In ancient times, different groups of people used seasonal terms to name celestial happenings. The June full moon, or the Strawberry Moon, was given its name by Algonquin tribes because it rose in the sky during the time wild strawberries were ready to be harvested. Europeans, on the other hand, named it the Rose Moon. Can you guess why? At the time of the June full moon, roses were in full bloom. The June full moon also appears a bit reddish in the nighttime sky, further linking itself to the Rose Moon in color.
On Monday, April 17 at 4:31 AM (ET), the Strawberry or Rose Full Moon will be at its peak. The moon will appear full from the evening of Sunday, April 16.
Connect with the consciousness of the full moon and the energy of others from around the world. We will stand in a Qigong meditative posture, The Dragon Stands Between Heaven and Earth, Sunday evening. Hold the posture for as long as you can. You can find a demonstration of the posture here.