The Celts honored the rhythms of Nature, and observed different flavors of their environment according to the season. Like our Native American kin, the full moon in each month held a special personality.
For the reason that energetic spirit of oneness, I invite you connect with your personal lunar Celtic animal sign. Explore the options your lunar totems have for you.
Stag/Deer: December 24 – January 20
The stag Celtic animal sign has high ideals and aspirations. If you want to start a new project, get a Stag sign to help you. They’ll not be deterred from their vision. They’re thorough, patient and their persistence insures their triumphs. When others have long given up, Stags buck their way past boundaries. They are proud, and rightfully so – they hold themselves in a regal way. They truly are naturally noble, like they came from royalty. This is maybe not to say Stags feel entitled. Definately not it. They have confidence in righteous hard work, and their integrity is their trademark.
Cat: January 21 – February 17
Quick minded, and even quicker wit, the cat of the Celtic year packs a pounce in the realm of intellect. This Celtic animal sign has impeccable reasoning abilities, but more over they have a knack for seeing the underside of things, a “sixth mental sense” if you will. They have unorthodox vision, and should be asked when fresh new perspectives are needed in a project. They also have a sort, humanitarian quality which makes them lovable. Even though sometimes they can appear aloof because they prefer to be on the fringe, always observing. Nevertheless, they have the very best intentions at heart. Cats are also very creative, and need an artistic outlet expressing themselves.
Snake/Adder: February 18 – March 17
The Celtic animal sign of the snake includes a cool exterior but are infinitely lively. They are curious and so are always full of questions about how the world works, and how the people around them work (even if they aren’t openly asking, it is possible to bet they’re determining the answers within their own mind). Snakes are natural communicators, and they can be hugely persuasive. If they are passionate in regards to a cause they can gather the whole neighborhood making use of their zeal and enthusiasm for their purpose. Snakes can be spontaneous and unpredictable too. And even though they’re pretty flexible, they like what to go their way (who doesn’t? ), and will prove to be uncooperative if pushed in a corner.
Fox: March 18 – April 14
The fox sign is amazingly cunning and knows how to work a room with sly, sexy humor. Filled with guile, vigor and bright intelligence the fox is an untamable force. This Celtic animal sign may be the one to take with you on exotic vacations, they will wind your ways in to amazing adventures. They will have a knack for story telling, and every experience is fodder for their tales. They are tender-hearted, even though they don’t show that soft side too often because they’re too busy playing and cracking jokes. However, they aren’t shy about showing their loyalty; if you’re the friend of the fox, you’ve got a friend for life. Highly energetic and courageous, the fox comes with an indomitable spirit.
Bull/Cow: April 15 – May 12
Strong, loving, stable and sure are the watchwords for the bulls of the Celtic lunar year. Cows/bulls are the ones you turn to if you want a shoulder to cry on, honest opinions and solid advice (particularly in relationships). These Celtic animal signs have bullseye intuition and may spot a liar from a mile away. Because they’re highly intuitive, they can be misunderstood as moody or higher emotional. They also come across stubborness honestly. They’ve excellent taste, and also have a flair for classy elegance popular and home décor. These signs are as trustworthy because the day is long, and know how to keep a secret.
Seahorse: May 13 – June 9
The Celtic animal sign of seahorse is vastly flexible and resourceful. The seahorse is the person you need managing your finances or handling your legal matters because this type of person infinitely clever (if there’s a loophole, they’ve either found it or invented it). They also have amazing memory retention. They’ve been sometimes hard to check out because they’re minds are so sharp. They can also be changeable, but they always come back around to a level of high charisma. These people are astoundingly versatile and adapt remarkably well in virtually any environment. Seahorses are so loveable too. Even better, they love being adored, and easily reciprocate affection.
Wren: June 10 – July 7
The wren Celtic animal sign is associated with freshness, and opening to new insights, and sunnier dispositions. They are natural care givers and can sign sweet melodies to cheer their friends and family. They keep your cool in the midst of stormy weather. You want to have these folks with you when you are in a crisis; they’re resourceful and stay cool under pressure. Wrens are self-motivated (they know how to get what they want) and work best in solo situations. Also, they are have a high sense of responsibility and moral integrity. They seek balance inside their lives by being leaders at work on locally, but secretly they might rather be traveling abroad living a life of a gypsy (this but is often against their better judgment).
