2008 Moon Chart- Europe

In all meditation it is of value for the student to remember that, from the standpoint of permanent benefit, it is easier to meditate effectively during the period from the new moon to the full moon, than from the full moon to the new moon. The first half of the lunar cycle is one of intensification, absorption and accretion; the second half is one of assimilation and distribution. More real progress over a long period can be made by observing this cyclic law.

Wisely utilizing newly acquired energies keeps inflowing and outflowing channels open and prevents emotional, mental and psychical congestions which may otherwise be experienced, with their accompanying physical consequences.

Table of new and full moons for the twelve months of 2008:


2008 Day Moon Sign GREENWICH
Mean Time
(GMT + 1)
(GMT + 2)
Jan 8 New Cap 11:38 am 12:38 pm 13:38 pm
Jan 22 Full Aqu 13:36 pm 14:36 pm 15:36 pm
Feb 7 New# Aqu 03:46 am 04:46 am 05:46 am
Feb 21 Full# Pisc 03:32 am 04:32 am 05:32 am
Mar 7 New Pisc 17:15 pm 18:15 pm 19:15 pm
Mar 21 Full Ari 18:41 pm 19:41 pm 20:41 pm
Apr 6* New Ari 03:56 am* 04:56 am* 05:56 am*
Apr 20* Full Tau 10:26 am* 11:26 am* 12:26 pm*
May 5* New Tau 12:19 pm* 13:19 pm* 14:19 pm*
May 20* Full Tau 02:12 am* 03:12 am* 04:12 am*
Jun 3* New Gem 19:24 pm* 20:24 pm* 21:24 pm*
Jun 18* Full Gem 17:32 pm* 18:32 pm* 19:32 pm*
Jul 3* New Can 02:20 am* 03:20 am* 04:20 am*
Jul 18* Full Can 08:00 am* 09:00 am* 10:00 am*
Aug 1* New# Leo 10:14 am* 11:14 am* 12:14 pm*
Aug 16* Full# Leo 21:18 pm* 22:18 pm* 23:18 pm*
Aug 30* New Vir 19:59 pm* 20:59 pm* 21:59 pm*
Sept 15* Full Vir 09:14 am* 10:14 m* 11:14 am*
Sept 29* New Lib 08:13 am* 09:13 am* 10:13 am*
Oct 14* Full Lib 20:04 pm* 21:04 pm* 22:04 pm*
Oct 28 New Sco 23:15 pm 00:15 am> 01:15 am>
Nov 13 Full Sco 06:18 am 07:18 am 08:18 am
Nov 27 New Sag 16:56 pm 17:56 pm 18:56 pm
Dec 12 Full Sag 16:38 pm 17:38 pm 18:38 pm
Dec 27 New Cap 12:23 pm 13:23 pm 14:23 pm


  • When and where Daylight Saving Time is in use, add one hour to the above times.
  • # indicates eclipses of the sun at the new moon and of the moon at the full moon.
  • > indicates the hour of the following day
  • * indicates the hour of summer: from the 25 March to the 28 October, to add 1 or 2 h. at the time GMT, in the event of summer schedule

The full moons of the three Spiritual Festivals will be observed worldwide on the following days: EASTER on March 21st; WESAK on April 20th, and CHRIST'S FESTIVAL and WORLD INVOCATION DAY on June 18th.. Check locally for the actual day of the festival meetings, which may vary from the date of the full moon.

Keynotes for the disciple

ARIES: I come forth and from the plane of mind, I rule.
TAURUS: I see and when the eye is opened, all is light.
GEMINI: I recognise my other self and in the waning of that self, I grow and glow.
CANCER: I build a lighted house and therein dwell.
LEO: I am That and That am I.
VIRGO: I am the mother and the child. I, God, I, matter am.
LIBRA: I choose the way which leads between the two great lines of force.
SCORPIO: Warrior I am and from the battle I emerge triumphant.
SAGITTARIUS: I see the goal. I reach that goal and then I see another.
CAPRICORN: Lost am I in light supernal, yet on that light I turn my back.
AQUARIUS: Water of Life am I, poured forth for thirsty men.
PISCES: I leave the Father's home and turning back, I save.

These keynotes for the disciple may be used in sequence as the seed thought for the meditation work done each month at the time of the full moon.