Take a deep breath. Inhale through your nose and exhale out of your mouth, letting out a sigh. Almost like a sigh of relief. Feel the weight releasing from your chest and shoulders. Perhaps unclench your jaw or stretch your arms out. Settle into your being and soak in the wisdom the Taurus New Moon brings…
The Taurus New Moon on May 19, 2023, holds a grounding vibration, allowing us to rebalance our being and reconnect to a state of ease. We have been through much since the last lunar cycle and now we are given a moment to pause. While this pause will give us a chance to center ourselves, there is also some high-powered energy flowing through at the time of this New Moon, activating our Solar Plexus Chakra and inviting us to reconnect with our power.
Let’s dive into what this 2023 Taurus New Moon offers-
The Taurus New Moon is Our Anchor The Taurus New Moon marks the first lunar cycle since Eclipse Season began. With a new lunar cycle here, the transformative, and perhaps even chaotic energies of the Eclipses can begin to settle, fading into the background of our lives. Eclipses tend to bring change, awakening, transformation, and shift. Our lives, or perhaps even our perspective, may look very different from when the Eclipses first began on April 19th. Eclipses can bring quantum leaps, helping to accelerate our spiritual path forward, so if you are finding yourself at a crossroads, in limbo, or in completely new territory, the vibrations of this New Moon can help to ground and stabilize. Taurus is a sign associated with stability and security, and that is exactly what is on offer under this New Moon. How can you create more security in your life? What steps can you take to feel more stable and secure in yourself?
Issues that crop up around the time of this New Moon may very well be linked to subconscious feelings of insecurity or a lack of self-worth. Pay attention to anything uncomfortable that arises at this time, and see if your insecurities may be playing a role. Leaning into anything that makes you feel uncomfortable is also a good practice to try. Remember, feeling uncomfortable is a sign you are growing! By leaning into the feeling, you learn what is at the root of it. You don’t need all the answers, just having some awareness is often all it takes. If you keep practicing this throughout your life, you will eventually find that less and less things seem to bother you! When we are not constantly rushing; when we are not living from a place of scarcity; when we are connected to our true power, it is hard to let insecurities in. Life is always going to be moving and shifting around us, but our inner being is where we can really create true and long-lasting security that will follow us wherever we go.
The Taurus New Moon and Creating Comfort Taurus is ruled by the planet Venus, which is linked to love, beauty, money, relationships, and pleasure. Soaking in some of the lighter vibrations of this zodiac sign can remind us to slow down and find the pleasure that follows when we make time to pause and simply enjoy life. What makes you feel comforted? What brings you the feeling of a warm hug? What allows you to let your guard down and receive the warmth and support of the world around you? They are loaded questions, but lean into these ideas under the May New Moon. Work to bring yourself a sense of comfort in whatever way you know how.
One helpful thing to remember under this Taurus New Moon, is that we need not seek grand things. Small, simple pleasures or indulgences can be just as effective, like that delicious slice of pie that reminds you of your grandmother, or a cup of tea on the patio, or going to bed an hour early. Give yourself permission to slow down and stop and smell the roses, whatever that may look like for you. Prioritize small pleasures and indulgences and see how they change your mood.
The Taurus New Moon and Our Cosmic Skies Jupiter and Pluto will both be at zero degrees of their respective zodiac signs under this New Moon. Jupiter will be in Taurus, and Pluto will be in Aquarius. This is a very powerful dynamic of energy coursing through the cosmic skies that will be heightened by the New Moon energies.
Zero is considered a highly karmic degree of the zodiac and indicates coming to that zero-point state. This is the state of neutrality where nothing is dark, and nothing is light. In the zero-state, we are One with all of life. And in this zero state, creation occurs. Jupiter and Pluto at zero, unlocks a powerful portal of energy that we can use to manifest and create a new vision for our lives. We can also beam this energy straight into our Solar Plexus, to charge up our feelings of purpose, power, and inner strength. Just for a moment, bring your awareness to your Solar Plexus Chakra. This Chakra sits in the zero point of our body, right where your navel is. It glows a bright yellow light and is one of your most powerful connections to Source energy and your personal power. Journey to this place for a moment and see your own inner Sun radiating strong and bright. The charging of our Solar Plexus can help to boost our feelings of motivation, helping us to get inspired to create a solid, grounded foundation for ourselves. It can also support us in bringing our intentions to life. Charging the Solar Plexus can also strengthen our stomach and digestive system, helping us to assimilate and process not just the nutrients we take in, but the energy we are ingesting too.
The Taurus New Moon and Haumea, Goddess of Fertility Venus isn’t the only Goddess active under the Taurus New Moon. The Hawaiian Fertility Goddess, Haumea, is active too, forming a T-Square with Jupiter, Mars, and Pluto. This is going to enhance the highly creative zero-point energies, but also create some tension. Whenever we have tension like this, it usually is a sign from the Universe that we need to act on something in our lives. When tensions get too tight, something has to give to create more breathing space. If you are feeling burnt out, overwhelmed, or if something rises up under this New Moon, you may find yourself needing to release the tension by moving. The move can be subtle or loud, but creating more space for the tension to flow will help to bring ease. T-Squares are known to be a challenging alignment, but it is in those challenges that we often find ourselves making the best decisions and most beneficial life changes. With all of this fertile energy flowing in from Taurus, Venus, and Haumea, this will also enhance the creative, fertile energies around us. Work with this creative energy in whatever way flows. You can also use it to enhance your chances of conception.
The Taurus New Moon Overall The May 2023 Taurus New Moon brings a few different currents of energy to work with, however most of us will benefit by tuning into the grounded, stabilizing vibrations it offers. We have been through a lot of transformative energies lately, so having some time to center, root, and bring our bodies and minds back to a zero-state point will be beneficial. From this place, we can then think about charging up our powerhouse Solar Plexus, and manifesting through our powers of creation. Your Taurus New Moon Ritual is coming soon!