According to traditional astrological sources, the New Moon represents the end of one cycle and the beginning of another new 28-day cycle. It is often viewed as a symbol of endings and new beginnings. The nighttime darkness of the New Moon symbolizes the mysterious watery depth of the unconscious – the transpersonal realm where personal identity and individual boundaries dissolve and the sense of direction and ego are lost for the purpose of cleansing away the past in order to prepare the way for the future.
Archetypally, the New Moon symbolically represents the fetus in the womb (Moon) waiting to be born into a new life (Sun), the Gnostic Marriage of Sol (the Sun) and Lunar (the Moon) – the alchemical marriage of male and female, the Greek goddess Hestia (Vesta) – the crackling blaze of the home hearth, the interplay of instinct (Moon) and ego (Sun), of soul (Moon) and spirit, yin (feminine) and yang (masculine) principles, Mother (Moon) and Father (Sun) or Man (Sun) and Woman (Moon), and existence (Moon) and meaning (Sun).
The Aries New Moon marks the first new moon in the astrological new year that began on March 20th, 2021, marking a new annual cycle that represents a fresh new start within the collective. The New Moon at 22°02′ Aries is exact on April 11 at 11:36 pm EDT. The Aries archetype of is one of inspired action, therefore this New Moon energy encourages and motivates one to initiate new ideas and confidence to turn a vision into reality, providing the necessary moral courage to take intelligent risk to grow and strive to improve one’s lot in life while offering a grand vision of what is possible to others.
The Aries New Moon makes aspects to both Venus and Mars, signifying that it is time for one to develop the quality of warmth, kindness, appreciation, and gratitude daily life and create more harmony, love, and beauty in the world however possible. It also augurs the urge to initiate social activities and events or plan a vacation after a year that kept us bound to home.
Regardless, the New Moon energy indicates that we are moving towards a better and brighter future and begin living life on our own terms once again.
Finally, the Aries New Moon squares Pluto, indicating this is a period of finding creative solutions that requires ingenuity as well as strength or will power to respond effectively when there are unexpected surprises. It is likely one will likely become more perceptive intuitively or psychically as a result of personal crises triggering deeper transformation within, therefore, enjoying films, books, poems, and other works that treat issues like death, jealousy, mysteries, hidden conspiracies, provocative and controversial subjects, or the psychological depths and complexities of people and the world.
William Stickevers is an astrological consultant, hypnotist, life coach, and business strategist, advising clients from 28 countries for over three decades with strategy and insight to live a more fulfilled life according to their soul’s code and calling.
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