Taurus New Moon will take place on May 19 creating a dark sky and a blank slate for new beginnings, opportunities and stability.
This is the time to set our intentions, plant seeds, trust the process and initiate action toward our dreams and goals. This is also a wonderful moment to acknowledge our fears, learn from them and let them go to start making courageous changes aligned to our highest good.
May's New Moon is under the influence of Taurus, a sign ruled by the planetary goddess of abundance, Venus. This brings a divine feminine energy to create something new. This energy also connects us with our physical body and emotions so we can discover and choose what is right for ourselves.
In addition, the energy during this lunar phase will be touched with a manifestation power that can help us to initiate the perfect paths toward a bright future.
Here you'll find out everything you need to know about Taurus New Moon in May: its meaning, rituals and the best crystals to use!
What’s this Taurus New Moon all about?
AIer the eclipse season, the energy of the New Moon in Taurus will be like a balm for our heart and soul, a quiet break after all the emotions and changes that each eclipse brought. Maybe you felt your world and feelings changing fast thanks to these astrological events, so now is the moment to integrate all this within ourselves.
Taurus is an Earth zodiac sign represented by the bull, an animal that make slow and sturdy movements. This means that its changes are gradual, which is the opposite to the deep and quick changes from these eclipses.
The New Moon in Taurus brings a practical and grounded energy. Taurus values stability, security, beauty, comfort and feeling safe. It is also related with loyalty and persistence. Its influence invites us to start new habits and projects to amplify our happiness, and connecting with the things we love. We may also feel the desire to slow down and enjoy life as it happens in the moment.
Taurus New Moon also impulses us to activate new resolutions and goals to appreciate love, pleasure and romance not only in our relationships, but also beautifying ourselves and sprucing our home.
During this lunar phase, unexpected opportunities or surprises can help us break free from limiting situations, mental patterns or confusing emotions. This is a moment of change and innovation, in a slow, calm and rooted way without extreme movements.
You will be able to see where you have given away your power or have not stood up for your worth in the past. Putting yourself first is the ultimate form of self-care. Decide to choose now the reality you truly deserve: a life with powerful opportunities for manifestation, pleasure and abundance!
Things to do during this New Moon
Taurus New Moon invites us to reconnect with our body and senses to discover what makes us feel good and happy. Here are some rituals to harness this energy:
• Treat yourself with something luxurious: whether it’s a massage, a delicious meal, a spa or shopping day, pamper yourself with something that makes you feel beautiful and abundant. You deserve it!
• Make a list of your values and priorities: take a moment to reflect about what matters to you and what do you want to attract more of in your life. Write down your intentions for this new lunar cycle. Be specific about what you want to manifest.
• Create a sacred space in your home: cleanse your home with sage or incense, decorate it with candles, crystals, flowers, art and valued items for you. Make it even more beautiful, cozy and inviting for yourself and others. Mediation, journaling or relaxing in this sacred space will lift your mood and energy.
• Connect with Earth: feel the earth beneath your feet, breathe in the fresh air, listen to the birds. As this season is related to an Earth zodiac sign, it is highly recommended to spend time in nature. Go for a walk in the park, hike in the woods, picnic by the lake or garden in your backyard. Appreciate the beauty and abundance of Mother Earth.
• Acknowledge all your blessings: the more you appreciate what you have, the more blessings you will attract. Thank someone who has helped you recently, write a thank-you note or a testimonial for someone who has inspired you.
Recommended Crystals for Taurus New Moon
This is a time for grounding, stability, abundance and love. A perfect opportunity to set intentions for your material and emotional well-being.
In addition to the base new moon crystal set, here are some crystals recommended for Taurus New Moon:
• Green Aventurine: a stone for good luck and prosperity. Green Aventurine can help you attract more opportunities and abundance into your life. Use this green beauty to boost your confidence, overcome fears and feel more positive during Taurus New Moon.
• Peridot: this stone can help you eliminate negative mental patterns, emotions, insecurities or fears that may hold you back to achieve your dreams and goals. If there is any rigid beliefs or fears of changes, Peridot can be your supportive stone to let them go.
• Black tourmaline: this well-known stone is used for protection and grounding. Black Tourmaline helps you clear your aura and shield yourself from negative energies. This black gem connects with the earth and will anchor you in the present moment. Use it to stay grounded and centered during the Taurus New moon.
Now you are ready for the Taurus New Moon and to start manifesting the life of your dreams!