The Super Flower Blood Moon, which is a combination of the Flower Moon and a lunar eclipse, is on May 26th this year but what is the spiritual meaning behind it?
Another full moon is almost here and is set to be a cosmic feast for many people as it’s called the ‘Super Flower Blood Moon’. The last supermoon of May is combined with a total lunar eclipse.
Every year, supermoon sightings have proven to be huge treats for stargazers around the world who look out of their windows for a chance to catch a glimpse of them.
If you hoping to see the Super Flower Blood Moon, here’s when to see it and the spiritual meaning behind it.
What is the Super Flower Blood Moon?
The Flower Moon is the name given to the full moon in late May. The ‘Super Flower Blood Moon’ is a supermoon combined with a total lunar eclipse, hence the name.
The Flower Moon’s name is a reference to all of the blooming flowers that appear during spring.
During a lunar eclipse, the moon has an orange or reddish glow, which is why this full moon is referred to as the ‘blood moon’.
The technical name for a supermoon is a perigee syzygy which denotes the fact that the moon is at its closest point to Earth in its orbit.
Super Flower Blood Moon: Spiritual meaning
This is the first total lunar eclipse to happen in the last two years, according to British Vogue, and can encourage people to face issues or matters that have been hidden since November, 2019.
The publication explains that this event is a good time to reconnect with our bodies and minds and open up emotionally and spiritually to ourselves and other people. Overall, you might form a clearer perspective about yourself or an issue you have avoided for a long time.
The eclipse will happen in Sagittarius in opposition to the Gemini sun, while the flower moon will form an aspect with Jupiter.
If you want to find out more, here’s what this supermoon means for your individual zodiac sign.
When is the Super Flower Blood Moon?
The Super Flower Blood Moon will be visible in the early morning hours of Wednesday, May 26th.
According to Time & Date, the supermoon will reach its peak at 12.13pm BST (UK) on Wednesday and it will appear for a few days after that.
People in the US can see the full moon at 7:14 am EDT on Wednesday, May 26th, according to astronomy.com.