Snow Moon February 2017 is a special astronomical event that witnesses the full moon in the crude of winter with a comet in the same line. Native Americans were the first people who kept names for moon phases based on the climate experienced afterward and thus ‘Snow Moon’ came into existence.
What is Snow Moon February 2017?
An astronomical extravaganza to scientists and believers of astrology, Snow Moon commences on February 10- February 11th, with a precise timing of 12:32 AM on 11th February. Epitomizing the snowiest month of the year, February’s chills justifies its Full Moon Name. Also popular as the Hunger Moon, February Snow moon is so cold that famine is also a noted result of the month.
Some other popular names of Snow Moon are Little Famine Moon, Storm Moon, Full Bony Moon and Hunger Moon.
Cycles of the Moon
Moon is the lone natural satellite of planet Earth and same is why, the moon has multifarious effects on its parent planet too. As the moon is also the closest satellite to earth, it is often referred to as the feminine side of the earth. Composed of feminine traits and creative effects on lives, moon phases are excellent to harness the moon plus crystal energy for a Chakra boost.
1. New Moon
Beginning with a new cycle of optimism as well as goals, new moon signifies the reset of ambitions.
New moon in February 2017: 26 February, 9:58 AM
2. Waxing Moon
A period known as hard work with continuous improvisation, waxing moon represents progress or kaizen.
Waxing Moon: February 3, 23:19 PM
3. Full Moon
The most energetic phase of the moon, the full moon is an amplifier of creativity plus the time of ‘letting go’. The full moon is ideal to release unfavorable tensions, stress, pain and suffering with a fresh new beginning.
Full moon in February 2017: 10 February, 19:33 PM
4. Waning Moon
A phase of the moon that tends to have an effect of pulling, waning moon signifies a withdrawal of mind and actions.
Waning Moon: February 18, 14:33
5. Dark Moon
Known as the ideal time for introspection, black moon or dark moon is a psychically potent time where the necessity is solitude and calmth. The dark moon is also a time of adversity that must be overthrown to succeed in life.
Dark Moon in February: 25 February
What is so special about Snow Moon 2017?
Native Americans named Snow Moon as Hunger moon initially as winter was the toughest time to hunt. Similar other tribes named the Snow Moon February as ‘shoulder to shoulder ‘round the fire moon’; ‘No snow in the trails moon’ and ‘Bone moon’.
Ritual for Snow Moon February 2017
Signifying a time of ultimate release, there are many rituals when performed during Snow Moon February that helps to bring calmth, peace and vision.
- Clear your crystals and the mind.
- Write down the most hated or degrading things of your life on a piece of paper.
- Place your crystals on your right and lit a candle on your left.
- Visualize a gentle waterfall above your head, delicately washing you from head toes.
- Imagine that all the negativity heaped and composed within you is vanishing off.
- Pick your wand with your right hand and the paper listing your negativity to your left.
- Meditate with your wand pointed at the paper, while outing the negativity from you.
- Burn the paper with the candle and clear the wands afterward.
- Clean your crystals.
4 Crystals for Snow Moon February 2017
As a comet also surfaces during the passage of Snow Moon, the spectacle is one to brace your heart for! Using the crystals below, before Snow moon prepares to charge your mind, body and spirit for a powerful new beginning.
A powerful grounding stone and Talisman, this Amethyst Chakra Generator can be used to oust the demon from within you, effortlessly using Crystal Programming.
Known as the Shaman’s stone, leave your Blue Smelt Quartz for 2 hours under the full moon and meditate freshly to heal your mind as well as ‘let go’ of your rotting feelings. If you don’t have a quartz wand, use this gorgeous blue smelt wand with a unique color energy to ignite your intentions.
Yet another significant crystal wand that can attract wealth, health, magic and spiritual awareness, this Labradorite wand can be charged during Snow Moon February for complete chakra activation as well.
A cleansing crystal capable absorbing and dispelling negativity as well as psychic attacks, Snow Moon February is excellent to charge this fluorite wand to its maximum powers to cultivate the divine power of calmth.
Before you go …
Crystals are excellent to swish during Snow Moon February 2017 to clarify your thoughts, destiny and potential. Remember to try our Crystal Ritual for the full moon and tell us how February Snow Moon fared for you in the comments below.