Full Moon Ritual: The Sturgeon Moon
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The sturgeon moon. Moon when corn is edible. Berry moon. Big ripening moon. Joyful moon. Yellow leaves moon. Moon of freshness. Moon of the big harvest. Yellow flowers moon. Cornsilk moon. Moon when geese shed their feathers. Black cherry moon. Moon when the fruit dries up. Moon whenyoung ducks begin to fly. Middle moon. Moon of the blackberry patches. Dog days moon. Moon of the smoky earth. Moon when acorns appear. Green corn moon. Ricing moon.
Whatever her name may be to you, the full August moon is a time of using the rich warmth of summer to develop and embodied understanding of the intuitive aspect, and learning the physical indicators of our instictual, intuitive nature.
In this inter-traditional, beginner-friendly group ritual on the evening of the full moon, we will gather under this powerful light and explore energy of the latest full moon of the year. Please be advised that there will be smoke offerings, light feasting, light physical activity (sitting and standing), chanting, percussion, and meditation. Attendees should be comfortable in the presence of animal curios, as well as some moderate participation. $15 // Light refreshments provided for our ritual feast. ABOUT THE HOST Melissa Madara is a co-owner at Catland, a folk witch & an herbalist. Her work deals with the healing power of storytelling, divination, and mastery of the natural world. She is a teacher at Catland Books and numerous other metaphysical spaces in NYC, and has a background in Croatian, American folk, and Chaos Magic traditions.