Episode 97 – A Lunar Wheel of the Year



This time we go through the year, looking at the various names for full and dark moons, and try to come up with some magic that matches the specific lunar cycles.


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Download: Episode 97 – A Lunar Wheel of the Year



A lot of what we use for this episode comes from almanacs, specifically the Almanac.com website (which also appears to have done a full moon names show recently on YouTube) and the following print almanacs:

Cory also relies heavily on John Clare’s The Shepherd’s Calendar, and recommends a book called Planets for Pagans, by Renna Shesso in addition to the materials listed here.

We reference the podcast Betwixt and Between, and specifically their episode on lunar names, Episode 9 – Gardening, Ungardening, & Wilding. We also have some of our own previous podcasts and posts that might be of interest:

At the very end, we mention that we were interviewed for the latest issue of Witch Way Magazine.

We should be launching our newest podcast effort, Chasing Foxfire, in the next few months as well.

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 Promos & Music

Title and closing music is “Pig Ankle Rag,” by The Joy Drops, and is used under a Creative Commons License (available at Soundcloud.com).

Additional music:

  • Billy Murray & His Orchestra – “By the Light of the Silvery Moon”
  • Martha Rose – “Mr. Moon”

The above songs can found at the Free Music Archive and Soundcloud and are used under a Creative Commons License.

2 thoughts on “Episode 97 – A Lunar Wheel of the Year”

  1. So, my coven does resonate with the Wolf Moon and we grease up with flying ointment and do some shape shifting. However, I like to idea of January being the Hibernation Moon. The craziness of the holidays is over, and it’s cold, so what better to time hibernate and do workings to increase psychic abilities, shadow work, or some dream alchemy.
    Or, simply take a break from spellwork and cuddle up with a blanket and a stack of books.
    Great episode! I think I might try renaming some of the moon’s to fit my path and environment better.

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