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By analogy with a calendar day, the lunar day begins and ends with the moon rising, which can occur at any time of the day.
Where Do Moon Names Come From? Dolphin is the keeper of the Sacred Breath of Life and teaches us how to use our life-energy through breathing to revitalize ourselves.
Astronomical seasons do not match up with the lunar month.
Cultures around the world have passed down their own versions of stories about stars and creation.
When Is the Next Full Moon? Maka now wanted to be separate from Inyan, so she appealed to Skan, who is now the supreme judge of the universe.
Then when they came up to the sky of this world, that we live in, it was nighttime in the underworld.
However, from studies of the drawings and interpretations of historians, it may be inferred that the natives thought of stars as the spirits of their ancestors and they honored each with a name and symbol.