New Moon

Similar: Full Moon, Moon Sign, Waning Moon, Waxing Moon

When the moon appears as just a sliver in the sky, this is called a “New Moon”. Earth’s Moon is always in motion. It spends approximately 28 days traveling through each of the Zodiac signs, meaning that we have a ‘new’ New Moon every single month. As it does, depending on where it is in relation to the Sun on any given day, it carries a certain amount of light. 

During a New Moon, that amount of light is minimal which is the complete opposite of the Full Moon which sits on the opposite end of the Moon phases. It is often barely visible to the human eye as the lunar dish is completely hidden. 

The New Moon period of every month is an opportunity for new beginnings. During every New Moon period, focus on the new beginnings that you want to manifest in your life over the next 28 days. After the Moon ‘disappears’ for a few days during this New Moon period, it acts almost as a lunar rebirth, giving it great significance in many cultures. 

Lots of people will use the New Moon for cleansing their divination tools, performing rituals, writing out intentions, and letting go of negative energy. 

Manifesting during this time is incredibly powerful, as it ties directly to the new beginnings that the New Moon brings. It is important to look at what sign the New Moon is in to make the most of your intentions and use the moon magic to create your best life. 

Learn how to manifest with the New Moon.

Here is more information about each New Moon:

  1. New Moon in Aries

  2. New Moon in Taurus

  3. New Moon in Gemini

  4. New Moon in Cancer

  5. New Moon in Leo

  6. New Moon in Virgo

  7. New Moon in Libra 

  8. New Moon in Scorpio

  9. New Moon in Sagittarius

  10. New Moon in Capricorn

  11. New Moon in Aquarius

  12. New Moon in Pisces

You might also be interested in


The Tarot Quint: What it is & How to Use It

Looking to add one extra layer of depth and clarity to your next Tarot reading? Enter: the Tarot Quint. The power of numerology cannot be understated — this much we all know, as… Read Full Article »

How to Attract Your Soul Mate This Christmas

Christmas is all about connecting with our loved ones and appreciating those connections under the sparkling lights all around us. But the holidays can also be a lonely time, and… Read Full Article »

The Inspiring Message You Need Most, Based on Your Moon Sign

Stressed, confused, or could use a bit of a pick-me-up? Don’t fret — the stars have got your back. When all seems to be going south, or the clouds won’t seem to stop fogging… Read Full Article »