The astrological New Moon is traditionally a new beginning, and a chance to birth new initiatives. When the New Moon falls in Taurus on May 8th, 2024, that most fertile and creative of zodiac signs, this is especially true.
The overall theme of a New Moon in Taurus is manifestation, so this is the perfect time to bring into being whatever it is that you’ve been longing to create.
The Lunar energies associated with a New Moon in Taurus are sensual, earthy and imaginative, but also sensible and grounded.
No flights of fancy here – what we create now is grounded and rooted in reality, and therefore stands a much better chance of ultimate success.
As a zodiac sign, Taurus is traditionally associated with caution, perseverance, emotional security and the building of something, whether that’s wealth, a career, a family or simply one’s place in life.
All of these traits can be seen during the Taurus New Moon, when the urge to create is dominant.
Taurus energy can be a little over-cautious at times, or a bit staid, but the Taurus New Moon is the perfect antidote to that, allowing this creative energy free reign minus any of the emotional hang-ups which may hold it back at other times.
This is the time to take a risk – a carefully calculated one, of course – and to see what life can offer you.
Taurus is a Fixed sign in astrology, however, so it’s important to realize that you get more than one chance at this. If what you try this New Moon doesn’t work, you’ll get another chance later.
Don’t give up. Persevere. Taurus energy doesn’t mind how long something takes; it will stick with it until the desired outcome is achieved.
The Taurus New Moon provides energy that is felt a bit differently by each of the zodiac signs. The common theme for all signs, however, is that this is a time for birthing something beautiful.
What does this New Moon mean?
New Moon in Taurus for an Aries (Aries dates: March 20 – April 19)
The Taurus New Moon activates your money zone, Aries, so this is definitely a time to come up with new financial or money-making ideas.
Set yourself some ambitious financial goals and go all out toward them – determination is in the air, so there’s very little stopping you. Press on!
New Moon in Taurus for a Taurus (Taurus dates: April 20 – May 20)
A New Moon in your own sign is a little mini New Year just for you, Taurus. Use this energy to revisit how things are going so far and to plan ahead for the rest of the year.
Figure out how close you are to your yearly goals, and adjust your plans going forward. Focus and concentrate – this is not the time to drift or daydream.
New Moon in Taurus for a Gemini (Gemini dates: May 21 – June 20)
What you can birth during the Taurus New Moon, Gemini, is a new sense of understanding and forgiveness toward yourself. Drop the guilt you’ve been carrying and recognize that you are enough, you’re doing enough, you have enough.
Being kind to yourself is the very best use of these Taurus energies, and a great way to take care of your well-being.
New Moon in Taurus for a Cancer (Cancer dates: June 21 – July 21)
This is a wonderful New Moon for expressing gratitude toward your friends and loved ones – those who have supported you when you’ve been in need, and those who believe in you.
You’ll feel safe, loved and nurtured during this New Moon, Cancer. It would be a good idea to pay some of that forward via some charitable work.
New Moon in Taurus for a Leo (Leo dates: July 22 – August 22)
A New Moon in your career zone obviously highlights your ambitions, Leo, but this New Moon does more than just that – it also brings you some insight into what your true spiritual calling may be.
Look deeper into your career options rather than simply taking the job with the highest salary. Could you find more meaning even if it’s for less money?
New Moon in Taurus for a Virgo (Virgo dates: August 23 – September 22)
This Taurus New Moon highlights your travel zone, Virgo. Though you will most likely be staying inside for the rest of April, it’s important to avoid boredom during this transit.
Find something new and interesting to do online. Read books or interesting articles about far-off lands and plan your future, post-quarantine adventures.
New Moon in Taurus for a Libra (Libra dates: September 23 – October 22)
This Taurus New Moon is the perfect opportunity to obtain the counseling or therapy you’ve been needing for a while now, Libra.
With emotional honesty and clarity at a high point you can tell exactly what you need and for once, you’re not afraid to try to get the help. You can make a lot of psychological progress now, so go for it!
New Moon in Taurus for a Scorpio (Scorpio dates: October 23 – November 21)
Taurus energy is very loving and sensual, so with a Taurus New Moon in your love zone, Scorpio, things could be about to get very hot and steamy indeed. Fantastic news for your love life's on the way.
If you’ve been partnered for some time, this New Moon is perfect for spicing up your love life and keeping the magic alive.
New Moon in Taurus for a Sagittarius (Sagittarius dates: November 22 – December 20)
This New Moon finds you in search of the feel-good factor, Sagittarius, particularly in regard to your health and wellness.
Don’t feel that you have to conform to other people’s ideas of beauty or health, however. Look into holistic wellness and alternative medicine to find the path that’s right for you, regardless of what anyone else thinks.
New Moon in Taurus for a Capricorn (Capricorn dates: December 21 – January 19)
The New Moon in your fellow Earth sign of Taurus brings out your creative streak, Capricorn. A surprising new hobby may interest you from out of nowhere, and there could be a lucrative advantage in pursuing this, as well as fun or satisfaction.
You have the potential to create an income stream here if you want to.
New Moon in Taurus for an Aquarius (Aquarius dates: January 20 – February 17)
This Taurus New Moon heralds a clean up at home, or a tidy up of your desk – either way, you’re metaphorically clearing the decks, ready to start over – in a good way.
If you’re trying to sell your home, you can expect some good news during the New Moon period, although there could yet be bumps in the road ahead.
New Moon in Taurus for a Pisces (Pisces dates: February 18 – March 19)
With the Taurus New Moon activating your learning zone, Pisces, it’s a very good time to learn a new skill – especially one that will serve you well in your career. You may have to do this in your own time, rather than it being arranged by work, but in some ways that’s even better.
You’ll feel committed and the sense of satisfaction will be immense.