A new moon is the least visible to us but still has significant impact on our planet and therefore our lives. See https://moon.nasa.gov/moon-in-motion/moon-phases/
I will be celebrating this new moon at a meditation retreat center that includes monastic and lay people sharing observations on the state of our four-fold sangha practice. Previous retreats with this group have generated surprises and new insights. We shall see what this day brings.
Today’s haiku: August New Moon
My name, peaceful moon
of the heart (and of the sky),
let’s pause, breathe and smile
I’m very envious of your retreat trip🕉 Apparently I have negative influences from the moon according to a Nepalese palmist I know!