New Moon Purva Bhadrapada

by James Kelleher March 05, 2019

New Moon Purva Bhadrapada

There will be a new moon on March 6th at 8:06am in Purva Bhadrapada nakshatra. Okay, this is a pop quiz.

1. What are the 24 hours before the new moon good for?
A. signing new contracts.
B. Getting Married
C. Introspection, cleaning house, rest, and getting rid of things you don't need.

2. What are the 24 hours after a new moon good for?
A. Signing new contracts
B. Getting married?
C. Avoiding the impulse to start something, assuming that you want that thing to grow and improve, until the second day after the new moon.

Answers:

Question 1. (C) the 24 hour period before the New Moon is called Amavasya and it is only good for rest, recharging, spiritual activities, and for getting rid of conditions that aren't serving you any more.

Question 2. (C) Even though the 24 hours after the New Moon is technically supposed to be a period for new beginnings, the Moon has very little light and needs another day before it has the momentum to promote the process of growth.

This new moon is in Purva Bhadrapada nakshatra, symbolized by a funeral cot. This is a symbol of endings, so the entire lunar month following the new moon is spiritually charged and a good time to eliminate things that are not working for you. That doesn't mean you can't start anything, it's just a general tendency of the lunar month. This is a good month to go for a walk in a graveyard, think about what is really important in life, and the fact that nothing in the material world lasts.

Just one in a never ending stream of positive thoughts to brighten your day.





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