Year 2008
Calendar
By Month...  JAN ~ FEB ~ MAR ~ APR ~ MAY ~ JUN ~ JUL ~ AUG ~ SEP ~ OCT ~ NOV ~ DEC
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Year 2008
Calendar
By Tradition...
Jewish - Kabbalah
Holidays - 2008
Christian -
Ecumenical Mysticism /
Wisdom Tradition

Holidays - 2008
Unitarian Universalist
Holidays - 2008
Muslim - Sufi
Holidays - 2008
Baha'i Holidays - 2008
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Hindu Holidays - 2008
Jain & Sikh
Holidays - 2008
Buddhist Holidays - 2008
Taoist & Shinto
Holidays - 2008
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African &
Middle-Eastern
Holidays:
Ancient Egyptian,
Santeria, Zoroastrian - 2008
Native American
(Iroquois, Navajo
& Pueblo)
& Meso American
(Inca, Mayan & Aztec)
Holidays - 2008
Pagan Holidays:
Old Religions of Europe
(Greek, Roman, Slavic,
Celtic, Anglo-Teutonic
& Norse) - 2008
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Deep Ecology /
Environmentalist
Dates - 2008
Social Justice /
Human Rights /
Feminist
Dates - 2008
Peace /
Disarmament
Dates - 2008
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Solar & Lunar Cycles,
Eclipse & Helions - 2008
Meteor Showers - 2008
Visible Planets - 2008
Astrological Periods - 2008
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Experiential Meditations
(for lunar cycles

throughout the year)
Empowering Meditations
Action Offerings
(to help the environment 
& further social justice)
Art as Meditation
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2008 Solar & Lunar Cycles, Eclipses & Helions

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2008 Solar Cycle

2/4: Mid-Winter
3/20 (1:48 a.m. EDT): Spring Equinox
5/4: Mid-Spring
6/20 (7:59 p.m. EDT): Summer Solstice
8/6: Mid-Summer
9/22 (11:44 a.m. EDT): Autumn Equinox
11/6: Mid-Autumn
12/21 (7:04 a.m. EST): Winter Solstice

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 2008 Lunar Cycle

January Lunar Cycle
1/8 (6:37 a.m. EST) New Moon
1/15 (2:46 p.m. EST) Waxing Quarter Moon
1/22 (8:35 a.m. EST) Full Moon
1/30 (12:03 a.m. EST) Waning Quarter Moon

February Lunar Cycle
2/6 (10:44 p.m. EST) New Moon
2/13 (10:34 p.m. EST) Waxing Quarter Moon
2/20 (10:31 p.m. EST) Full Moon
2/28 (9:18 p.m. EST) Waning Quarter Moon

March Lunar Cycle
3/7 (12:14 p.m. EST) New Moon
3/14 (6:46 a.m. EDT) Waxing Quarter Moon
3/21 (2:40 p.m. EDT) Full Moon
3/29 (5:47 p.m. EDT) Waning Quarter Moon

April Lunar Cycle
4/5 (11:55 p.m. EDT) New Moon
4/12 (2:32 p.m. EDT) Waxing Quarter Moon
4/20 (6:25 a.m. EDT) Full Moon
4/28 (10:12 a.m. EDT) Waning Quarter Moon

May Lunar Cycle
5/5 (8:18 a.m. EDT) New Moon
5/11 (11:47 p.m. EDT) Waxing Quarter Moon
5/19 (10:11 p.m. EDT) Full Moon [Zodiac Blue Moon; Seasonal Blue Moon]
5/27 (10:57 p.m. EDT) Waning Quarter Moon

June Lunar Cycle
6/3 (3:23 p.m. EDT) New Moon
6/10 (11:04 p.m. EDT) Waxing Quarter Moon
6/18 (1:30 p.m. EDT) Full Moon
6/26 (8:10 a.m. EDT) Waning Quarter Moon

July Lunar Cycle
7/2 (10:19 p.m. EDT) New Moon
7/10 (12:35 a.m. EDT) Waxing Quarter Moon
7/18 (3:59 a.m. EDT) Full Moon
7/25 (2:42 p.m. EDT) Waning Quarter Moon

August Lunar Cycle
8/1 (6:13 a.m. EDT) New Moon
8/8 (4:20 p.m. EDT) Waxing Quarter Moon
8/16 (5:16 p.m. EDT) Full Moon
8/23 (7:50 p.m. EDT) Waning Quarter Moon
8/30 (3:58 p.m. EDT) New Moon

September Lunar Cycle
9/7 (10:04 p.m. EDT) Waxing Quarter Moon
9/15 (5:13 a.m. EDT) Full Moon
9/22 (1:04 a.m. EDT) Waning Quarter Moon
9/29 (4:12 a.m. EDT) New Moon

October Lunar Cycle
10/7 (5:04 a.m. EDT) Waxing Quarter Moon
10/14 (4:03 p.m. EDT) Full Moon
10/21 (7:55 a.m. EDT) Waning Quarter Moon
10/28 (7:14 p.m. EDT) New Moon

November Lunar Cycle
11/5 (11:04 p.m. EST) Waxing Quarter Moon
11/13 (1:17 a.m. EST): Full Moon
11/19 (4:31 p.m. EST) Waning Quarter Moon
11/27 (11:55 a.m. EST) New Moon

December Lunar Cycle
12/5 (4:26 p.m. EST) Waxing Quarter Moon
12/12 (11:37 a.m. EST) Full Moon
12/19 (5:29 a.m. EST) Waning Quarter Moon
12/27 (7:23 a.m. EST) New Moon

[Monthly Blue Moon: 2nd Full Moon in a calendar month.
Zodiac Blue Moon: 2nd Full Moon in a zodiac month/astrological period.
Seasonal Blue Moon: 3rd of 4 Full Moons in a season.]

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 2008 Lunar Eclipse

* 2/20 (7:36 p.m. EST) to 2/21 (1:15 a.m. EST): Total Lunar Eclipse (visible in North America).

(There are other solar and lunar eclipses not visible from North America.)

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2008 Helions

* 1/2 (7:00 p.m. EST): Earth Perihelion--when the Earth is closest to the Sun.
* 7/4 (4:00 a.m. EDT): Earth Aphelion--when the Earth is farthest from the Sun.

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Excerpted from
THE MYSTIC'S WHEEL OF THE YEAR 2008
A Multifaith Calendar Reflecting Eco-Egalitarian Spirituality
© 2007 Marija Miovski
www.WheeloftheYear.com