The third full moon of the year is traditionally knows as Worm Moon. The moon is known by different names in different parts of the world, names include Paschal Moon, Sugar Moon and Lenten Moon, as it appears during the days of Lent.
The full moon of March is known as Worm Moon because its the time of the year when the ground softens with moist and earthworm casts reappear, inviting the return of the robin birds. The moon is also called Full Sap Moon as it is the yearly time when the tapping of maple trees begin.
The Worm Moon is hailed as a super moon, this year it was seen on the full moon day of March on Sunday, March 28. The occasion also marks the arrival of spring. The Worm Moon also marks the Hindu festival Holi, as it is celebrated on the full moon day of Phalgun month as per Hindu calendar, which is the full moon day of March.
The names of full moons are said to be derived from some time-keeping traditions of American tribes. Some other super moon names include, Wolf Moon, Pink Moon, Flower Moon and Buck Moon.