What happens when the moon travels through different Zodiac signs? In this article we will try to describe what energies you can use for your Spells at the different points during the Moons travel through each sign.
Planning your rituals to coincide with the location of the Moon can allow you use the full power of the Moon become more effective for your Magick. Using our guide as written below, you can easily coordinate your rituals within the correct Moon periods and coinciding astrological signs. The moon will remain in each zodiac sign for approximately 2.5 days before it will briefly become neutral before it moves to the next sign. While this can seem like an impossible timeline to adhere to your rituals and Spells, keep in mind that sometimes the moon will enter early in the month. This can give you another opportunity to have it return for another cycle for the end of the month. Depending on your ritual, some will allow for multiple zodiac signs, this can increase your time available for the Spell.
Moon in Aries
Aries is a Fire sign, governing impulses, initiative and action. Doing something out of the ordinary, that has a physical component, is very satisfying under an Aries Moon. The fact that Aries is also the infant of the zodiac signs which is greatly protected from the powerful energy of the planet Mars, this is a perfect time to perform your protection rituals. Other rituals for strength, power, control, lust and sex can also be performed with high effectiveness during this time.
Moon in Taurus
Taurus is the first earth sign in the zodiac, which is also ruled by the planet Venus. This is what balances Taurus' need for material things with their greater tendency for love and affection. The best performed Spells during this time are Spell concerning money and relationships. The fact that Taurus is one of the most stubborn signs in the zodiac, this often makes these types of Spells more powerful in creating long term results.
Moon in Gemini
The fact that Gemini is an air sign creates high compatibility with Spells targeting creativity, fresh ideas, travel and diplomacy. You can often find this Moon difficult to work with because your ritual workings can shift direction, often without any warning. This effect happens because of Gemini's inherent duality so definitely be cautious when casting Spells during this Moon.
Moon in Cancer
The Cancer Moon is nurturing and is known for being in touch with your feelings as well as the feelings of those around you. Because Cancer is a cardinal water sign it can be used and is perfect for Spells involving those of the family, domestic life in general and often very successfully fertility.
Moon in Leo
Being the second fire sign in the zodiac, the most successful Spells cast during this Moon often are associated with leadership, careers and courage. When you are looking to find employment or simply looking to move forward in your career, this is the time to cast such rituals. Leo rules the back heart and spine, so this would be a good time to cast healing Spells concerning these areas.
Moon in Virgo
Virgo and Taurus are both earth signs, and yet the attributes for both these signs are considerably different. The fact that Virgo is ruled by the planet Mercury its need for materials is not tempered by the same degree of emotion of that of the plant Venus. The ideal Spells that are cast during this moon are often related to education and health or healing. The powerful mental influence of Mercury in Virgo's corner leaves no detail up to chance. This makes for ideal workings of Spells that require many different elements going on at the same time to achieve a single goal.
Moon in Libra
Represented by the symbols of the scale the Moon in Libra has a profound balance of energies. Because of these energies, Spells that require balancing out extremes is best performed during the Moon of Libra. If legal issues are of great concern for you, this would be the best time to perform such rituals. Although you must be cautious, if you are in the wrong in the legal situation, the Spell will most likely backfire on you and fail. Some other spells that are cast during the Libra moon are relationships, romance and partnerships; again that balance of energies comes into play here.
Moon in Scorpio
Scorpio is the perfect Moon for dealing with divination, psychic powers and most advanced ritual workings. It is also a positive Moon for concealing or revealing matters of great secrets. The great sexual energy carried by Scorpio combined with the fact that it is a water sign, Fertility Spells are vastly successful during this Moon. On a Scorpio day, mediation can often lead to great insight regarding complicated workings, ultimately can this can lead to a more successful Spell casting.
Moon in Sagittarius
The fact that Sagittarius is the third and final fire sign, it will usually carry all the typical fire sign energy. Sagittarius can also add a great deal of intellectual energy to the mix allowing for the successful workings of rituals concerning truth, legal issues, protection and education. Sagittarius is also suited towards carrying out those newly discovered techniques, which is often an active fire sign trait.
Moon in Capricorn
The third and final earth sign in the zodiac is that of the Capricorn. Though not quite as stubborn as the Taurus, you will find a stability in the Moon in Capricorn. Some of the best worked out Spells to perform during this moon, is those of great organization, ambition or stability. You can work in some career spells during this time, if you are looking for employment or simply looking to move forward in your current position.
Moon in Aquarius
During this moon's transit a great creative power can be raised, the difficulty lies in how you direct it. You want to avoid any imbalances or possible reversals of your desired intentions. The best worked spells during this time are generally Spells of friendship, overcoming addictions or creating psychic abilities.
Moon in Pisces
Pisces is the strongest sign for divination communicating with spirits and any other kind of Mental Magick including clairvoyance, telepathy, telekinesis, lucid dreaming and Dream Magick. Creativity as a form of Mental Magick in and of itself is also strong at this time, but only when approached in the proper meditative state.