Noumenia Ceremony (First day of the Lunar month)

A little something for the New Moon.

The Hellenic festival calendar is lunar based and the beginning of each month is marked by the appearance of the new moon. This usually takes place on the day after the astronomical New Moon in any particular region. The first day of the month is named Noumenia and it is a sacred day, dedicated to Apollon. On this day we honour all of the cherished Gods, and especially the Household Gods: Hestia, Apollon, Zeus, Hermes and Hekate.

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