Moon Day 14
Different astrological traditions strongly disagree about this day. The Vedic tradition doesn’t recommend starting anything, especially if it concerns getting income, and advises you not to travel. On the contrary, Globa considers this day appropriate for any important business, and the European tradition treats it as generally happy.
Next Full Moon Date: Sunday, November 21, 2010
Names Given to the Moon by Other Cultures:
- Colonial American: Beaver Moon
- Chinese: White Moon
- American Indian (Cherokee): Trading Moon
- American Indian (Choctaw): Sassafras Moon
- American Indian (Dakotah Sioux): Moon When Horns Are Broken Off
- Celtic: Dark Moon
- English Medieval: Snow Moon
- Neo Pagan: Tree Moon
Full Beaver Moon (November)
For both the colonists and the Algonquin tribes, this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs. This full Moon was also called the Frost Moon.
This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs. Another interpretation suggests that the name Full Beaver Moon comes from the fact that the beavers are now actively preparing for winter. It is sometimes also referred to as the Frosty Moon.
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