Harvest Moon spiritual meaning: How will this week’s Aries Full Moon affect you?

A HARVEST Moon arrives in the skies this week and some suggest this has a profound spiritual meaning. Express.co.uk reveals everything you need to know about Thursday's Full Moon.

PUBLISHED: 17:45, Tue, Sep 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 17:50, Tue, Sep 29, 2020

This Thursday, October 1 at 10.05pm BST (5.05pm ET), finds the Aries Full Harvest Moon rising in the night sky. Astrologers consider this an auspicious and deeply spiritual event capable of triggering important events in your life.

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This lunar event is considered to be all the more important because it is the first since the equinox.

As the full Moon in October and the first full Moon of fall, the Algonquin tribes in what is now the northeastern USA called this the Travel Moon, the Dying Grass Moon, or the Sanguine or Blood Moon

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Aries is widely believed to be an assertive star sign, meaning it is conducive to making your intentions known and being proactive.

Those who have long dared to dream can now stake their place on the winner's podium.

This Full Moon is all the more important because it is also a rare Blue Moon, as this month will be bookended by two Full Moons, with the other occurring on Halloween, October 31.

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Star sign Aries is thought to influence the mind, meaning now is an ideal opportunity to engage in mental stimulation.

However, due to the unprecedented disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, many people have been preoccupied with worry and anxiety.

So some counsel taking a break from trying to figure it all out during this period.

Why not devote some quality time meditating and practicing mindfulness.

Harvest Moon spiritual meaning: This Thursday, October 1 (at 10.05pm BST (5.05pm ET), finds the Aries Full Harvest MoonHarvest Moon spiritual meaning: This Thursday, October 1 (at 10.05pm BST (5.05pm ET), finds the Aries Full Harvest Moon (Image: Express)

This does not necessarily have to involve attempting yoga, but can be something as simple as raking leaves or a completing a long-neglected DIY project.

If you are continually fixating on things beyond your control, such distractions can be really healthy.

Aries is thought to be the first sign of the zodiac, meaning it is unafraid of ripping everything up and starting from scratch.

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