Blessings: As well as
being a goddess of the Moon, Selene was also seen as having
dominion over the months, childbirth, the growth of plants and
animals, lunacy and moonstone.
Symbols: Crescent & Full Moon, Horses, Veil, Cymbals, Torches
Animals: Horses, Oxen
Sacrifices: Aromatics, Moonstone, Selenite, Honey, Milk, Jasmine
Strengths: The personification of the moon, passionate.
Weaknesses: Fears abandonment and is unable to be faithful to
either men or Gods.
to Honor Selene: Ritual
the time to gaze up at the Moon; offer up libations and read the
Hymns to Selene. Mark the Noumenia and the Dikhomenia. Learn the
myths surrounding this Goddess and write poetry for or about Her;
Selene was a favorite topic of many poets, especially love poets. A
moonlit night brings the feeling of romance. It is said that
Selene's moon rays fall upon sleeping mortals, as her kisses fell
upon her love, Endymion.3
31 Feast of the Moon: Luna
All Lunar Attributes—Instinct, Creativity, Luck, Femininity; Water
Element; Miracles (on a Blue Moon) — also Safety in Travel Symbols:
Silver or White Items; Water; Moon Images; the Number Thirteen About
Luna: The Roman goddess personifying the moon, Luna had the
additional unique quality of being a protectress of charioteers,
which in modern times could make her a patroness of automobiles!
While March came in like a lion, Luna escorts it out lambishly, with
her soft, shimmering light. She is the full moon, which symbolizes
the growing awareness developed this month, the fullness of loving
emotions, and charms and enchantments empowered by the silvery light
of the moon.
Image via Creative Commons
Do Today: Go moon gazing. (If it’s a dark moon, meaning the moon
can’t be seen, you’ll have to wait for another day.)
encourage any of Luna’s attributes, recite this invocation to the
moon. Fill in the blank with your heart’s desire.
possible, gear your request to match the energy in today’s moon
phase. A waxing moon augments spells for any type of growth or
development. A full moon emphasizes maturity, fertility, abundance,
and “ful”-fillment. Waning moons help banish unwanted
characteristics or shrink problems, and dark moons emphasize rest
moon, Lady moon, shine your light on me. Moon, moon, Lady moon,
bring ( ) to me.
Telesco, Patricia. 365 Goddess: A Daily Guide To the Magic and
Inspiration of the goddess (Kindle Locations 1836-1849).
HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.