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Harnessing the Energy of the Taurus New Moon for Manifestation and Growth


Taurus Moon goddess

Taurus is ruled by the planet Venus, the goddess of love, and is a feminine earth sign; its symbol is the bull, the sign of Wall Street. Material comforts and possessions are essential to a Taurean, associated with earthly pleasures, luxury, comfort, abundance, and a fertile and creative life. Taureans are dependable and make great team players, but they are a fixed earth sign; they can be conservative, stubborn, and resist change.

Their preference is a fixed, relaxed, predictable lifestyle, and they can be prone to laziness and be narrow-minded sometimes. Venus's immaturity can be jealous and possessive, and she feels threatened when something or someone she loves is supplanted or replaced by something new or foreign to her. When Taureans feel threatened, they can become ferocious; therefore, it is not a good idea to provoke them. Their pace is slow and steady, but they can become aggressive once provoked. Their natural placement in the zodiac is the second house of personal material resources; therefore, what you value may undergo shifts and a fresh new start under this new moon. Gratitude and new values are most likely to increase during this time.


Qualities Positive & Negative

You need emotional security in your possession and/or your physical environment; the need is stability and self-endurance. Having and/or feeling secure with material and physical brings you a sense of stability and emotional security. Your behavior and personality are associated with the need to hold on and retain, which derives from your need for material security. This will allow you the desire to work hard for what you want and may gain, which is emotionally essential satisfaction for a “job well done.” The Moons' functions will enable you opportunities that assist and enable you to acquire material comfort and possessions.


The fixed earth of Taurus holds the Moon's waters firmly, channeling them, but Taurus's lack of flexibility can obstruct the flow of things associated with the Moon. However, Taurus's feminine, organic energy blends well with the Moon's nurturing attributes, loosening Taurus' rigidity toward the functions symbolized by the Moon.


Emotions

Steady, warm, giving, and deeply sensitive to the needs of others, but can be emotionally attached, have emotional outbursts, use emotions to overcome others, and be hot-headed.


Habits and behaviors

They are slow and steady, methodical, and organically process things. They are comfortable with the tangible but can get stuck in a rut, unwilling to try new things, and bullied.


Family/ mother

Inclined to be devoted to family life and loving children/ parents, the family brings strong emotional security and is nurtured and nurturing. Attached to family, the mother sees family as possessions, a domineering mother or father who crushes on self-reliance, identity, and matriarchal and Patriarchal parent styles.


Relationship

Respect and desire to conserve past and cultural heritage, especially organic structures; you view past and culture as nurturing and valuable. You are bound by tradition, close-minded to change, and rotted to how things were done in the past.


Transcendental

Moon in Taurus symbolizes a state of oneness with the organic nature of the world, and there’s a solid pull to seek oneness with nature, especially on an emotional level; in nature, you can find emotional stability and tranquility for which you long. For this bond, you can nurture all things that endure and grow, which includes your inner nature. By calmly and steadily giving way to your intuitive subconscious, you strengthen your inner self, which becomes enduring. As you strengthen, the secrets of nature are revealed to you, and you can share a little joke with the world.


Make a financial plan and look at your financial situation; cash, property, and possessions are the focus at this time of the year. It’s an excellent time to think about where you’d like to be by the end of the year and ask questions like can I increase the amount of money I set aside as savings each week?


Loving ourselves is a big issue for most of us, and at this time, it’s good to look at how you view your self-worth and think about things like what you value in yourself and what you value at large. If you don’t value yourself, then it’s unlikely that others will value you as well. Take some time and list what you value most. Are you living a life that helps you focus on these things? If so, how can you make improvements?


4th House New Moon

4th house house

The New Moon in the fourth house is also known as the home and family zone.

