Spring Equinox Dark Moon Rituals March 20, 2015

Spring Equinox 2015A supermoon solar eclipse will occur in the northern hemisphere on March 20, 2015, during the Wiccan festival of Ostara or  Spring Equinox. Ostara is one of eight festivals on the Wheel of the Year. At this time, the hours of  light and dark are equal or balanced.

Ostara was the Goddess of Spring and many widespread traditions, such as spring cleaning and Easter celebrations with eggs, rabbits and hot crossed buns, are founded on ancient Pagan rituals.

This supermoon is not a full moon, but a new moon or dark moon and it occurs shortly after reaching its closest point to Earth during its orbit. Its effects will be felt, even if you can’t see it so it’s an ideal time for powerful spellwork. As the hours of dark and light are equal, it is also an ideal time for rituals to promote balance in your life.


Flowers: daffodil, jonquil, violet, dogwood, spring bulbs

Stones: bloodstone

Ostara Menu:

Rose Wine, Eggs,

Lamb & Barley Stew

Hot Crossed Buns


My Wheel of the Year Guide has recipes for your celebration as well as a Ritual of the Balancing Eggs. This spells requires advance preparation, but you will use your intuition and the potent colour correspondences of the chakras, to channel your energy for the coming year. You can also choose a complementary ritual from my Dark Moon Spells & Rituals ebook.


If you live in the southern hemisphere, you should read the posts on Mabon, or the Autumn Equinox.

Blessed be and Happy Ostara or Mabon!


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