what is the harvest moon?
It is the full moon that is seen nearest to the time of the autumnal equinox, the last full moon before Samhain. It is sometimes called the the “Chrysanthemum Moon”, “G*psy Moon”, “Elk Moon”, “Singing Moon,” and “Wine Moon”. It is followed by the hunter’s moon.
what does that mean for witchcraft?
This is the time for completion. Anything you have left undone or overdue, this is the time to wrap it up. Tie loose ends and trim the fat. As we approach the end of the year, it’s a time to ready a clean slate for the new year.
This is the time to collect debts and crops, to reap the efforts you have put in, take what you are owed. Some take this advice to mean to serve just desserts to those that have wronged them.
There is more moonlight during this full moon, as it rises earlier and appears to stay full for multiple days, which can be used for multiple-night full moon rituals.
The spells best for a full moon are charging/cleansing crystals and items, healing, love magic, banishing, and clarity of mind.
FULL HARVEST MOON IN PISCES TONIGHT! SEPT. 16.2016
Reminder for my moon witches! With tonight’s moon phase, it’s the perfect time to perform any spells you might have been putting off or waiting to do!
This is full moon is the harvest moon:
The Celts would use the Harvest Moon to mark the time before Samhain and considered it a blessing. It would be a time of crop collection but also of large parties; signing, dancing and drinking.
The full moon is good for:
charging/cleansing crystals and items
because it’s in Pisces, it’s also good for:
It will be a (penumbral) Lunar eclipse:
visible from the southern hemisphere, the moon is traveling through the faintest part of earth’s shadow, good for:
now is the time for magic!