A fourth house moon highlights family members, home life, and the potential influence of a parent or elder when a new moon occurs in the fourth house. This period may prompt changes in your living space, such as repairs, renovations, or dealing with property-related matters. Expect potential adjustments if you work from home or have a home office. This phase often marks resolving ongoing issues and sets the stage for fresh beginnings. It's a time to focus on your home, family, roots, and what these connections mean to you. Anticipate home and family-related issues and aim for a harmonious and nurturing environment. Visualize spending quality time with your loved ones or those who feel like family, reflecting on your origins and sense of belonging. Consider the significance of home in your life. Your responses will be helpful to you in the weeks ahead. A new moon in this sector typically signals a fresh start concerning your home. It could involve moving, decluttering, or significant renovations. Your family, parents, or relatives may play a prominent role during this period.


4th House Moon Affirmation:

"I cherish my family, and my family cherishes me."

"I am safe, and all is well."

"I value my home!"

Repeat one or all three daily during this New Moon and the upcoming four weeks.

Affirmations have the power to manifest. Embrace the feeling of adoring your home to draw yourself closer to it, even if you're not satisfied with your current place.


astrology chart

Take A Look At Your Chart

The New Moon in Taurus will affect you personally, and everyone has the influence of the Taurus moon in one or more areas of their chart. Some ideas of what to look for:

  • Your second house( Taurus, ruled by personal and material resources, ruled by Venus) and seventh house ( Also ruled by Venus, governs relationships, agreements, and contracts). What personal planets are located in these two houses?

  • Where is your Venus located?

  • Venus is currently in Taurus, and the energy of Taurus's new Moon is greatly amplified.

  • What planets and points are in your second and seventh house, and what house is Venus currently in your chart?

Though the Moon moves through each sign and house quickly, it can leave a lasting impact on your psyche, but your emotions will be transient. Let your emotions settle before taking any action.


Deeper Insights

Venus, the planet governing human love and pleasure, influences Taurus. All aspects linked to the wisdom of the earth are open to renewal. Uranus will remain in Taurus until 2026, ushering in necessary changes for a new evolutionary phase with the current cycle already halfway through. Significant developments may occur as the spring tide peaks for renewal and rejuvenation. The focus will center on Taurus and matters concerning the second house; a revitalization of your second house is underway. This house pertains to security, personal finances/net worth, material possessions, creature comforts, and life's pleasures. Safety and security rely on stability, which is currently challenging to maintain; embrace change as a natural part of life.


Cultivating self-respect can help you avoid relying solely on material possessions for security and stability. You can find inner peace and harmony in your external surroundings by embracing your authentic self. Consider investing in camping gear and hiking equipment to spend more time in nature. With Uranus moving through Taurus, expect significant transformations in traditional material comforts and pleasures. The most intense battles of the ego mind often revolve around adapting to changes in your material circumstances.  Experiencing insecurity and instability may lead to vulnerability, presenting a significant challenge. Yet, amidst this uncertainty, there are numerous chances for personal growth and exciting new possibilities. The Taurus New Moon is forming favorable connections with Uranus, Jupiter, and Saturn, indicating ample opportunities for growth and promising new starts.

Organs influenced by Taurus Moon Sign: Organs: Neck, larynx, throat, vocal cords, thyroid gland, tonsils, Adam's apple. These organs are now more sensitive, so provide them with extra care. Surgical operations: No - Surgical operations are not recommended during the New Moon.



Moon Aspects

18° 01’ Taurus New Moon

Tuesday, May 8, 9:21 pm ET

New Moon in Taurus Chart

Moon (Taurus) Conjunct Sun, Uranus and Jupiter Sextile Saturn (Pisces)

A Stellium will form with Venus, Jupiter, and Uranus during the New Moon in Taurus. Venus will align with the Sun and Moon. There will be a harmonious aspect with Saturn in Aries joined with Chiron, while the North Node and Mars will conjunct in Aries along with Neptune in Pisces and form a positive aspect with Pluto. Jupiter will have a favorable aspect with Neptune and a harmonious connection with Pluto. Saturn will align positively with Uranus, and Neptune will form a supportive aspect with Pluto. This lunar phase highlights stability and grounding oneself and one's senses. Venus will shine a light on love and relationships, making you feel more sociable and eager to connect. Your focus might shift toward finances and acquiring the necessary resources. It's an excellent opportunity to engage in activities that boost your self-esteem and share them with those around you.


