Full Moon April 2022 ~ The Un-Herd


The Full Moon 16 April 2022 at 26º Libra Decan 3. Aspect: Square Pluto opposite Eris. Fixed Star: Arcturus in Bootes the Herdsman. Tarot Card: 4 Of Swords. Healing Crystal:  Lepidolite. Sabian Symbol: An aeroplane sails high in a clear sky

The full moon in Libra is extremely sensitive to the collectives’ emotions. That means those touched by this new moon can adjust themselves to suit their audience. The success of the fixed stars here brings even more likelihood of one being able to tap into the zeitgeist.

The April full moon has great business sense and is able to capitalize on this greatly. However, as far as dignity goes, the Moon has no real power in Libra decan 3 and even feels quite uncomfortable. At some point, while the Moon is here then, there could be a danger of someone or some group falling out of favour and of even being placed in exile.

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In my research for Moon in Libra decan 3, I did find literal cases of exile (Wallis Simpson.) and also cases of downfall after great status (Marie Antoinette.) In Libra 3 the Moon is defined as Peregrine. When a planet is peregrine, it is essentially in exile, so the status of an outlaw or anti-hero fits this new Moon very well. This decan, in particular, shows strongly the archetype of Eris/Venus Lucifer (as the Morning star.) Will Lady Lucinda shed some light on the confusion in the world right now?

Full Moon April 2022 Astrology

Full Moon April 2022

Full Moon April Aspects

Yod To The Moon, Moon T-square Pluto, Moon in Megaphone aspect pattern and Eye to Jupiter conjunct Neptune.


The tarot card associated with this decan is the four of swords which is associated with mental exhaustion and retreat. This is really not surprising since one of this decan’s theme is perfecting the intellect. Natural talent gushes out of them and they can easily burn themselves out. The decan’s rulers reflect the need for higher wisdom and mental agility.

Karmically “The Four of Swords carries a very real warning of the consequences of not taking care of your mental health during stressful times.  If you are coping at present then this card suggests that you are close to the edge and if you do not take the necessary steps to take a break then it may very well be forced upon you.  It warns of the potential for mental breakdowns, medical care and even hospitalisation.” ~ teachmetarot.

Generally this is a positive decan with the fixed star Spica at the centre of it, but these brilliant souls will learn in this lifetime that they must take care of their physical body as well as their brain.

The Full Moon Sabian Symbol

KEYNOTE: A consciousness able to transcend the conflicts and pressures of the personal life. This picture symbolizes the capacity, latent in every individual, to contemplate the stress of existence in our world of duality from a higher level. Through the use of his mind, backed by the efforts and struggles of past generations and the cooperation of other men, the individual can gain a new perspective on human problems and reach freedom and peace in a supernal realm of being. This second stage symbol contrasts with the first, for while the first
dealt with the cooperation between polarized energies, this one introduces us to the realm of unity beyond polarity. It is a stage of TRANSCENDENT REALIZATION. ~ Dane Rudhyar


Full Moon Fixed Star ~ Arcturus

Arcturus 24º “It gives riches, honours, high renown, self-determination and prosperity by navigation and voyages.”  The Ebertins say it “has a Jupiter-Mars nature and a reputation of achieving “justice through power”. It, therefore, makes the native belligerent and quarrelsome, especially if attached to Mars and Jupiter by conjunction. A really go-ahead and enterprising spirit is the rule. Lasting success is promised if further good aspects are present” [1]

Robson also says Arcturus rising gives “Good fortune, with many cares and anxieties through own folly.” Arcturus has much more of an edge than Spica, but as they are so close, the influences can be blurred somewhat. Arcturus seems to give more of a Mars/Jupiter mix making one brave, impetuous and enthusiastic.  Arcturus is the prime star of the herdsman and burns a golden red. He is said to be Icarius the father of Erigone (Virgo).

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“So there we see the role of Arcturus: a protector, yes, but an unbiased protector of all. While we take what we may from Spica, from this symbol of the Heavens and Earth together, we are protected. But abuse that bounty, or take it from others, or deny it to them, and the Regent-Protector steps in upon us as upon any other predator. We are ourselves that same Regent, of course, so that it is our own hand and deed that calls us sharply to order. That is why older texts warn of Arcturus above the inviting Spica, as though God has maliciously placed a ‘bad’ star right on a ‘good’ one. One must marvel at the debased kind of astrology that does not accept a need to give as well as to receive of life’s bounties.” [3]

Full Moon Fixed Star ~ Lepidolite

One of the best mood stabilizers in the world of gemstones, the Lepidolite crystal contains a high amount of lithium, which is also used in anti-anxiety medication. It doesn’t require a prescription and side effects include a sense of calm and tranquillity during times of stress and chaos.” ~ Energy Muse

This would be a great crystal to offset the volatile, T-square energy to Pluto and Eris. Lepidolite has a very settling and serene vibration. It is a perfect antidote to the chaotic and confusing vibrations we find ourselves in now. It should also help soothe our shot-to-pieces adrenal glands too!

“Lepidolite is calming and nurturing, like a warm hug from a kind friend when you need some support. It aligns with the 4th chakra, helping open your heart to fully accept yourself – warts, struggles, mistakes and all. It can also help you find more compassion and patience for others and the role their relationship plays in your life. Sometimes it’s important to sit in your emotions and ask why they’re there, how they’re helping to serve you or guide you in your life.” Beadage.net

1. Fixed Stars and Their Interpretation, Elsbeth Ebertin, 1928, p.63. 2.The Living Stars, Dr. Eric Morse, 1988, p.141. 3. An Astrological Mandala. Dane Rudhyar. p. 189.

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