20 morn.
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Spells and rituals involving the Water Sign should be performed when the Moon is in a water sign: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces.

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Aspects of Scorpio: Yin, Feminine, Lunar, Negative, Nocturnal, Watery, Fixed, Fruitful, Horary Northern, Autumnal, Austral, Obeying, Moist, Dumb, Mute, Cold.

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Current Moon Phase: Waning, Gibbous Moon

Waning Gibbous — the Moon is less than fully but more than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is decreasing. “Waning Moon: Symbolic of letting go, surrender, release, quiet time, contemplation, and a time of incubation.

Time: From Full Moon to Dark Moon (approx.14 days)

Goddess Aspect: Crone

Associated Goddesses: Cailleach, Banshee, Hecate, Kali, Morrigan

Magickal Attributes: Banishing! Releasing the old, removing unwanted negative energies, wisdom, psychic ability, scrying, reversing circumstances. Workings on this day are for banishing magick, for ridding oneself of addictions, illness or negativity, physical and  psychic cleansings.

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Moon Moon, Mother Moon
Lunar Lore
“Alilat” – the name by which the Arabs adore nature,
~ Brewer, “Dictionary of Phrase & Fable”
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The south-wind strengthens to a gale,
Across the moon the clouds fly fast,
The house is smitten as with a flail,
The chimney shudders to the blast.
~Robert Bridges, “Low Barometer.”
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“Osiris” is used to designate any waning luminary,
as the setting sun, as well as the waning moon or setting planet.
~ Brewer, “Dictionary of Phrase & Fable”.

The Lunar Mansion
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Alghafr, The Covering,
also known as
Cooperta, The Covering.
Marked by the fix’d Star: Syrma, in Virgo.
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Virgin August! come in thy regal state
With soft majestic grace and brow serene;
Though the fierce Lion’s reign is overpast
The summer’s heat is all thine own as yet,
And all untouched thy robe of living green
By the rude fingers of the northern blast.
~ R.J. Philbrick, “Virgo.”

 
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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Monday, 09 February, 2015

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Lunabar Moon Almanack for Monday, 09 February, 2015

 Waning, Gibbous Moon          Age: 21 ½ days.

Moon in Via Combusta.

 Moon in 10th degree of the Sign Scorpio, the Scorpion;

 also in 3rd deg. of the Constellation Libra, the Balance.

Souths: 4:44 morn.  Moonset: 10:20 morn. 

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Spells and rituals involving the Water Sign should be performed when the Moon is in a water sign: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces.

 

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Aspects of Scorpio: Yin, Feminine, Lunar, Negative, Nocturnal, Watery, Fixed, Fruitful, Horary Northern, Autumnal, Austral, Obeying, Moist, Dumb, Mute, Cold.

 

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Current Moon Phase: Waning, Gibbous Moon

 

 Waning Gibbous — the Moon is less than fully but more than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is decreasing. “Waning Moon: Symbolic of letting go, surrender, release, quiet time, contemplation, and a time of incubation.

 

Time: From Full Moon to Dark Moon (approx.14 days)

 

Goddess Aspect: Crone

 

 Associated Goddesses: Cailleach, Banshee, Hecate, Kali, Morrigan

Magickal Attributes: Banishing! Releasing the old, removing unwanted negative energies, wisdom, psychic ability, scrying, reversing circumstances. Workings on this day are for banishing magick, for ridding oneself of addictions, illness or negativity, physical and  psychic cleansings.

 

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Moon Moon, Mother Moon

Lunar Lore

Over the west hung the wasting moon,

 now dull and greenish-yellow, like tarnished brass.

 ~Thomas Hardy, “Far from the Madding Crowd”

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 Silence was pleased : now glowed the firmament

   With living sapphires; Hesperus, that led

 The starry host, rode brightest till the Moon,

   Rising in clouded majesty, at length

 Apparent queen, unveiled her peerless light,

   And o’er the dark her silver mantle threw.

 ~ from Milton’s “Evening.”

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 When the moon rises red and appears large, with clouds,

expect rain in twelve hours.

 Collected in R. Inwards, “Weather Lore”.

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The Lunar Mansion

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 Alghafr, The Covering,

 also known as

 Cooperta, The Covering.

 Marked by the fix’d Star: Syrma, in Virgo

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 In autumn when the sun in Virgine

 By radiant heat enripened hath our corne.

~John Skelton

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