Essential Oils

New Moon Essential Oil

Spikenard: also known as Nardostachys jatamansi, is a flowering plant native to the Himalayas. This herb has been valued for centuries for its aromatic properties and used in various cultures for its calming and grounding effects. Spikenard essential oil is often used in aromatherapy for its soothing and stress-relieving benefits. In addition to its aromatic qualities, spikenard has potential health benefits, such as supporting healthy skin and promoting relaxation. Whether used in essential oil form or as a dried herb, spikenard is a popular choice for those seeking natural remedies for wellness and relaxation.


patchouli essential oil for the 4th house

Fourth House New Moon Essential Oils

Patchouli: a fragrant herb known for its strong, earthy scent. It has been used for centuries in perfumes, incense, and aromatherapy due to its calming and grounding properties. Patchouli is often associated with the hippie culture of the 1960s and 1970s, but its unique aroma has stood the test of time and continues to be popular in various products today. Whether you want to add a touch of exoticism to your home or enjoy its rich scent, patchouli will leave a lasting impression. An uplifting aphrodisiac, it can positively affect the spirit, reduce depression, and enhance the immune system.


Taurus New Moon Essential Oil Blend

Make the most of your Taurus New Moon energy with this blend.

Cedarwood- 30 drops

Sandalwood- 35 drops

Spikenard- 35 drops


To a 5ml (contains approximately 100 drops of oil) colored glass euro-dropper bottle, add your essential oils. Cap the bottle tightly and shake vigorously to blend oils thoroughly. Allow oils to synergize for 12 hours or longer before using.


Healing Gemstones & Crystals

emerald

Emerald: Increase your luck and sense of peace and prosperity, boost your energy and self-confidence, and free your mind and emotions from negativity, helping you overcome fear.






Taurus New Moon Meditation

new Moon meditation

You can perform your meditation anytime from the New Moon in Taurus until the First Quarter Waxing Moon in Leo on May 15th.


What you will need:

  • A white candle

  • Essential oil or blend - use one of the recommended oils above or a combination.

    1. Ensure you are in a quiet place where you will not be disturbed.

    2. Light your white candle and inhale the scent of your essential oil.

    3. Using an aroma diffuser, You can also scent your space before meditation.

    4. Gaze into the candle flame as you breathe fully and deeply and exhale any tension. The candle flame reflects your Divine heart center.

    5. Continue inhaling the scent of your oil and releasing any tension for 1-5 minutes.


This New Moon is a good time for nurturing and enjoyment. Take a break, be grateful for all the joys and lessons and big and small changes, and begin to visualize your new life.


Replace worry with gratitude; this new moon is a moment to expand your mind and make magical connections with humans and spirit guides, with the possibility of waking up to a new and different experience. Imagine what you would like your life to be in a few years and get very detailed. Visualize where you work, where you want to live, who you spend your time with, and most importantly, really feel it.

Living your life to your truth is nurturing, empowering, giving, and receiving. Do your visualizations daily—enjoy them and make your life happen.

New Moon Wishing:

NEw moon wishing

Sample wishes to Increase Money and Possessions appropriately:

  • "I want to find myself happily creating financial independence easily."

  • "I happily want a lot of money."

  • "I want to find myself living in comfortable surroundings easily."

Gratitude

"I want to enjoy and appreciate my life."

Self-acceptance

"I want a lot of strength and determination to maintain my ________( a decision, a stance)."



Comment below for other new moon spells, wishes, and intentions.


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References:

— Moon Magic: A Handbook of Lunar Cycles, Lore, and Mystical Energies (Mystical Handbook) by Aurora Kane

— Moon Power: Empowerment through cyclical living (A Conscious Guide) by Merilyn Keskulabh

— 2024 Astrological Moon Calendar: with Empowerment Meditations, Angels, Affirmations, Crystals & Essential Oils by KG STILES



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