The spiritual power of the full moon, studies of the Full Moon And
How It Affects Us as humans and the spiritual energies around us.
Spiritual Power Of The Full Moon
Ok ladies – and those men whose feminine side is affected by the full moon – next time you find yourself unable to sleep, or feeling over passionate, irrational, emotional, and tears for what will seem later, no apparent reason – here’s a little something to shed some light on why….
Some people say the full moon brings out the worst in us if we have suppressed violence and anger or unfinished business. I say it is an opportunity to go in and sort out our stuff.
Scientists do tell us, however, that brain activity associated with deep sleep decreases around the full moon, saying that it has something to do with the gravitational pull – which has the power to
affect our feelings and behaviour, but they don’t really understand how it affects us on a deeper level; Just that it does.
Just visit a hospital and see how many babies are being born on a full moon, or a police station and check out the increased arrests for violence, or any psychiatric or prison ward around this time and you’ll see a significant increase in the lunacy of people.
Full Moon Magical Meaning
The moon has held a mystical place in the history of human culture. All around the globe Moon Gods and Goddesses have played a significant part of ancient history and myth, not just because of the known influence on agriculture, fertility, and the ocean’s tides, but for its known influence and association with the 28-day cycle of a woman’s menstruation and the pull we all feel to reflect. To go within.
The ancients believed that the moon symbolized the Triple Goddess. Her three phases of maiden, mother, and crone were associated with the lunar phases of new, full and old. She changes form with the passing of time, from her fullness to a darkened shadow, symbolizing life and death and the transitions we all go through in between.
To Buddhists, the full moon holds special religious significance because Buddha was supposed to have been born, enlightened and die on a full moon. Many of the old religions observe certain disciplines such as fasting, ceremony, and meditation around this time. There is a whole science of ritual and magic designed around the moon and her cycles. It has fascinated and entranced humanity for thousands of years. Being both feared and worshipped.
To me, she is the mystery, our intuition, the magic, and the renewal. She bestows the power of clarity, purity, and brilliance of one’s mind. Each month is a chance for a new beginning. A fresh start. An opportunity for transformation. It reflects the mystery and fear within our souls.
When I can’t sleep on a full moon I visualize the moon rising over the ocean creating a pathway over which I walk to greet the Goddess of the moon. She is gracious and fecund. The epitomes of womanhood. Robed in silver, with long flowing hair and piercing grey eyes that welcome me home.
She – in all her beauty and glory and lovingness steps onto the path to meet me and gives me a great big nurturing hug, filling me with all of her alchemical properties and divine love. Sometimes, when I have issues I need to work on, I ask her to take me to the dark side of the moon to find what is hidden there. What is hidden from me? (Sometimes I even surprise myself.)
Give it a go! It might stop you from lying there watching the hours tick by on those sleepless full moon nights, and you may even find some hidden treasure that will give you a whole new lease of life! © Jyoti Eagles