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Moon Phases & Spells
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What moon phases to cast certain spells

New Moon

Rising Time: Rises at dawn.

Setting Time: Sets at sunset.

Time: From the new moon’s appearance until 3 1/2 days after.

Purpose: Beginnings.

Pagan Holiday: Winter Solstice.

Goddess Name: Rosemead’s Moon.

Goddess Energy: Goddesses of growth.

Offering: Honey and Milk.

Theme: Abundance.

Tarot: The Fool.

Rune: Kenaz for openings, Fehu for abundance, Gebo for love

Magic: Health, divination, beauty, self-improvement, love, business, deconstructive magic and curses.

Waxing Crescent Moon

Rising Time: Rises at mid-morning.

Setting Time: Sets after sunset.

Time: Moon is 3 1/2 to 7 days after new moon.

Purpose: The movement of the thing.

Pagan Holiday: Imbolc.

Goddess Name: Brigid’s Moon.

Goddess Energy: Water goddesses.

Offering: Candles.

Theme: Manifestation.

Rune: Inguz for focus, Berkana for beginnings.

Tarot: The Magician

Magick: Attraction spells, animal magic, inner beauty, friendships, business, change, emotions, protection, healing, psychic work, wealth, success and luck.

First Quarter Moon - (waxing quarter)

Rising Time: Moon rises at noon.

Setting Time: Sets at midnight.

Time: Moon is 7-10 1/2 days after new moon.

Purpose: The shape of the thing.

Pagan Holiday: Spring Equinox.

Goddess Name: Persephone’s Moon.

Goddess Energy: Air goddesses.

Offering: Feathers.

Theme: Luck.

Runes: Uruz for strength, Elhaz for luck, Jera for improvement.

Tarot card: Strength or the Star

Magic: Luck, motivation, friendships, love, health, protection, divination, money and success.

Waxing Gibbous Moon

Rising Time: Moon rises in mid-afternoon.

Setting Time: Sets around 3 am.

Time: Moon is 10 1/2 -14 days after new moon.

Purpose: Details.

Goddess Name: Nuit’s Moon.

Goddess Energy: Star goddesses.

Offering: Ribbons.

Theme: Perfection.

Runes: Ansuz for eloquence, Wunjo for success, Daguz for enlightenment.

Magic: Peace, Harmony, Health, attraction, success, growth and motivation.

Full Moon

Rising Time: Moon rises at sunset.

Setting Time: Sets at dawn.

Time: Moon is 14-17 1/2 days after the new moon.

Purpose: Completion of a project.

Pagan Holiday: Summer Solstice.

Goddess Name: Sekhmet’s Moon.

Goddess Energy: Fire goddesses.

Offering: Flowers.

Theme: Power.

Rune: Sowilo.

Tarot: The Sun.

Waning Gibbous Moon

Rising Time: Moon rising at mid-evening

Setting Time: Sets at mid-morning;

Time: Moon is 3 1/2-7 days after the full moon.

Purpose: Initial destruction.

Pagan Holiday: Lammas.

Goddess Name: Hecate’s Moon.

Goddess Energy: Earth goddesses.

Offering: Grain or rice.

Theme: Reassessment.

Rune: Elhaz for protection, Thurisaz for destruction and defense.

Tarot: The Tower for destruction.

Magick: Emotions, addictions, divorce, cleansing, banishing, undoing bindings, undoing curses and protection.

First Quarter Moon

Rising Time: Moon rises at midnight.

setting Time: Sets at noon.

Time: Moon is 7-10 1/2 days after the full moon.

Purpose: Absolute destruction.

Pagan Holiday: Fall Equinox.

Goddess Name: The Morrigan’s Moon.

Goddess Energy: Harvest goddesses.

Offering: Incense.

Theme: Banishing.

Rune: Hagalaz, kenaz for banishing, Isa for binding, Naudhiz for turning.

Tarot: Judgement.

Magic: Health, Healing, banishing, protection, divorce, dreams, and endings.

Waning Crescent Moon

Rising Time: Moon rises at 3 am

Setting Time: sets at mid-afternoon

Time: Moon is 10 1/2-14 days after the full moon

Purpose: Rest

Pagan Holiday: Samhain

Goddess Name: Kali’s Moon

Goddess Energy: Dark goddesses

Offering: honesty

Theme: Justice

Runes: Tiwaz for justice, Kenaz for banishing

Tarot: Justice

Magick: Change, divorce, success, protection, separation, wisdom, removing obstacles and removing negativity.

Dark Moon

The dark moon is the last day of the lunar cycle, it happens on the night before the new moon and is associated with the dark aspect of the Goddess. This is a powerful time to do shadow work, destructive magic, curses, hexes, addictions, divorce, obstacles, separation, protection, stopping stalkers, binding and banishing. When it comes to destructive magic, it’s even more potent than the full moon. Channel the energies of the dark moon towards inner work, healing, cleansing and releasing. The Dark Moon is also a good time for soul-searching and to perform divination.

This is the eve of the new lunar cycle, rest, meditate and plan for the next cycle.

Blue Moon

When there are two full moons in the same month, the second one is called a blue moon, it is said that the blue moon is twice as powerful as the full moon. The blue moon only presents itself every 2.5 years, it falls in a different month each year. You must be careful what magick you practice during this time as the result may be far greater than anticipated.

The blue moon is similar to Samhain, the time when the veil between spirit worlds is at its thinnest, this allows us to establish a clearer connection to the spirit world and the universe. During this time you will have heightened clarity and connection to the divine, your magical workings will be enhanced and psychic abilities will be more powerful. This is the perfect time to harness the moons powerful influential energy!

Any rituals or spells performed during the Blue Moon will have long-term results, this is the ideal time to plant new seeds and ideas, especially if you are looking to have significant change in a specific area of your life.

Blue Moons are also the ideal time for meditation, divination, truth seeking, love spells, banishing, wishes and protection spells

Lunar Eclipse

Lunar eclipses are a very rare magical event that should not be missed. A Lunar eclipse indicate a major shift is coming that will be out of your control but will lead you closer to your purpose. On average a Lunar Eclipse takes place nearly once a year. During a lunar eclipse the energies of the sun and moon connect and create a harmonious balance of male and female energy. This an extremely powerful, balanced combination of two opposite energies and is capable of bringing about real miracles. Use their energy to make big life decisions and bold moves.

It is said that the lunar eclipse embodies the energies from every moon phase, as the eclipse begins with the full moon, then it wanes until it goes dark and then the new moon’s silver appears and the moon wanes to full again. Thus, you have the energies from each moon phase all at once, this makes the eclipse the perfect time for all kinds of magic.

When working with the lunar eclipse, it is important to consider the timing, as it will display at different times based on your location. Check your local start and end times when planning your lunar ritual.

A lunar eclipse does not have to be visible for you to work magic.

Perform magic for relationships, money, love, wisdom, romance, protection, psychic work, healing and divination.

Source: https://witcheslore.com/bookofshadows/rituals-spell-casting/time-for-magic-which-moon-phase-to-cast-a-spell/32795/
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Re: Moon Phases & Spells
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This thread has been moved to Other Spells Discussion from Misc Topics.
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Re: Moon Phases & Spells
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Each ritual or spell someone does the better thing is to learn when the appropriate timing within the lunar cycles for the per said spell's or ritual's and the core for say banishing, spiritual cleansing, love, life goals and other things to gain the best effect of whatever your attempting to gain or achieve from your rituals or spell

But to finish off to other's with doing a spell you half to put the effort in on your part to achieve the spell or ritual's you preform to gain the best results.
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As someone still learning about the moon cycles this was nice little guide. Thank you for posting.

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