March is named after the Roman god of war, Mars.
March Magical workings include: healing, love, prosperity, new beginnings and/or growth, spiritual growth, garden magic, fertility, balance, seeing the truth, protection, vision quests and transitions.
March 2012’s Moon Phases
1 – First Quarter 8 – Full Moon 15- Last Quarter 22 – New Moon
The Full Moon of March is called:
- Algonquin: Catching Fish
- Northern Arapaho: Buffalo Dropping Their Calves
- Cherokee: Strawberry (or Windy) Moon
- Kiowa: Bud Moon
- Navajo: Small Plant
- Omaha: Little Frog Moon
- Zuni: Little Sand Storm Moon
Zodiac signs for March: Pisces (Feb. 19-Mar. 20), Aries (March 21-April 19). March birthstone is aquamarine. It’s birth flower is the daffodil. The number of March is 3.
Consider working with the colors sky blue and light green in March
If you are looking for stones to work with this month, consider amethyst, aquamarine, jasper or blue topaz. Carry one or more on your person, use them in a monthly magic mojo bag, or set them out this month on a window sill to charge throughout the month. Choose one or more to research and add to your book of shadows.
March animals include: cougar, crow, lamb, lion, worm To incorporate these animals, add a statue or photo of your choice of animal to your altar or read about how them can be used as totem animals.
Mythical animals to work with: storm spirits
Plants associated with March include: daffodil, Irish moss, High John, violet, willow. Keep a small pot of one on your altar, add one or more to your monthly mojo bag, research them, plan recipes around them or make an infusion of them to add to your cleaning water.
Deities of March:
- Goddesses: Artemis, Astarte, Athena, Hecate, Holda, Isis, Luna, Minerva, the Morrigan, Ostara
- Gods : Ares, The Green Man, Mars
Invoke the deities of March for ritual. Honor them on your altar. Research them for your BOS or create an artwork in their honor.
The Pagan Book of Days: A Guide to the Festivals, Traditions, and Sacred Days of the Year
The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2012