On March 9th, Sun in Pisces opposites Moon in Virgo. This is the March Full Moon, also known as the Full Worm Moon or the Little Grass Moon.
This full moon is also the second supermoon of 2020 (after the first one on 9th February, before the third, on 8th April, and the fourth, on 7th May). The Moon may look slightly larger and brighter than usual, being at its closest approach to the Earth.
March 2020 Full Moon in Virgo – What It Means
Virgo is an analytical, meticulous and practical sun sign. Those born under this sign have marvellous critical thinking skills, which they apply in everyday life. Virgo is also known as the sign of work and duty, Virgos being considered the best employees a boss might ever want.
So, this March Supermoon and Full Moon in Virgo speaks about work and getting motivated at work. The main lesson we need to understand, with this occasion, is that you don’t need to start with the big things. Just put one foot in front of the other and break the big goal into little goals you can accomplish one a time, without feeling exhausted or scared. Read this relevant quote:
„There’s a reason donut holes are so lovable. They’re easy to eat. Before you know it, you’ve eaten a dozen of them. This is how goals should be too. Of course you should have a really big, audacious goal. But make sure you break down that goal into bite-sized, consumable goals. This way you’ll feel like you’re making progress in your journey and you’ll also feel a sense of accomplishment when you complete the smaller goals. A feeling of progress and achievement is a beautiful combination.“ (Nelson Wang)
That’s the way Virgo works. Those born under this sign are detail-oriented, they always remember incredibly random details that nobody else does but, in the end, they also see patterns easily. That’s why they are so successful workers.
Below, we offer you a Zen story about the importance of work.
Zen Story for the March Full Moon in Virgo: No Work, No Food
Hyakujo, the Chinese Zen master, used to labour with his pupils even at the age of eighty, trimming the gardens, cleaning the grounds, and pruning the trees.
The pupils felt sorry to see the old teacher working so hard, but they knew he would not listen to their advice to stop, so they hid away his tools.
That day the master did not eat. The next day he did not eat, nor the next. „He may be angry because we have hidden his tools,“ the pupils surmised. „We had better put them back“.
The day they did, the teacher worked and ate the same as before. In the evening he instructed them: „No work, no food“.
Full Moon Calendar
March full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the Full Worm Moon because this was the time of year when the ground would begin to soften and the earthworms would reappear. Other names for this full moon were Wind Moon, Little Grass moon, Sore-Eye Moon, Crow Moon, Sap Moon, Lenten Moon, Chaste Moon, Death Moon and Crust Moon.
The next Full Moon occurs on April 8th – a Full Moon in Libra (Sun in Aries opposite Moon in Libra).
Until then, there is a New Moon in Aries (Sun conjunct Moon in Aries), on March 24th.
The next Full Moon in Leo occurs on February 27th 2021.