Horse: July 8 – August 4
Exuberant, expansive and powerful, the Celtic animal sign of the horse will give you a run for your money. Naturally competitive, and rightfully so. The horse has plenty of talent, and enough confidence to go ‘round, particularly running a business matters. They have a sixth sense with regards to strategy and navigation (these signs have an uncanny internal compass). They are gregarious, and openly charming (even flirty). They make grand appearances, and know how to carry themselves with style and authority. They do well in leadership positions, but they are simply as happy to function as helpers of the clan (as long as they are given sufficient recognition for their talents and contributions). Potentially headstrong, they are also valiant in times of adversity.
Salmon/Fish: August 5 – September 1
Salmon signs dive deep within their inner waters for inspiration, bright visions and dreamy perspective. They are naturally intuitive but they don’t make a big deal out of it. These people have an unique view of the world which makes them some of the community’s most readily useful artists, poets and visionaries. Some times they dive much too deep for ordinary people, and some just can’t follow where they swim. But that’s ok, the fish sign needs that kind of depth, isolation and introspection since when they come right back up for air, the planet is awed by their brilliance and insight.
Swan: September 2 – September 29
Spiritually evolved, and eloquent in expressing themselves, the swan swims in a class of these own. They have high standards, infinitely discriminating tastes and they have a keen eye for beauty (even when others cannot see it). Very refined and noble, sometimes the swan is mistaken as detached. This however, isn’t the case. The swan is a lover, and can prove to be quite passionate in relationships. That “coolness” originates from the swan’s knowledge of composure. They’re natural aristocrats. They can be exacting in details, and also have specific ideas about how exactly things should be done. If you want someone who is perceptive, organized and intensely tasteful, get a swan’s perspective.
Butterfly: September 30 – October 27
This Celtic animal sign lives up to the adage “social butterfly. ” Flitting from friend to friend in parties, and always in contact with loved ones (they’re the ones always on the phone, or texting). They can’t make it. Butterflies are gentle souls who can’t be tied down for very long. They love to dream, express new some ideas and talk about high- falutin plans with almost all their friends. These are individuals who brighten up any dark day using their cheer and magnetically bright personalities. They have been naturally empathetic, and would never intentionally harm anybody. Rather, they make easy friends, and like to see others uplifted. Butterflies bring a sense of wonder and youth to our world. Keep these people around you to remind you of how certainly good life could be.
Wolf/Hound: October 28 – November 24
Wolves have a solid sense of purpose, and will go to great lengths to see their point is manufactured, and fully comprehended. This Celtic animal sign is fearless, brave and they rarely compromise. These are the hero’s you want with you in the heat of battle. They will not back off, and they will just take no quarter. The others marvel at their inner fortitude. Where do they find the energy and wherewithal to help keep going? They thrive on challenge, that’s what gives them their stamina. They will have impeccable character, and “honor” is their middle name. They’re strong willed, and sometimes live up to the “lone wolf” label. Nevertheless, you always know where you stand using them, and they will unite with you as long as you share their cause.
Hawk/Falcon: November 25 – December 23
Seldom do we see more focus in the Celtic animal signs than that of the hawk. When these signs see something they need, they go after it with a force that is remarkable. If, however, they aren’t interested in a project, they will fly off to other more interesting prospects. They care deeply for wisdom, and usually concentrate on sharing that knowledge with the others. They could be very philanthropic and generous. Hawks have a keen sense of balance, and they navigate through life having an internal “true north” that creates an uncanny integrity within them. They are open minded and philosophical. Although they entertain all manner of hypotheses, they are strongly opinionated (that inner “true north” thing). That’s not to say they cannot be persuaded.
I hope enjoyed this page on Celtic Animal signs of the Celtic zodiac! Let us know what you consider your sign in the comments, and be sure to talk about this with your friends to find out what sign they have as well.