Neomenia is a cyclical occasion that occurs about once a month marking the beginning of the lunar calendar. Neomenia can also mean the festival of the new moon.
Neomenia, a celebration of the new moon and a new lunar cycle…
There is not a lot to say about neomenia simply because it is exactly what it is – a new moon, a new lunar cycle. I am one who likes to go by the moon cycle, marking it’s steady ebb and flow as it changes throughout the month. Discovering the word neomenia has made me curious about other words for the full moon and the first and last quarter moons…I wonder what I’ll find… What do you think of the moon cycle and neomenia?
Namaste ~ Ella
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